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8 Oct 2013

Full-Time Instructional Designer/Course Developer (Boston, MA)

Coverity – Posted by TechWhirl Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description

The Sr. Instructional Designer/Course Developer is part of an exciting team   that creates and delivers courseware to enable our customers and partners to   be successful with Coverity. The Coverity Education team is looking for an   Instructional Designer/Course Developer with experience that covers the   entire gamut of training — from course concept to development of   instructor-led and self-paced learning. The position supports our software   development platform so ideally you should have an understanding of complicated   software development tools.

The Instructional Designer/Course Developer should have, or be able to   acquire, in-depth knowledge of Coverity products. You will need the ability   to collaborate with Instructors, Software Developers, Product Managers,   Professional Services and Product Support to ensure the accuracy and   relevancy of course offerings. The proven ability to work independently to   manage projects is required.

• Help create and execute an education strategy for our   end-user customers by creating materials such as interactive e-learning,   tutorials, classroom and live-online training materials.
• The successful individual in this role is detail-oriented, energetic, and   flexible, and can work in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines   and shifting priorities.
• Manage course projects from inception and design phase to production and   release.
• Quickly learn tasks and processes required by various customer audiences   and translate that information into e-learning courseware for Coverity customers.
• Assist with instructor-led courseware for classroom and virtual delivery.   This includes the creation and production of Powerpoint, student guides and   hands-on lab environment and instructions.
• Keep up-to-date on product new features, and update the courseware   appropriately.
• Incorporate industry best practices and techniques from a training and   learning standpoint. Displays passion to stay current on industry trends and   related technology.
• Takes initiative and displays creativity to help customers and partners get   measurably greater understanding and productivity with Coverity.
• Engage in special projects to support the Education team’s business   processes and tools as required.

• 3+ years hands-on experience developing e-learning courseware   and computer-based training for an application software company.
• Knowledge of instructional technologies including LMS systems, cloud   e-learning offerings, and other computer-based training tools and services
• Hands-on experience with a variety of e-learning authoring tools required:   Captivate, Articulate, Camtasia, etc. Experience with Photoshop, or similar   tool, to create graphics.
• Experience using an LMS to deliver courseware. Knowledge of SCORM and AICC   conformance desired.

• Experience designing, developing and maintaining   courseware, learning objectives, training aids, tutorials and hands-on   exercises
• Ability to break down complex topics into logical sequences.
• Experience with a SaaS product required. A bachelors degree in computer   science is desired.




Job Categories: Information Design and Instructional Design. Job Types: Full-Time.

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