KeyW is a total solutions provider for the Intelligence Community, solving their toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full life cycle of the Intelligence Community’s mission. We employ and challenge the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming geospatial imaging into intelligence, and combating global terrorism.
The Senior Instructional Testing Expert designs, develops, and revises tests and/or assessments for highly-technical evaluation programs. A qualified candidate must be fully cleared and possess an extensive range of experience including developing complex technical testing for eLearning, distance learning, instructor-led courses, and blended learning solutions.
The Testing Expert must have extensive knowledge of test design and exam item analysis methodologies to effectively support customers with rapidly evolving requirements. The Testing Expert will work closely with content developers and subject matter experts (SMEs) to design and develop rigorous formative and summative assessments to gauge the learner’s mastery of key concepts presented in learning materials. The Testing Expert conducts thorough data gathering and needs analyses to ensure learning objectives; Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA); and/or Job Qualification Standards (JQS) are mapped to test questions and case studies.
The Testing Expert ensures integrity of task analysis training requirements, training hierarchies, instructional materials and evaluation plans. The Testing Expert develops test blueprints for effectively designing and developing tests tied to learning objectives. The Testing Expert manages the test development activities of an item development team as lead test developer. The Testing Expert creates job-knowledge tests and performance-oriented assessments. The Testing Expert conducts Cut Score Workshops to determine appropriate cut scores for individual items and aggregate cut scores for exams. The Testing Expert writes Level 1 Survey forms to collect student feedback in courses. The Testing Expert works with Team Members to create Statistical Analysis Reports for exam analysis and customer reporting. The Testing Expert develops reports to satisfy contractual reporting requirements. The Testing Expert should be familiar with tools such as Excel, SPSS Statistics software, and applications used to deliver testing solutions.
Among the tasks required of the successful Senior Instructional Testing Expert Candidate are:
Location: Hanover, MD
Degree: Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or Instructional Design and Human Performance Improvement (or similar degree) with eight years of experience in workplace job performance assessments and/or evaluations. MS Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or Instructional Design and Human Performance Improvement (or similar degree) with ten years of experience in workplace job performance assessments and/or evaluations.
Clearance: Positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph. Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.
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