At Suntiva, we are seeking talented and tech savvy Instructional Systems Designers to share in our passion for helping clients improve the performance of their organizations in significant, measurable, and sustainable ways. Are you a TS/SCI cleared ISD who can adeptly transform a wide range of content into engaging and effective online, blended and in-class courses?

What You Will Be Doing

  • Plan, conduct, analyze, and report needs assessments to determine customer requirements for training and learner profiles, as well as to determine learner profiles and learner learning styles
  • Integrate new technologies into the learning experience
  • Work collaboratively with multimedia and graphic designers
  • Train instructors on how to effectively use technology when delivering material
  • Research and design new and existing courses and curriculums according to processes based on the ATD (Association for Talent Development) standards, as well as other Instructional Design association standards
  • Design and develop lessons, certification criteria, exercises, case studies, briefings, testing, feedback evaluations, and other learning activities for online, blended, and face-to-face delivery platforms to include design and development of media and current aids suitable for best content delivery
  • Coordinate development and design of media used in the lessons created by the ISDs or suggested by the Subject Matter Expert (SME) or any other stakeholder as directed by the Sponsor
  • Create schedules and organize meetings with course team members as needed or as indicated by the Sponsor
  • Research existing course content and propose new or updated course materials, which apply best practices and principles of adult learning
  • Research and assess new learning materials and new ISO resources
  • Provide support to management to ensure the best learning environment possible for all students, instructors, and Front Office
  • Document and maintain assigned projects, course materials, and job aids

What You Need For This Position

  • Must possess and active TS/SCI security clearance with Polygraph
  • At least five years of experience with instructional design to include designing new lesson plans, re¬ designing existing lesson plans, and updating courses
  • Experience with SharePoint Administration
  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point

What's In It For You

  • We are not your typical Intel contractor. We focus on building teams of the best and brightest who are looking for careers with Suntiva. We view you as a valuable asset, supporting our growth beyond the current contract.
  • At Suntiva, there is no prescribed career path. Our leaders get to know you as an individual. They help you grow in a variety of directions, whether in our Intel, Defense or Civilian practices.
  • Our Intel practice is growing, which means many opportunities for you.
  • We understand your need for flexibility and work within contract parameters to provide as much flexibility as possible.
  • Suntiva’s hiring standards are high, so other smart and talented professionals will surround you.
  • Our benefits are some of the best in the industry, including 4 weeks of paid personal leave and up to 40 hours per year to pursue training that advances your career.


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.

Health Coverage: Two options for both medical and dental administered by Blue Cross and BlueShield, as well as company, paid Vision plan will ensure you have the flexibility your family needs.

Retirement: To ensure your tomorrows are taken care of, we provide both traditional, and Roth IRA retirement plan options and our employee contribution match is 100% of the first 1% plus 50% of the next 5% of deferrals.

PTO: With four weeks of personal leave and 10 holidays per year, each employee has time to pursue travel or make sure that life is more than just work.

Financial Security: It is vital that Suntiva can support our employees in the good times and the bad. In case life takes a terrible turn our Life, Accidental Death, and Dismemberment (AD&D), short-term and long-term disability insurance is available at no cost to employees.

Tuition & Training: There is no limit to how great our minds can be. Suntiva’ s employees receive reimbursement for certifications, training, conferences, and continuing education AND up to 40 hours per year of paid time to continue expanding their expertise.

Learn & Grow: Some of the best ways to grow our minds is from learning from the expertise within Suntiva. There are ample opportunities through brown bags, practice area groups, robust performance management and internal mentoring.

Wellness Benefits: Our Wellness Program promotes workforce health and includes $300 annually and a Fitbit for each employee.

Referral & Business Development Bonus: Help us grow the company and earn cash rewards.

Voluntary Benefits: Life comes with expenses. To help offset some the expenses, Suntiva offers flexible spending accounts, pet insurance and more.

*These benefits are provided to all full-time employees and are pro-rated for part-time employees.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/D/V

Job: Instructional Systems Designer
Primary Location(s): United States- Virginia
Nearest Major Market: Washington DC
Job Segments: Professional Services, Management Consulting, Instructional Design, WBT, CBT, Project Management