Cyber Defense Trainer [2022-027]


• Implement risk management programs for our federal clients by utilizing NIST, RMF, and FISMA compliance frameworks.

• Enhance cyber awareness with clients and project teams.

• Work alongside federal clients to help them mitigate risk with the use of continuous monitoring and incident response.

• Establish security controls to ensure protection of client systems.

• Implement cutting edge security tools for our federal clients.

• Consult with client to develop learning objectives and training approach.

• Research, analyze, design, develop, and customize instructional materials to potentially support WBT (Web-Based Training)/CBT (Computer-Based Training)/ILT (Instructor-Led Training).

• Apply various instructional strategies, models, and theories to develop learning content to enhance learning transfer and greater on-the-job performance.

• Collaborate with subject matter experts to ensure impactful, relevant course content and supporting training range.

• Present/instruct developed courseware.

• Collect, maintain, and analyze student documents and lab experiences.

• Conduct analysis of course results, course critiques, and follow-up evaluations.

• Facilitate annual course reviews, updates, modifications, and instructor support.

• Attend and actively participate in project planning, working groups and team meetings and may be required to develop and present documentation and presentation materials for required meetings and conferences.

Required Skills:


• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science required

• Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future

• Active Top Secret security clearance required

• Experience working with RMF and NIST 800-53

• Experience working with cyber security tools

• Experience with cyber awareness (e.g., phishing emails, cyber trainings)

• IAT III level certification required.

• Combination of 3 years cyber security experience with emphasis on cybersecurity course training development and 3 years experience with SIEM/IDS/IPS (Elastic Stack, Splunk, HBSS, or equivalent).

• Strong background /familiarity with Windows and Linux command line, networking, traffic analysis and MITRE ATT&CK framework

• Experience working on a cybersecurity team, such as a Security Operations Center (SOC), Cyber Protection Team (CPT) or Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP).

• Experience with instructor lead training (ILT) and e-learning/web-based training (WBT)

• Training development, content and delivery


• Prior professional services or federal consulting experience

• Certifications (e.g., CompTIA Security+, CEH, CISSP)

Bachelors degree in Computer Science

3+ years

Colorado Springs, CO

Top Secret


In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $75,000 - $132,000. Please note, salary is based on education, experience, and responsibilities.

U.S. Citizenship is required. EOE including disability/vet
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