Cyber Security Instructor II
Arlington, VA, USA Req #4094
Thursday, September 9, 2021
All Native Group is seeking a Cybersecurity Instructor Level Two the position provides stand-up classroom training and virtual training in cybersecurity policy and risk management to a diverse cross section of DOS employees (Foreign Service, Civil Service, and Locally Employed Staff) and contract staff who work in developing and maintaining information technology programs and applications. The incumbent works independently and requires infrequent supervision.
Qualified instructors will have a strong foundation in cybersecurity policy and risk management to include not only teaching these concepts, but educational and working-level experience in cybersecurity policy and risk management.
• Designs and presents hands-on instruction, lectures, and briefings on cybersecurity policy and risk management related topics.
• Coordinates facilities and classrooms for domestic and overseas training course delivery.
• Sets up and operates equipment required in support of curriculum delivery.
• Reviews course documentation, ensuring course material is up-to-date;
• Assists in the development and maintenance of IT/technical syllabi/curriculum/security lesson plans, administrative/self-study guides, and trainee reference manuals to cybersecurity policy and risk management courses.
• Responds to student inquires related to course content and Department standards and policy.
• Functions as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in his/her respective field(s).
• Backfills other instructors as required by the Program Office.
• Assists other staff members with their course preparation requirements, as directed by the Program Office.
• Employs applicable Department of State security standards and other procedures to protect national security information.
• Operates U.S. government vehicles, when necessary, in the performance of assigned tasks.
• Escorts un-cleared personnel, when necessary.
• Frequent and/or extended U.S./foreign travel can be expected
• Employee requires infrequent supervision and is expected to work independently according to established policies and accepted practice.
• Attention to detail
• Interpersonal Skills
• Knowledge about area of expertise
None required for this position
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
• Must be able to remain in a stationary position 75% of the time.
• Occasionally moves about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
• Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a
• calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
• Expresses or exchanges ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately,
loudly, or quickly.
• Frequently moves standard office equipment up to 25 pounds.
• Must be able to work indoor conditions 90% of the time.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Schedule and Hours of Work
Teaching, testing, development, and program management take place based on the needs of FSI, Monday through Friday, 0615-1745 EST. A 45-minute lunch break is required for all contractors working five hours or more during the workday. The 45-minute lunch break must be taken between the hours of 1030 and 1400.
A contractor authorized to work virtually from outside of the greater Washington D.C. area must be approved by the COR/ACOR.
The Department of State’s workweek is Sunday through Saturday. At the Task Order level identified with in the SoW, on occasion training may be delivered remotely during the business hours of the locality where the students are located. The regional schedule work shall only apply for the duration of the training, after which the employee would revert to the regularly assigned schedule. Examples of potential regional schedules are listed below:
• WHA 13:00-20:00 UTC (9am-4pm EST)
• EUR/AF 8:00-15:00 UTC (4am-11am EST)
• NEA 5:00-12:00 UTC (1am-8am EST)
• SCA 3:00-10:00 UTC (11pm-6am EST) *
• EAP 1:00-8:00 UTC (9pm-4am EST)
The regional schedules listed above are examples and remain subject to change as determined by program requirements and as directed
• Frequent and/or extended U.S./foreign travel can be expected
• Minimum of seven (7) years of relevant technical work experience, three (3) of which should include teaching or instructional duties
• Preferred Technical Certifications: ISC2’s Certification Authorization Professional, FITSP-Manager certification; Certified Information Systems Security Professional-Information System Security Engineering Professional (CISSP-ISSEP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC);
Preferred Experience: Working knowledge and application of the National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publications 800-53rev 4/5, 800-37 rev 2, FIPS 199, and FIPS 200 or similar DOD and Intel frameworks. Prior experience with the Assessment & Authorization process desired but not required.
• Completion of a recognized instructor development training course preferred; if none at entry on duty, must obtain the Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+) certification or complete the Department of State Training Tradecraft course (PD505) within 180 days of starting work.
• Two (2) years as a Level One instructor preferred.
• Advanced knowledge of current cybersecurity policy and risk management.
• Strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail;
• Excellent written and oral communication skills;
• Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able and willing to drive an official U.S. government van/sedan;
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
• Minimum of an Associate Degree in cyber security, computer science, information systems, or a related technical field.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
• Strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Strong Microsoft Office Suite Skills.
Must possess or be able to obtain/maintain a SECRET security clearance
All Native Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to age, sex, race, national origin, religion, marital status or physical disability. However, preference may be extended to persons of Indian descent in accordance with applicable laws.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
- Job Family IT / Cyber Security / Network Systems
- Pay Type Salary