• Technical Director / Cyber Security Instructor

    Job Locations US-MD-Columbia | US-Nationwide
    Posted Date 7 months ago(1/18/2019 9:16 AM)
    # of Openings
    Cyber Security Instructors
  • Overview

    Focal Point Data Risk is a new type of risk management firm, one that delivers a unified approach to addressing data risk through a unique combination of service offerings. Focal Point has brought together industry-leading expertise in cyber security, identity governance and access management, data privacy and analytics, internal audit, and hands-on training services, giving companies everything, they need to plan and develop effective risk and security programs. By integrating these services, we provide our clients with the flexible support they need to protect and leverage data across any part of their organization. Simply put, Focal Point is the next generation of risk management.


    The Cyber Security Instructor will deliver advanced cyber security training to our clients. They will have subject matter expertise in relevant technical disciplines along with proven training experience and be motivated to provide a high-quality learning experience against a backdrop of constantly changing technologies and threats.


    • Conducts five-day instructor-led training in one or more topic areas: Intrusion Detection and Mitigation, Malware Analysis, Network Defense, Network Traffic Analysis and/or Operating Systems Security
    • Identifies skill level of participants and aligns delivery of course material to match individual students’ needs
    • Demonstrates consistent classroom and student management to ensure a positive, successful learning environment
    • Deploys, maintains, and secures classroom equipment and materials in facilities around the globe
    • Travels to customer training sites both inside and outside the Continental United States
    • Performs other duties as assigned by management



    • Previous experience conducting technical training in classrooms or small groups.
    • Significant expertise in Cyber Security Operations and expert experience in one or more areas of Cyber Security: Intrusion Detection and Mitigation, Network Defense, Network Traffic Analysis or Operating System Security, Forensics, Incident Response, or Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering.
    • Active TS/SCI clearance preferred but not required.



    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science/Technology or Cyber Security, or 4-6 years equivalent experience.


    Technical Requirements:

    • Information Security Professional with significant experience and background in cyber security.
    • Exceptional effective classroom communication skills.
    • Technical awareness of common operating system internals, network packet capturing tools such as Wireshark, Network Miner and other relevant tools.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Windows operating systems including console/terminal usage.
    • Proficient TCP/IP networking and networking protocols.
    • Due to the extensive classroom training tasks, this role requires extensive experience with successful classroom teaching techniques, delivering technical training for adult learners.
    • Intermediate to Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

    Travel Required: Moderate travel will be required.


    Focal Point is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  If you’d like to view a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email hr@focal-point.com.  If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Chelsea Campbell at 813-402-1208 or recruiting@focal-point.comThis telephone line and email address is reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a response.




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