Job Description

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Lexington Park,MD,US
Instructional System Designer, Lead

The Opportunity:

Do you want to develop training that will transform defense mission readiness? As an instructional designer, you know that even the best tools and processes can’t have impact without the right education and training. Constructing an interactive course that teaches critical information requires a real passion for understanding the needs of your customer. We have an opportunity for an instructional designer who is committed to solving some of the toughest challenges in defense mission readiness by crafting effective and innovative training products.

As a leader on our team, you’ll work with SMEs, product designers, and clients to capture your customer’s training needs and advise them on the right learning solution to help them accomplish their mission. Putting the learner at the center of the training experience, your team will design asynchronous material and performance support tools. You’ll manage efforts to build training material with multimedia specialists, graphic artists, and instructors.

You’ll encourage your team to use their technical skills and creativity to come up with new ideas to develop an engaging, interactive learning experience on screen or in a classroom. You’ll recommend cutting-edge multimedia technologies and strategies, including blended learning, screencasting, and gamification to build a successful learning environment. You know communication is key, so you’ll meet with SMEs and product designers throughout the process to discuss learning material and incorporate feedback. To ensure your learning solution is hitting the mark, you’ll work with your team to collect and analyze results using evaluation methodologies such as the Kirkpatrick Model. You’ll share your expertise through leadership and mentoring. As a leader, you’ll identify new opportunities to build solutions to your customer’s learning needs. This is a chance to use your deep understanding of training methodologies to shape a creative learning experience that will engage students.

Work with us as we improve our clients' mission readiness through learner-centered instructional design and development.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 10+ years of experience establishing training needs, developing goals and objectives, developing training, and applying an instructional systems design (ISD) process
  • 5+ years of experience in developing self-paced interactive or online courseware training for use in Department of the Navy environments
  • 3+ years of experience leading training development efforts leveraging an ISD process
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, Organizational Learning, Human Factors, Training, or Training Technology preferred; Master’s degree in Education, Psychology, Organizational Learning, Human Factors, Training, or Training Technology a plus
  • Graduate level Instructional Design certification

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required. 
Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $84,600.00 to $193,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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