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Instructional Systems Designer 


Instructional Systems Designer


King George, VA

Desired Candidate Qualities:

Tech Wizards is seeking a Senior Instructional Systems Designer (ISD) for a major DoD services contract. The candidate should have at least five years of experience with design and development of the systematic instructional design process, and best practices in an organizational training environment. The candidate will be working closely with the integrated product team (IPT) to design, develop, and implement technology-enabled, distributed training solutions for future Navy.


  • At least five years of experience in design and development of courseware using standard instructional design best practices

  • ISD Certification from an accredited institution along with more than five years’ experience may be substituted for BS/BA degree


  • Knowledgeable of different learning theories

  • Experience in the ADDIE and PADDIE-M instructional design process

  • Experience conducting a thorough and comprehensive Needs Assessment (NA) and Front End Analysis (FEA)

  • Ability to identify and document current learning needs/requirements/deficiencies, instructional goals, learning objectives, and detailed strategies to accomplish objectives

  • Ability to lead a detailed Job Duty Task Analysis (JDTA) and document specific knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Ability to create formative and cumulative assessment(s) as necessary, aligning with training goals and objectives

  • Experience designing and developing course material, instructor guides, trainee guides, job aids, and analysis reports

  • Experience developing classroom and technology based course ware and materials

  • Strong training technology skills and experience in technology delivery platform options; know and articulate the pros and cons of each, and be able to select and align the platform for instructional goal

  • Ability to measure the effectiveness of newly developed and tested training

  • Solid foundation of adult learning theory, and adult education industry and best practices


  • Attention to detail

  • Recent work samples must be provided

  • Experience providing ISD support on customer site for Federal Government, highly preferred

Education/Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in Adult Learning, Instructional Design, Education, or other area of study comparably relevant to the management of this effort

Requirements and Expectations:

  • US Citizenship and ability to obtain a Secret Clearance

  • Working with a team of Subject Matter Experts (SME’s), stakeholders, developers, technologists, and DoD leadership

  • Conduct training research as directed, and apply best practices based on specific training requirements

  • Pilot training and conduct testing at all levels

  • Lead training in instructional design including conducting research, creating lesson plans and job aids, creating guides and other instructional materials

  • Utilize multimedia technology and authorizing tools on a daily basis


Tech Wizards is an employee-oriented company offering:

  • Exceptional salaries

  • Company funded retirement plans

  • Major medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their dependents

  • Competitive vacation, holiday, and sick leave packages

  • Life insurance and short/long term disability insurance

  • Educational assistance programs

  • Flexible work schedules


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:

Tech Wizards is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


Interested candidates should submit a job application by selecting the "Apply Now" button. 

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