Technical Specialist, Instructional Design

As a technical specialist for our instructional design teams, you are a subject matter expert and know the IT community certification and training needs. Your attention to detail and high standards for quality make you a trusted and reliable resource to design and build TestOut’s instructional products.


  • Serve as a subject matter expert for our IT Pro product line; which includes Windows client and server, Cisco, Linux, networking, security and computer hardware courses
  • Design, author, and create labs for courses
  • Set up complex computer and network systems as a model for our courseware
  • Interface with engineering to provide detailed estimates and specifications for course lab features
  • Record real life demos showing students how to perform networking and security tasks
  • Provide technical reviews of course content
  • Troubleshoot complex computer systems and course production issues
  • Verify, edit, and resolve issues with TestOut product content
  • Communicate in meetings and coordinate schedules to ensure smooth integration between instructional design and engineering
  • Work closely with QA to ensure that product quality adheres to TestOut’s high standards and guidelines


  • Strong technical background and knowledge, especially in computer networking, security, and systems engineering
  • Bachelor’s degree in a computer-related field or instructional design of technical courseware
  • 3-5 years networking, security, or systems engineering experience
  • Ability to work with internal stakeholders and external vendors to provide high-quality and on-time delivery of completed products
  • Prioritization and organizational skills
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills
  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail
  • Exceptional writing skills

Desired Qualifications

  • Computer industry certifications (Microsoft, Linux, Cisco, CompTIA, etc.)
  • Experience with Camtasia or other screen capture software
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies
  • Software development or instructional design background
  • Video or audio editing experience

How to Apply
Interested applicants should click here to fill out an online application.