Job Description

Kitty Hawk Technologies, a growing service, technology, and manufacturing innovator, is seeking talented and motivated professionals to deliver lean and effective solutions to our government and industry partners. We have an immediate opening for a Training Specialist to join our team. This position will provide an opportunity to develop the innovative technology that supports some of our nation’s most important defense initiatives. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and health benefits, the Training Specialist will join a motivated, talented, and technically accomplished team. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.

Candidates must be results oriented and have the ability to work in a well-organized, logical and systematic manner. They will set clear objectives, monitor progress, take corrective action and control performance levels to maintain high internal customer satisfaction. They will possess deep insight into customer requirements and will maintain the ability to ethically influence those requirements. They will be able to clearly define and clearly articulate compelling solutions and will require an ability to quickly assimilate and apply complex technical information.


This position is contingent upon contract award.


  • Independently develop and implements creative solutions for delivering customized training modules specific to the needs of the customer.
  • Analyze, design, develop, implement, and evaluate instructional systems and programs and training curriculum and materials.
  • Serve in working groups to analyze individual task standards and produce learning objectives at a level appropriate for and tailored to the specific target population.
  • Develop and produce all required curriculum materials as assigned or required from the analysis and design of the courses.
  • Create and/or maintain master lesson files and inspect materials to ensure consistency of content and compliance.
  • Participate in comprehensive program reviews.
  • Recommend changes associated with curriculum development.
  • Have overall responsibility and authority for accomplishing or directing the progress of assigned training projects and events.
  • Daily interaction with engineers, developers, testers, users, and the government customers
  • Assist in the development of Computer-Based Training (CBT) and ILT student handouts, instructional materials, aids, and manuals
  • Identify training requirements by evaluating program needs and participating in meetings with program, software, and engineering teams
  • Review training presentations and web enabled-video training modules and provide feedback to development team
  • Respond to user request for support, via phone and email, regarding functionality of the application


  • A bachelor's degree in an education, training, or related field and at least seven (7) years of professional experience, OR A master's degree in an education, training, or related field and at least five (5) years of professional experience. Navy Master Training Specialist (MTS) may be substituted for Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET DoD clearance is a must - U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills. Proficient with MS Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must be a quick learner who adapts easily to frequently changing requirements and thrives in an exciting environment.
  • Effectively contribute on teams developing rigorous analytic solutions to top-level Navy training issues
  • Exercise independent judgment and work autonomously with minimal supervision
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, the ability and willingness to multi-task, and capable of professionally addressing client questions and issues
  • Experience in technology insertion, such as AR/VR and student immersion, into training existing environments

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