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DoD Instructor-Defensive Cyberspace Operations

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

DoD Instructor: Cyberspace Operations Instructor: Defensive Cyberspace Operations

Pensacola, FL


Comtech Systems, Inc. (CSI) is 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.


At our core, Comtech employees are driven by innovation. We are leaders in the advanced global commercial and government communications market. A career at Comtech enables you to design, develop, produce and market innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. You will facilitate and enhance the way people, businesses, and governments communicate around the world.

CSI is a leading provider of mission critical solutions to government and civilian agencies with a focus on C4ISR solutions using any type of network, whether mobile, fixed, static, terrestrial, marine, airborne or in space. In order to help our customers, combat a growing number of cyber-attacks on their systems, we provide training and certification and vulnerability compliance assessment. Comtech designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. We are technology leaders in the markets that we serve and conduct our business through Government solutions. Our market segments consist of: Tactical Communications, Space & Component Technology, Mobile Datacom, and Cyber Security Solutions.


  • 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.).


Applicants must possess:

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance at the level required by each assigned task.


  • 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

Comtech offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and flexible paid time off options, for eligible employees:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account
  • STD, LTD, Supplemental Life insurance and AD&D
  • Comprehensive 401k plan and Employee stock purchase plan
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Vacation, Personal and Sick time
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Bereavement and jury duty leave

Comtech is an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Pensacola, FL
32511 USA


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