Technical Trainer Sr

May 21 2024
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence
Categories Defence, Security,
Victoria, BC • Full time

About the role

We are recruiting to fill an ACSO training Subject Matter Expert (SME) role to help build and lead our Courseware Development team for our Air Environment Programs. The successful candidate will play a significant role in leading the development team, driving training, overseeing courseware design and development efforts through the transition-in period of future air programs. The candidate will function in a fast paced, dynamic environment working as the Courseware Development sub-IPT supporting the overall Training IPT.


  • Develop an understanding of future air program structure, goals, and priorities.
  • Assist in building and leading the air environment courseware team consisting of up to 20 Instructional System Designers, Courseware Developers, Multimedia Developers and Game Engine Programmers among others.
  • Act as a rear sensor & combat operator training SME and lead.
  • Oversee an AGILE development approach leading site courseware development teams and working with Program level leads to ensure successful courseware development & integration across the program.
  • Collaborate with Training System Design team to oversee the analysis, design, and development of air environment foundational training documents such as Training Needs, Media Analyses, Courseware Development, Acceptance Plans and Training Plans.
  • Ensure courseware development adheres to approved training plans & courseware style guides.
  • Work closely with customer stakeholders to ensure courseware is suitable and fit-for-purpose throughout the development process.
  • Manage multiple priorities and workflows though liaison across interdisciplinary teams and respective leads.
  • Identify and act on opportunities for continuous improvement throughout the life of the program.
  • Be the driving force championing modern, iterative development processes for the courseware development team, reviewers, and stakeholders utilizing an AGILE approach.
  • Maintain proficiency with enterprise development tool suite.
  • Support Diversity & Inclusion in day-to-day activities.
  • Work with minimal supervision following common company processes.

What you bring to the role

What you bring to the role:

  • Diploma from a recognized school or military/civilian training with 5-7 years of professional experience
  • Recent RCAF experience in an ACSO role
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Proven ability to lead through change and ambiguity
  • Strong verbal and written communication skillsSolid working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

Additional skills desired for the role

Additional skills desired for the role:

  • Qualified Flight Instructor experience
  • Training Development Officer experience or Training Standards staff experience
  • Familiarity with the Canadian Forces Individual Training and Education System (CFITES)
  • Familiarity with iterative development processes such as AGILE
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) certification and experience is an asset
Combat Management System exposure is an asset

What we offer you

We walk our talk when it comes to work/life balance! Your physical, mental and financial wellbeing matters to us. On top of working in a highly supportive, friendly, respectful environment, this is what you can expect when you join our team as a Regular Full-Time employee:

  • Flexible, compressed work schedules, depending on business requirements, where you have the option of Fridays off, as well as the possibility to work remote part-time
  • Competitive compensation
  • Time to recharge with vacation, personal days, holidays, and parental leaves
  • Comprehensive Family Medical, Dental and Vision coverage available on your first day of employment, along with:
    • Virtual Health Care (24/7 access to medical professionals)
    • A Wellness Spending Account to aid in your wellness journey
    • Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP) which includes free face to face counselling sessions
    • Medical Travel Insurance
    • Onsite fitness facilities at our main office locations
  • A Registered Retirement Savings Plan that includes matching company contributions on your first day of employment, that also includes access to Financial Advisors providing investment advice and comprehensive financial planning
  • Employee discounts to save on goods, services and various recreational activities
  • Access to a robust spectrum of development resources to enhance your skills and/or advance your career including:
    • Free learning resources through a modern and engaging platform
    • Education Assistance Program
    • Reimbursement for a professional membership
    • Self-directed Mentoring

About us

Lockheed Martin Canada is the Canadian-based arm of Lockheed Martin Corporation, a global security and aerospace company employing 115,000 people worldwide, including more than 1,300 Canadians. By applying innovative approaches of our highly skilled and experienced Canadian workforce, we have been Canada's trusted defence and aerospace partner for over 80 years. We operate major facilities in Ottawa, Montreal, Halifax, Calgary and Victoria and work on a wide range of programs from advanced naval technology products and unmanned systems software to providing delivery and in-service support of the latest military aircraft to commercial engine repair and overhaul capabilities. This position is part of the Rotary and Mission Systems business area, where employees across Canada support engineering, systems integration, training, sustainment and in-service support programs for Canadian and international military customers across land, air and sea.

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