Instructional Systems Designer & Trainer


Instructional Systems Designer & Trainer

Silver Spring, MD
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Suntiva seeks an INSTRUCTIONAL SYSTEMS DESIGNER / TRAINER to join our human capital consulting team dedicated to delivering workforce solutions to federal agencies. As an Instructional Systems Designer/Trainer, you will be responsible for applying your passion for teaching and creating effective training solutions to provide US government agencies the best learning environment possible for their workforce.


    You will work alongside Suntiva team members as you design, develop, implement and evaluate interesting, engaging and informative courses -- training solutions that address identified learner profiles and learning styles. You will assess learning needs and recommend blended learning solutions that incorporate scenarios, exercises and other activities that appeal to onsite classroom-based learners, as well as virtual participants and e-learners.

    You will support federal agencies throughout the Washington DC Metro, exposing you to not only a variety of organizations, but also allow you to develop custom solutions that address unique training challenges facing each agency. You will use your training delivery expertise to facilitate training events that dazzle participants and make the learning experience fun.


    • BS Degree in Instructional Design, Training, Human Resources Management, Organization Development or related field
    • Instructional Systems Design Certification
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Government Public Trust clearance
    • 10+ years of instructional design experience which can include designing new lesson plans, re-designing or updating existing lesson plans or courses
    • 8+ years of delivering classroom training either in-person and/or virtually
    • Experience supporting US Federal Civilian Agency clients
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience implementing effective quality control processes
    • Ability to support client locations throughout Washington DC Metro area to include Northern VA (NoVA) and Maryland
    • Excellent project and time management skills to thrive in a fast-paced, dead-line driven environment
    • Experience growing project work through identifying client needs, writing proposals, developing white papers


    • Demonstrated experience designing and developing leadership development, management and supervisory training
    • Experience working in HHS Operating Divisions (e.g., FDA, NIH, CDC, etc.)


    When joining Suntiva, you can expect the opportunity to address client challenges that matter and have fun in the process:

    • A values-driven culture. Our corporate values include: Embody great minds and great hearts, Assume good intentions, Foster collaboration and teamwork, Hold ourselves accountable for results, and Do the right thing all the time!
    • A team-oriented environment with some of the smartest colleagues you'll ever work with
    • Growth and development opportunities

    At Suntiva, our employees are our most valuable asset. Our employees bring their great minds and hearts to help our clients achieve their desired results. As such, we want to make sure that we are doing the right thing, all the time by supporting our employees to achieve their desired results in life. We provide a comprehensive and highly competitive total compensation and benefits package that brings you real value and security to enjoy life today and plan for tomorrow.


    Suntiva is a business transformation and technology company located in Falls Church, VA, serving Federal Government agencies. We enable our clients to improve performance through people, process, and technology in significant, measurable, and sustainable ways. We provide mission critical information technology, digital transformation, organizational performance, human capital, and acquisition lifecycle solutions—with great minds and great hearts.

    Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status

    Job: Instructional Systems Designer/Trainer

    Primary Location(s): United States - Washington, DC Metro

    Nearest Major Market: Washington, DC Metro

    Job Segments: Professional Services, Management Consulting