Instructional Developer - DC Metro

Clearance Level
Instructional Development
Ashburn, Virginia

REQ#: RQ138624

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

The Instructional Developer is responsible for supporting training activities for federal government clients of GDIT. The person in this position will assist with the production and execution of virtual learning programs (webinars, web-based training, and virtual conferences), in-person instructor-led training, user guides, and other training-related resources. Design, development, and facilitation skills are a must.


  • Participate in developing new and existing products that meet government training needs
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts and instructional designers to build innovative training programs and content
  • Develop training materials including instructor guides, student guides, supplemental training materials such as quick reference guides, web-based training, and other training content, as needed
  • Assist with planning, developing, and evaluating in-person, online and hybrid training programs
  • Support learning technology initiatives, including webinars, online courses, self-paced e-learning and streaming video
  • Prepare regular program content and messaging (course descriptions, learning objectives, outreach emails, etc.)
  • Conduct research for relevant learning program content


  • Bachelor’s degree in instructional technology, e-learning, instructional design or related field.
  • 2+ years of experience developing training content
  • Current DHS U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) BI Clearance or Secret Clearance preferred or must have the ability to obtain one.
  • Excellent understanding and application of all phases of the ADDIE process.
  • Knowledge and application of Adult Learning theory.
  • Awareness of Section 508 compliance, and conversion of training and supporting documentation into 508 compliant products.
  • Experience facilitating training in-person in a traditional classroom setting or on-line via virtual classrooms
  • Experience or training in developing learning design documents, storyboards, and e-learning prototypes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of major online delivery and content sharing platforms (i.e. MS Teams, WebEx, Adobe Connect, Blackboard, SharePoint, etc.)

***This is a hybrid role being both remote and onsite in Ashburn, VA.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.