Instructional Designer - Port Hueneme, CA

Clearance Level
Instructional Development
Port Hueneme, California
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Curriculum Development

Design Training

Instructional Design

REQ#: RQ164749
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Instructional Developer Senior

Transform technology into opportunity as an Instructional Developer Senior with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As an Instructional Developer Senior you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Instructional Developer Senior joining our team to design and develop curriculum for ILT, ILE, and IMI training, including ability to analyze, design, and develop instructional material for the Naval Construction Force.


  • Design and develop instructional approaches and interactive courseware to meeting training requirements.
  • Write training materials, including tasks, learning objectives, content, lesson maps, instructional strategies, learning events and activities, test items, and interface design and controls for Interactive Multi-Media products.
  • Develop video and audio scripts and storyboards.
  • Develop lesson plans, exercise controller guides, on-the-job training handbooks.
  • Develop tests, testing plans, and associated documentation.
  • Assist in formative and summative evaluations.


A degree in Education/Psychology/Instructional Systems Design or an associated degree is required and must have included accredited course work (study) in at least three of the following four areas:

  • The principles and techniques used in designing training programs, developing design strategy and models, and applying design methods to the improvement of instructional effectiveness

  • The techniques for evaluating the effectiveness of instructional/ educational programs, including developing written and performance tests and survey instruments, and determining reliability and validity of evaluation instruments

  • The techniques appropriate for developing training materials, including identifying learner characteristics, specifying objectives, applying training strategy, validating training materials, and evaluating training

  • The application of instructional technology in education and training, including learning management systems, learning assessment systems, and, or gamification techniques for learning.

Preferred Skills:

The Instructional Designer should have experience performing all aspects of training system analysis and design, leading a multi-disciplinary training design implementation team.

● Location: On Customer Site. The Instructional Designer will work as part of a team, onsite at the Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering (CSFE) in Port Hueneme, CA, therefore, candidate must reside within a commutable distance of Port Hueneme, CA.
● US Citizenship Required. Candidate must be a US citizen with a qualifying background investigation (NACLC or higher) to meet eligibility requirements for an IT Level II Common Access Card (CAC) for access to Government systems.

● 9/80 work schedule
● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

6 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $68,000 - $102,000. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.