Technical Training/Instructional Designer

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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


Peraton is seeking a motivated Technical Training/Instructional Designer to join our team at our Landover, MD office.


Our program provides full life cycle support for a large Information Technology (IT) system for the Department of Defense (DoD). This program delivers full life-cycle engineering support for all system elements including Development (hardware, software, and networks), Systems and Security Engineering (Integration, testing and Deployment), Sustainment (Logistics, and field support), Network Operations Center (NOC)/Help Desk, and Government user training support for user community.


The Technical Training/Instructional Designer will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Train all system users specifically – System Administrators, Security Managers, Site Chiefs, System Security Administrators, and Deployable users.
  • Provide a classroom environment, equipment, and software ready for the trainees; maintain a thorough and current knowledge of the system.
  • Keep all training course materials, practical exercises, and examinations current, and ensure the training software suite reflects the current fielded configuration.
  • Develop new courses in response to Government tasking. 
  • Assist in designing computer-based training modules within system environment.
  • Keeps abreast of training and development research: learning theory, motivation theory, and new materials, methods, and techniques.

**This role is required to provide support, on-site, Mon-Fri**

**This program does allow for a flexible work schedule and is walking distance from a Metro station**


Required Qualifications: 

  • An active/current TS/SCI Security Clearance.
  • Bachelor’s degree with two (2) years of relevant experience in Instructional Design, curriculum development, and Training; or a master’s degree with no years of experience; or a High-school Diploma/GED with six (6) years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • At least one (1+) or more years of experience using learning and development methods, developing creative eLearning content, and familiarity with eLearning platforms and practices (i.e. Articulate Storyline, Captivate)
  • Must be capable of relating technical data to non-technical mid-level military officers and DOD civilians.
  • Familiarity and experience with Instructional Design techniques and development.
  • Good organizational skills along with strong written, presentation and excellent verbal communications skills to include experience in the development and delivery of training course materials.

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in English, Journalism, Communications or related+ discipline and four (4) years of relevant experience, or master’s degree and two (2) years of experience, or High-school Diploma/GED and 10 years of relevant experience.

Salary Range Estimates:


The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. 




Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.


Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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