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Cedar Rapids, IA Full Time Posted by: Gables Search Group Posted: Tuesday, 29 September 2020
Our client is seeking a Cybersecurity Lead Instructor located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
This is a great Full time position at an outstanding and innovative company.
If you are interested in this position, please contact us quickly, as this one will not be out on the market for long.

Cybersecurity Lead Instructor

Our client is looking for a Cybersecurity Lead Instructor for their Code School. This person must
have a strong aptitude and desire to help people change their lives and enter the world of
information systems and security through instruction and guidance. This is a hands-on
instruction role. As a member of the all-new Code School Ops and Cybersecurity instructor team, you will work closely with the client's Education department in order to ensure they are
delivering students the best possible learning experience.

Skills & Qualifications:
Our client maintains a high bar for instructors. They have a thorough evaluation process that
measures each candidate's teaching ability, technical skill set, and overall culture. To
become an instructor, candidates must have at least one of the following two
qualifications, spanning a total of at least two years:
1. Professional cybersecurity experience.
2. Professional experience as an instructor or educator, including experience teaching
students in IT eds, recent relevant security coursework as a student, or demonstrated
technical ability.
Instructors must also pass a background check.

Technical Experience:
Instructors must have suitable experience to guide students through:
Security Operations and Information Assurance
Business impact analysis
CIA triad
ISC2 ethics
Legal considerations in cybersecurity
Continuous monitoring with Nagios
NIST risk management framework (RMF)
Risk analysis, assessment, and reporting
Security compliance and auditing
Data Security
Data classification
Data loss prevention (DLP)
Data privacy concepts and regulation (GDPR, CCPA)
Encryption standards
Identity and access management (IAM)
Kali Linux Oensive Security Toolkit
Password security
Protecting data at rest and in transit
Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Network and Cloud Security
Cloud identity and access management
Cloud security in AWS, Azure
Data Loss Prevention(DLP)
Domain name system (DNS) security
Intrusion detection & prevention systems (IDS/IPS, SNORT)
Network access controls
Network authorization and authentication
Network data analysis with Wireshark
Network packet analysis
Secure network design
Virtual private cloud (VPC)
Threat Modeling and Analysis
Common cyber attack techniques and exploits
Cyber Kill-Chain
Threat Modeling
Malware and Application Security
Dynamic application security testing (DAST) with OWASP ZAP
Malware analysis
OWASP best practice software development
Python, Bash, Powershell task automation
Source code review
Vulnerability Analysis
Web app exploitation with Burp Suite
Network and application vulnerability scans and assessments
Scanner output handling, false positives, prioritization
Vulnerability risk rating
Vulnerability types and concepts
Incident Response
CSIRT operations
Detection of systems change or anomalous activity
FedRAMP continuous monitoring (ConMon) framework
Incident response life cycle
Indicators of compromise (IOC)
SIEM deployment and operation
SIEM log and event analysis
Splunk troubleshooting, data ingestion, query writing
Threat hunting techniques
Penetration Testing
Impact analysis
Investigation and intelligence collection
Legal considerations in pentest scoping
Nmap, metasploit, datasploit
Penetration test life cycle
Target proling and evaluation

Responsibilities & Expectations:
This is a Full time role, at 40 hours per week.
The Cybersecurity Instructor operates as a technical instructor for students, the manager of
the classroom, and a supervisor of Teaching Assistants.
Instructors are expected to:
Instruct according to the guidelines and rules set forth in the Instructor Handbook.
Effectively manage and leverage the assistance of TAs.
Ensure that a weekly course status survey is submitted.
Prepare a welcome letter with pre-work tasks unless it already exists, ensure that this
welcome letter is sent and is accurate/consistent with your class/curriculum.
Prepare a syllabus, schedule, and assignments using our template materials. If this is
already done, ensure that it is accurate/consistent with your class/curriculum.
Communicate these to students.
Manage the curriculum with a Canvas LMS course, if not already done.
Develop (or modify, if working o of existing deck) a slide deck using Google Slides
Proactively assist student learning in-person and online.
Evaluate assignments and provide meaningful feedback.
Alert the Company to any significant student issues that arise right away to pull in support,
help, and provide resources.
Incorporate feedback from the students back into the running of class, balancing need to
achieve learning outcomes and needs of the students.
Assist with equipment setup and cleanup at the Company's facilities. Ensure that students
understand housekeeping/code of conduct and that facilities are kept in good working
condition, clean, etc.
Support other instructor(s) and teaching assistant(s) with the curriculum, as appropriate.
Ensure the best possible, highest quality learning environment for students.
Be available to students outside of class, in person, as needed.
Wrap up the course no later than three (3) days after the conclusion of the course. Record
student performance and report to admissions/headquarters stats for record keeping.
Instruct 1-day workshops, potentially out of state, on a limited number of Saturdays
throughout the year.
Attend community tech events on occasion.
Act as a trainer for Assistant Instructors.

Preferred Qualifications:
Education - Bachelors in Cybersecurity & Information Assurance or equivalent
CompTIA Security+, CySA+, Pentest+
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
(ISC)2 Systems Security Certied Practitioner (SSCP)
Oensive Security Certied Professional (OSCP)
Technical instruction and/or mentorship
Team supervision
Configuring and testing labs and simulations
Virtual machines
Virtual networks
Open source security tools
Basics in Python, Powershell, Bash Scripting
Linux and Windows command line interface (CLI)
Security Operations Center (SOC) Technician, Security Analyst experience or equivalent
in the Ops 401 subject matter
Security operations and information assurance
Data security
Network and cloud security
Threat modelling and analysis
Malware and application security
Vulnerability analysis
Incident response
Penetration testing


  • Very competitive pay
  • Health, dental, vision, disability, life, flexible spending
  • Paid holidays
  • 401(k) retirement plan


We are proud to support an organization that is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. Our client strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply, regardless of race, sex, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, families with children, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, status as a veteran or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.


Cedar Rapids, IA, United States of America
IT, Education
9/29/2020 5:18:53 PM

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