DMS International is a consulting, information technology and training company headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland. At DMS our quality policy is to be among the "best in class" providers of management and information technology consulting services in partnership with our customers. We hire professionals who take pride in doing quality work and who are committed to the customer.

DMS seeks candidates that possess and display the attributes that reflect the DMS Core Values of:

  • Quality in delivering solutions,
  • Integrity in conduct, and
  • Responsiveness to our customer’s mission.

Instructional System Designer (ISD)

DMS International (DMS) is seeking Instructional System Designer for a major FAA learning services contract. The Instructional System Designer will have 3 to 5 years of experience with Adult Learning practices and technology strategies in an organizational training environment. Must have experience in training development using ISD methodology; developing classroom and technology based courseware and materials; must be knowledgeable of adult education industry standards and best practices. Designs and develops classroom or technology based courseware and materials as well as performance and job aids. Works with SME’s and client stakeholders to design high-level content and learning systems and tools. Pilots and conducts testing at all levels. Conducts research as directed and applies best practices based on specific requirements.

Experience - Directly performing instructional system design including:

  • 3 to 5 years of direct experience in design and development of classroom and technology-based courseware using the ADDIE/ISD methodology
  • Direct ISD performance in:
  • Experience providing ISD support at customer sites for Federal Government highly preferred
  • Experience with FAA ATC, DoD, and other government agencies highly desirable
    • writing content, creating behavioral and cognitive objectives
    • research and assessment
    • creation of instructor guides
    • expert experience in the use of PowerPoints, videos, interactive simulations, and other instructional materials.
    • Utilization of multimedia technology and authoring tools.

Required Skills

  • Design interactive Level III and IV learning content preferably in management and leadership topics
  • Design performance-based simulations and job aids
  • Conduct analysis to define learning objectives; design and develop training courses, technology-based courseware, performance based tools and job aids
  • Research and apply best practices based on client-specific requirements
  • Generate instructional content and materials
  • Implement and make recommendations on learning and technology strategies
  • Proficient in MS Project
  • Attention to detail required
  • Recent Work samples must be provided


  • BA/BS in Adult Learning, Instructional Design, Education or other area of study comparably relevant to the management of this effort, from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • ISD Certification from an accredited institution is also required.

Job Locations

Washington DC, Silver Spring MD, Tampa FL