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3256 - Technical Operations Instructor

Fort Meade, Maryland


  • Delivery of a custom CANO training program to United States Government (USG) customers; including both lectures and interactive, hands-on lab lessons and exercises
  • Development of custom training as well delivery of current Security material
  • Using your experience, provide context and examples to mentor and guide the next generation of tactical and strategic Cyber Operators
  • Collaborate with the customer to target relevant, cutting-edge tactics and technology for inclusion in future iterations of the course material
  • Work with the Security team to develop and deliver other advanced technical operations courses
  • Assist customer with pre-deployment training related to operational requirements


  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable delivering course material as a solo instructor
  • 4+ years of Journeyman level experience with any or all of the following:
  • Offensive Cyber Operations (OCO)
  • Close Access Network Operations (CANO)
  • Penetration Testing
  • Red Team Operations
  • Basic familiarity with IP traffic redirection and obfuscation
  • Ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of application, network, infrastructure, and data security
  • Experience with Windows and Linux command line interfaces
  • Experience with routers, firewalls, and VPN tunneling technologies
  • Experience with cloud and virtualization technologies
  • Experience with scripting and coding, such as Python or bash
  • Basic familiarity with digital forensics and anti-forensics techniques


  • 4+ years as an Offensive Cyber Operations Expert
  • 3+ years as a cyber curriculum developer and/or instructor
  • Graduate of a USG offensive cyber operations course
  • Advanced knowledge of networking systems and security software
  • Scripting capabilities for creating custom scripts to identify/exploit vulnerabilities
  • OSCP, GPEN, CPT, or equivalent pen testing certification
  • RHCSA, LPIC-3, or equivalent Linux certification
  • Previous experience within the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, or Federal Bureau of Investigation


  • TS/SCI minimum