Cyberspace Response Assessment Instructor

Location: Fort Gordon, GA

Cyberspace Response Assessment Instructor

Location: Fort Gordon, GA

HigherEchelon is seeking a highly motivated candidate to support the Cyber School under the CCoE to train the new Cyber Branch/Career Field 17, which includes courses for MOS 17A, 170A, and 17C. The candidate shall provide instructional support and training development for the Cyber School. Personnel supporting the school shall assist and support the CCoE personnel and shall utilize and develop all training related products IAW all applicable regulations and SOPs (i.e. TRADOC REG 350-70 with appendixes). Instructors will facilitate adult learning through modern training techniques and methodologies and assist in developing Cyberspace Operations (CO) curriculum. The majority of these courses consist of technical Cyber training validated by USCYBERCOM J7, DOD CIO, and the NSA.

Army Cyber School training includes Career Field 17’s (Cyber Operations) Basic Officer Leader Course (BOLC), Captain’s Career Course (CCC), Operations Officer Course (OOC), Advanced Individual Training (AIT), Advanced Leader Course (ALC), Senior Leader Course (SLC), Warrant Officer Basic Course (WOBC), Warrant Officer Advanced Course (WOAC), and other Cyberspace Operations courses as determined by the Army Cyber Commandant.

Required Skills:

·      Must have networking expertise and experience equivalent to the CCIE

·      R&S or JNCIE - SP level

·      Must understand networking from both the theoretical & practical perspectives

·      Must be comfortable with reading and understanding Requests for Comment (RFC). Must be comfortable with taking an RFC for a networking protocol and creating a compliant implementation from scratch

·      Must be proficient in python or ruby

·      Must have experience in Software Defined Networking (SDN), including installation, operations, maintenance of a variety of SDN controllers (OpenDaylight, Open Contrail, etc).

·      Should be familiar with control plane protocols like OpenFlow.

·      Must have experience in instructing the aforementioned topics

·      Possess skills/knowledge of performing office automation work that includes word processing, electronic mail, spreadsheets, presentations, and other personal computer applications; typing a variety of materials from rough draft into final form including narrative and tabular material, e.g., correspondence, reports, and forms; maintaining records, historical records, survey results, reference library of training catalogs, regulations and other miscellaneous publications; establishing and maintaining office functional files and reference files; knowledge management applications, e.g., SharePoint, Army training requirements and resources system (ATRRS), and Blackboard.

·      Possess and maintain the required security clearance (TS/SCI) throughout the contract.



Desired Skills:

·      Experience teaching technical computing concepts at the institutional and/or collegiate level.

·      Experience contributing in the open source community, examples include published tools, reports, publications, repositories, etc.

·      Hands-on technical experience installing, operating, and maintaining systems

·      Hands-on experience building, managing, troubleshooting, maintaining, and securing enterprise level networks.

·      Network Project Management experience.

·      Officer Advanced Course, the Army Cyberspace Operations Planners Course (ACOPC), Joint Cyberspace Operations Planners Course (JCOPC), Joint Advanced Cyber Warfare Course (JACWC), Joint Network Attack Course (JNAC), Joint Staff or Army Special Technical Operations (STO) Planners Course, AFIT Cyber 200 or 300, or alternate/equivalent qualification training for USCYBERCOM Cyber Mission Forces (CMF) teams or industry equivalent cyberspace support. Completion of the Joint Combined Warfighting School, the School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS) or industry equivalent courses in combination with one or more of the previously mentioned CEMA or Cyberspace qualification courses is also highly valued.

·      Experience securing enterprise level network instructors are required to conduct the following:

o  Assess Cyberspace Related Risk

o  Integrate Intelligence into Cyberspace Operations

o  Employ Cyberspace Defense

o  Detect Indicators of Compromise, Unknown Vulnerabilities, or Anomalous Behavior

o  Perform Incident Response

o  Provide Cyber-Threat Indications and Warnings

o  Provide a Critical Asset Vulnerability Assessment

o  Implement Defensive Cyberspace Operations - Response Actions

o  Perform Cyberspace Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Activities

o  Perform Cyberspace Operational Preparation of the Environment

o  Perform Cyberspace Attack Operations Orders All of these indicate technical expertise over general knowledge, planning, and administrative application.

·      Graduated the Foundation Instructor/Facilitator Course (FIFC), Faculty Development Program-1 (FDP-1), and Support Cadre Training Course (SCTC).

·      Graduated from the Army’s Functional Area 29 Officer Course, 17A Officer Course, 170B Warrant Officer Basic Course, 170A Warrant Officer Advanced Course, 290A Warrant

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI Clearance


Education and Experience

·      Bachelor's Degree and twelve (12) years or more of related experience. Master’s and ten (10) years or more of related experience.

o  In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 3 (three) additional years of experience in the above areas.

o  Preferred degrees included Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems, or an equivalent degree.

·      Have 2 (two) years of experience, within the last 5 (five) years, employing mission command procedures for crisis, incident, and emergency situations.



About HigherEchelon, Inc.

HigherEchelon, Inc. (HE) is a service-disabled veteran owned small business (SDVOSB) organizational performance consulting firm with offerings in Engineering, Gaming & Simulation, Cyber Training, Salesforce, Enterprise Technology, and Human Capital. HigherEchelon aims to be the premier trusted partner in organizational excellence and achieves this through sustained investment in talent and the employee experience. HigherEchelon puts the employee first to better serve customer needs and sustain excellence.

HigherEchelon offers competitive full-time benefits including paid vacation and holidays, 401(k) matching, full health/dental/vision coverage, plus much more. For on-site and remote employees, flexible work schedules are offered when authorized.

By joining our team, you are choosing to embark on a journey towards excellence as a valued team member and trusted partner. We appreciate your inquiry and look forward to discussing the opportunity further.




HigherEchelon, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in its job application procedures.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. HigherEchelon, Inc. participates in E-Verify.

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