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Peraton Corporation Principal Technical Trainer in Des Moines, Iowa

Principal Technical Trainer

Requisition ID : 21010130

Location : United States

US Citizenship Required for this Position: : Yes

Relocation Assistance: : No relocation assistance available

Clearance Type: : Position of Public Trust

Shift : 1st Shift

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Posting Category : Technical Support


Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

TSA Checkpoint Trainer at the FLETC campus in Glynco, Georgia. Training will include instructor guides; reference sheets; lab/exercise materials and e-learning strategies. Instructors will be responsible for training personnel by:

  • Conducting formal classroom courses; workshops; seminars.

  • Plans; coordinates; and conducts training and related instructional programs for customer personnel.

  • Provide instructor lead platform training to TSA agents.

  • Conducts training sessions and assists in evaluating the effectiveness of training activities.

  • Attend train the trainer events for new training material.

  • Coordinates logistics for instruction events; including scheduling classes; reserving classrooms; travel arrangements and preparing workstations.

  • Maintains records of training activities; participant progress; and program effectiveness. Record student's scores in TSA databases as needed.

  • Maintain currency with SOP updates.

  • Updates course documentation as needed to ensure timeliness and relevance.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned. During non-instructor assignments maintain all required TSA and Peraton training requirements and conduct in-depth preparation to instruct new materials.

  • Occasional domestic travel is required. Must be able to travel on short notice and may be required for up to 3 weeks periods for each travel evolution. Possibly greater than 25% travel.

  • Employee must be able to obtain and maintain TSA suitability during the length of the contract.


Basic Qualifications:

  • B.A. or B.S. from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education

  • 5 years experience resolving issues with new releases of equipment

  • 5 years experience providing direct support to airports and airport personnel to communicate technology training

  • 5 years experience providing instructional support to airports; and expertise in TSA Checkpoint Screening operations, procedures and related TSE.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6 - 8 years experience instructing curriculum to the TSA security workforce supporting the Specialized Security Training Program (SST)

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

Req ID: 21010130