Varen Technologies

Instructional Designer

Clearance Requirements
Top Secret/SCI with polygraph


Varen Technologies is an Intelligence Services Provider focusing on information technology services and solutions for the Defense and Intelligence Communities.  We provide high caliber intelligence professionals to assist in all aspects of systems implementation, delivering leading edge solutions using the latest tools and technologies. 


We hire professionals who match our core values and high standards, and who are looking to work in a dynamic, team-oriented environment.  It is our belief that professional growth and development are among the most important ways to keep our highly talented employees challenged and motivated.  This belief keeps us focused on career paths for each individual, giving our employees the ability to fulfill their personal and professional goals.  Add that to our highly competitive benefits, rapid growth and success, Varen is just an exciting place to work!


Our core support is in the following five areas:

  • Cyber Solutions
  • Strategic Management & SETA
  • Software & IT Solutions
  • Intel Analysis
  • Military Health Programs

Responsibilities include, but not limited to

Instructional Design & Development

  • Design learning assessments to gauge achievement of objectives
  • Design engaging, motivating and learner-centered instructional strategies
  • Design accessible and equitable instruction for people with disabilities
  • Document instructional design plans and courses of action
  • Develop instructional materials and course documentation
  • Adapt designs based on available resources, instructor skill sets, and customer deadlines
  • Develop complete project schedules: scope outlines, calculate level-of-effort estimates, or similar production products
  • Assess the likely consequences, outcomes, implications, or risks of design options

Project Implementation & Management

  • Work on multiple projects at once
  • Coordinate project tasks and communications across functional teams
  • Manage customer expectations
  • Align projects to established workflows and standards of quality
  • Adapt schedule, scope or design in consultation with management and customer/client
  • Use evaluation data as a guide for revising/updating products and programs

Project Planning & Analysis

  • Elicit and validate performance gaps or learning needs
  • Identify possible causes of performance gaps or learning needs
  • Select appropriate learning technologies and integrate them effectively into learning experiences
  • Determine characteristics of the target population or the workplace that will influence learning transfer
  • Conceptualize and plan needs assessment techniques


Education and Experience: Master’s degree in instructional design or related adult education field AND 5 or more years of experience performing the mandatory requirements; OR a Master’s degree in a field other than instructional design or adult education AND 10 or more years of experience performing the mandatory requirements.


Varen offers a competitive benefits package to include: employee bonus plan, corporate equity program, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, referral bonus program, paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending account, long and short term disability and company paid life insurance.


Varen Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer of EOE/M/F/D/V. For inquiries regarding disability accommodation during the application process, please contact or the Recruiter with whom you are working. Current employees may also contact a Human Resources representative.


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