Technical Instructor


professional instructors

We are 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.  The following sections (Primary Duties; Clearance Requirements; Education and Experience Requirements, and Capabilities) apply to all candidates for all course training categories.

Primary Duties:

  • Deliver highly technical CO 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.).

Clearance Requirements:

Applicants must possess:

  • A Top Secret/SCI security clearance based on a Tier 5 or Tier 5R (formerly known as SSBI and SSBI-PR/PPR respectively) background investigation.

  • A favorable CI or FS polygraph.

  • It is preferable that clearance was adjudicated by the National Security Agency.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • 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.).


  • 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.