Job ID: 212196
Location: AUSTIN, TX, United States
Date Posted: Feb 23, 2021
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Program Mgmt
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Public Trust
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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SAIC is seeking a Training Lead in support of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) weather research efforts and its Earth Prediction Innovation Center (EPIC). The position will form part of a team of managers helping NOAA to execute a new approach to improve its Unified Forecast System (UFS) for weather modeling and prediction.
The Training Lead will develop and deliver EPIC training content to stakeholders through on-line content delivery, direct one-on-one support, webinars on specific issues, and other methods and venues that are useful in educating and improving stakeholder ability to support EPIC.
- Collaborates with the NOAA functional organization to develop, enhance, and/or evaluate new or existing learning objectives and course content.
- Develops, directs, plans, delivers and evaluates training programs or activities to meet NOAA learning objectives.
- Creates NOAA course content, training materials, visual aids and documentation to support a variety of instructional formats such as lecture, lab exercises, field training, computer-based training (CBT), and/or web-based training (WBT).
The Training Lead will work with the EPIC User Support Lead and other experts in the PMO to produce online user’s guides, release notes, tutorials, and developer’s guides with each software release as well as online and in-person training/tutorials. The Training Lead will help with the design and support of hackathons, code sprints, and scientific workshops to solve problems identified by the UFS community. They will provide access to an innovation hub to collaborate with weather scientists and deliver onsite training for students and model developers of the UFS, which supports an open source modeling community and R2O/O2R improvements.
The ideal candidate is a technologist and training expert with experience training scientists in IT systems and especially Cloud based technologies and computer programming. They will have created and implemented online and in-person training and tutorials. They will have excellent writing and speaking skills.
TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Required: Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, IT Systems, or related field. Nine (9) years of experience.
Preferred: Masters degree in Computer Science/Mathematics/Information Technology. Seven (7) years of experience.
US Citizen with the ability to gain a Public Trust clearance.
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