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Cyber Security Instructor

Leidos Published: October 23, 2019
Arifjan, Kuwait
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Job #: R-00021178
Location: Arifjan
Category: Training
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 100% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense



Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Cyber Security Trainer who possesses at least a DoD Secret clearance.  This position will support the ARCENT Signal University (ASU) in Kuwait providing subject matter expertise in the design, development, delivery and maintenance of training curriculum for Warfighter Readiness systems.


Conduct classroom theory & operations and validation cyber training to Army warfighters. The primary focus of the training will be on new Cyber Command concepts and posture to support new cyber trained personnel  arriving into the Corps / Divisions.  The classes will include:  Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH)/ CISSP /  Intrusion Detection / Hacker Techniques / Basic Forensics / Advanced Forensics.   Provide guidance to supporting commands and coordinates with internal and external organizations to ensure completeness of training product.    Maintain an advanced level of technical knowledge and skills required to execute all field service Technician tasks assigned. Will support CompTIA certification training to include Security+, A+ and Network+.

Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Curriculum Development:

  • Coordinate with Government customers to identify needs, develop specifications for content of courses, and implement training programs.
  • Adapt training materials into system-specific curriculum to ensure the training program reflects application features and prepares participants for dual certification (commercial and military).
  • Develop course materials and determine appropriate training methods or activities.
  • Update course documentation and user guides on a continuous basis to ensure relevance of system upgrades, evolving functionality, and lessons learned from system usage.

Training Services:

  • Support training schedules for military units and Government agencies in CONUS/OCONUS at unit home stations, TDY locations, and or during field missions by way of Mobile Training Teams (MTT).
  • Classroom set-up to support each individual class. All classrooms maintained in ready-state prior to the start of each day. Books, equipment and supplies are arranged properly for each student and establish an environment conducive to learning.
  • Using the “train the trainer” curriculum, instruct participants in classroom lectures, labs, and coaching/tutoring to produce competent trainees for all operational aspects for the assigned C4ISR system.
  • Provides certification training and testing.
  • Test and evaluate participants to measure their learning progress and the effectiveness of training programs.
  • Follow up to determine applicability of course material, including developing criteria for evaluating effectiveness of training activities.
  • Prepare After Action Reports (AARs) detailing the training provided and course statistics including number of students, pass/fail ratio, and student end-of-course survey score.

Lead Instructor

  • Coordinate with Government customers to ensure team schedules are managed and disseminated as appropriate.
  • Works closely with the customer to design specific system requirements and content.
  • Proactively collaborate with technical experts to develop solutions to technical problems.
  • Keep abreast of system upgrades and industry-related current events in order to provide solid recommendations to enhance the existing training program.
  • Mentor other instructors by providing internal instructor training and oversee teach-backs. Prepare technical expertise development plan for all instructors.
  • Ensure classrooms and training equipment are prepared in advance of all classes and all equipment is properly disassembled/stored.

Cross Training:

  • Participate in formal training and self-instruction / use on complimentary systems and protocols to increase the breadth of systems competency for training and fielding requirements.

Continuing Education:

  • Continue education through self-study and other methods to maintain instructor certification status, as applicable.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent Military Occupation Specialty (MOS) code in lieu of Degree. 4 or more years of directly related experience can offset the degree requirement.
  • 4 or more years’ prior experience
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance required
  • Must have classroom instructor experience or experience with military training.
  • Must have a combination of any of the following certifications: CISSP / CEH/ CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) / CompTIA Security + / CCNA Security / CompTIA Project+/ CompTIA Linux+/  CompTIA Network+/ ITIL /.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiar with and ability to teach Advanced Networking, Network security, and DOD 8570 material.
  • Military instructor experience.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 100% of the time

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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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