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Instructional Design

Sr. Training Development

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Mid  
Organization Type Corporate L&D  
Pay Range $98k-$150k  


QuantumScape developed the industry’s first anode-less cell design, which delivers high energy density while lowering material costs and simplifying manufacturing. Our innovative battery cell technology can store energy more efficiently and reliably than today’s lithium-ion batteries.

Quantumscape is working on new energy storage technology to allow electric vehicles to outperform internal combustion cars. Our leap in energy density and charge rate is enabled by different chemistry and cell architecture which also benefits safety. Our quick progress is due in part to a state-of-the-art facility, highly automated data collection and analysis, an outstanding team, and a strong and clear set of values. Do you want to learn about and work in the future energy economy?

QuantumScape is building a team to develop a robust training program. The ideal candidates will have Learning Management System (LMS) or/and Document Control experience.

Reports to: VP, EHS & Training

Work Location: San Jose, CA- Position is required to be onsite


  • Strategic problem solver to perform complex analysis of the training needs of employees to develop training programs that enhance the user experience, knowledge, skills, and performance.
  • Work closely with partner departments to identify and achieve individual department learning goals and objectives.
  • Establish working relationships throughout the organization to develop department-specific curricula and maintain training plans and training matrices and develop department-specific certification programs
  • Create and maintain department procedures and work instructions.
  • Administrator for the systems and tools that the department owns. Administrator responsibilities include but are not limited to setting up user access, technical troubleshooting, system set-up and support as well as being the primary contact with vendors.
  • Create and manage training metrics and reports.
  • Create, provide and support classroom training as needed.
  • Create and revise content using e-learning authoring tools.
  • Create SCORM courses, job aids, guides, manuals, presentations, videos and exams.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle several design projects at once.
  • Stay abreast of development and innovations in the training and development industry to ensure training activities remain current and relevant.
  • Support review of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) during change control process and create courses to support SOP training in the LMS.
  • Drive continuous improvement through identifying and implementing Training Program and LMS improvement opportunities as well as through review of existing content. Provide SMEs with recommendations for improvement
  • Support special projects related to the training program and/or the LMS.
  • Provide regular updates to management on systems, processes, and projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree required and a minimum of 5 years work experience. Preferred 7+ years of work experience
  • Training or/and Document Control experience is required.
  • Experience with identification, implementation and deployment of Learning Management Systems is highly desirable.
  • Learning Management System experience, especially with Traincaster LMS and ISO 9001 are highly desired.
  • Three or more years of creating and managing curriculum, Instruction, Instructional Design or a related discipline.
  • Experience in creating e-learning content in an ISO 9001 environment and knowledge of authoring tools such as Articulate, Adobe Captivate, Camtasia or other software and tools to create eLearning materials is a plus.
  • Experience creating high quality videos.
  • HTML5 coding knowledge is a plus.
  • Ability to think clearly, write concisely and communicate effectively including the ability to explain technical concepts in non-technical terms.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, etc.) and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Ability to create charts, formulas, pivot tables, etc. using Excel.
  • Experience with visualization tools such as PowerBI is a plus.
  • Analytical problem-solving skills and ability to prioritize and respond to emerging business needs.

Compensation & Benefits: Salary range for this role is $98,000- $150,000, but a salary will be determined by the candidate’s experience and educational background. QuantumScape also offers an annual bonus and a generous RSU/Equity package as part of its compensation plan. In addition, we do offer a tremendous benefits plan including employee paid health care, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), and other exciting perks.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.


About Organization

QuantumScape is on a mission to transform energy storage with solid-state lithium-metal battery technology. The company’s next-generation batteries are designed to enable greater energy density, faster charging and enhanced safety to support the transition away from legacy energy sources toward a lower-carbon future.