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Cyberspace Operations Instructor

Pensacola, Florida
**TS/SCI w/CI Poly clearance required
We are looking for professional instructors to deliver Cyberspace Operations (CO) training to Department of Defense personnel at the Center for Information Warfare Training (CIWT), Corry Station, Pensacola, FL.

  • Perform duties as CO Instructor for Defensive Cyberspace Operations by delivering highly technical training in a military training environment consisting of lectures, labs, exercises and other delivery methods.
  • Assist with developing CO training curriculum (lecture content, student/instructor guides, exams, exercises, simulations, etc.).
Clearance Requirements:
Applicants must possess:
  • A Top Secret/SCI security clearance based on a Tier 5 or Tier 5R (formerly known as SSBI and SSBI-PR/PPR respectively) background investigation.
  • A favorable CI or FS polygraph.
  • It is preferable that clearance was adjudicated by the DOD.
  • All candidates must possess strong oral and written communication skills.  Candidates shall provide classroom instruction that teaches assigned students in the manner described in the course Program of Instruction.  Candidates shall conduct practical exercises in a laboratory environment, conduct student study hall periods and provide tutoring/remedial instruction for up to twenty students per class.
  • All candidates must possess the ability to incorporate/impart technical knowledge into their training delivery.
  • Assess student knowledge, skills and abilities to gauge student proficiency in topic area.
  • Deliver instruction via interactive synchronous and asynchronous learning activities.
  • Review and analyze training materials and recommend changes.
  • DoDD 8140.01/DoD 8570.01-M Level II certifications are desired, but not required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree plus two (2) years of experience in Cyberspace Operations (CO).  Experience in CO is defined as experience in Defensive Cyberspace Operations (DCO), and/or Offensive Cyberspace Operations (OCO).
  • In lieu of degree, four (4) years of experience in Cyberspace Operations (CO). 
  • Experience in adult learning with emphasis on providing instruction to large classes.  US Military instructor certification or designation is highly desirable (e.g., teaching certificate, certified professional instructor, master training specialist, adjunct faculty certification, etc.).
  • Unless otherwise stated, applicant should have intermediate-level knowledge/experience in the following areas:
    • Encryption technologies:
      • Symmetric/Asymmetric
      • Hashes
      • Checksums
    • IDS/IPS:
      • Experience managing IDS/IPS is a plus
      • Active vs. Passive
      • Topologies
    • Analysis tools (Advanced Level):
      • Wireshark
      • Snort: Can write snort signatures and recognize snort triggers
    • Exploitation Techniques and Recognition in Packet Captures (Advanced Level):
      • Use Wireshark to recognize exploits against commonly exploited ports and common exploit signatures (KAHT, lsass, SADMIN)
    • Social engineering (Advanced Level):
      • Knowledge of phishing techniques, road apple, drive-by downloads  
  • Additional experience, educational, or certification recommendations beyond those listed above:
    • 3-5 years’ experience as a CND analyst
    • Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), or ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is desired
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