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Instructional Systems Designer - TS/SCI with Polygraph Required

Instructional Systems Designer - TS/SCI with Polygraph Required

locationTysons, VA, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Full Time


Are you looking for a career where you’ll help our nation’s intelligence community (IC) develop and deliver world class training for their workforce?

Do you enjoy designing innovative and engaging learning programs that excite learners as they build their technical, leadership and professional skills?

Do you partner with clients to understand learning needs and translate those needs into relevant learning content?

Do you like building e-learning content that leverages best practice e-learning tools and technology?

LMI, rated by the Washington Post as the top DC-area employer in 2021, is looking for an experienced Instructional Systems Designer (ISD) to join the Human Capital Solutions group assisting our client within the Washington Metro Area in the full spectrum of training and development.

LMI is a private government consulting firm, dedicated exclusively to advancing the management of the government. As a not-for-profit company, we deliver the best value for the government dollar as all revenues are directed to our mission of advancing government rather than to delivering shareholder value. We operate completely free of political and commercial bias, and we are entirely aligned with the goals of our clients. Our clients value our not-for-profit status and specialized services in logistics, intelligence, homeland security, health care, and energy and environment markets. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction.

We offer a generous compensation package with excellent benefits that start the first day of employment. Business casual dress, flex time, and tuition reimbursement are a few of our many work-life benefits available to our employees.


What You’ll Do:

You will work an intelligence agency organization that is responsible for accelerating innovation and making sure teams have the tools and techniques they need to operate in a modern, connected world.  From cybersecurity to IT infrastructure, this organization is responsible for providing technology and other training to keep staff on the forefront of the digital landscape.

For this organization, you will be responsible for end-to-end instructional systems design for a variety of courses on leadership, technical and professional skills topics.  

On a daily basis you’ll be leading the strategic and tactical elements of course design and development to deliver innovative training utilizing industry ISD standards such as ADDIE and SAM for instructor-led, scenario-based and web-based training. 

You’ll support the transition of in-person training to virtual learning content and will work with service delivery teams to develop training for a new capabilities.

To ensure the quality of programs delivered, that they are meeting stated objectives, and are up-to-date with established policies, you’ll design and conduct course evaluations and curriculum review to update courses upon completion.


Because this position is responsible for an important program within the IC, as an ISD you’ll have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in instructional systems design, training, human resources development or related field
  • 8 years of experience in instructional systems design, with approximately 5 of years of hands-on experience producing eLearning storyboards and other artifacts with eLearning development software programs such as Camtasia, Captivate, Storyline and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience with online learning platforms such as Moodle and Blackboard
  • A track record of transitioning in person to virtual instructor-led or e-learning content
  • Proven experience as a self-starter who also works well with a team
  • The ability to multi-task and build strong relationships with customers
  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph

Difference You’ll Make

Our nation’s national security leaders need accurate, timely intelligence to make decisions. Ensuring our nation’s intelligence workforce is trained and skilled in core technical and leadership areas is essential to mission success.  You’ll play a key role in ensuring our nation's best and brightest bring their talents to bare. 

LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, protected veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application process, please contact

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