We are hiring a Cybersecurity Instructor at TechQuest!

The Cyber Security Instructor shall:

  • Analyze customer requirements, available training methods and materials, and facilities to deliver the required curriculum for classroom instruction. 
  • Provide classroom instruction that teaches assigned students in the manner described in the course textbooks and materials. 
  • Manage the instructional content for the assigned topic area. 
  • Develop and deliver new content and make recommendations for revisions of existing topic area content that is covered by this contract. 
  • Conduct practical exercises in a laboratory environment, conduct student study hall periods, and provide tutoring/remedial instruction.

The Cyber Security Instructor shall be able to perform the following indicated tasks:

  • Incorporate knowledge of Security vulnerabilities into training materials
  • Incorporate the impact of changing Security technologies into training materials
  • Assess student knowledge, skills and abilities to gauge student proficiency in the topic area
  • Apply industry best practices in adult learning principles and theories
  • Deliver instruction via interactive synchronous and asynchronous learning activities
  • Conduct courses relevant to the assigned topic area
  • Review and analyze training materials and recommend changes
  • Note that CONUS travel opportunities may also be available.

Qualifications

  • An Associates Degree in Computer Science or a directly related field and two (2) years’ work experience in the specified topic area (Security)
  • In lieu of an Associate Degree, a minimum of four (4) years of applied practical work experience, within the last six (6) years, in the specified topic area
  • Two (2) years of experience, within the last three (3) years, in preparing and presenting skills-based instruction to adults in the specified topic area including facilitating student participation through role-playing or operational simulations
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of products (EXCEL, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Formal, documented training in web-based or distance-learning teaching technologies, including online forums and multimedia presentations (e.g., Centra, Blackboard, Questionmark, SumTotal, Moodle).

Security skills: 

  • Baseline (Tripwire)
  • Backups
  • Thin Client vs Thick Client
  • Principle of Least Privilege
  • Group Policy
  • Firewalls (ACLs & Ports)
  • Intrusion Detection Systems(IDS)
  • Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) concepts
  • Sandboxes for analyzing Malware
  • Use open source tools to characterize malware samples
  • Assessment of Computer/Network Vulnerabilities
  • Identification of malicious intent through Packet Analysis
  • Firewall and Intrusion Detection System (IDS) implementations
  • Risk Mitigation
  • Encryption Technologies
  • Security Applications/Protocols
  • Malware
  • Cryptography
  • Steganography

Do you fit the above description? Then we’d love to have you on our team. Apply Here.

Benefits

  • Competitive Wage
  • Great colleagues
  • Great networking opportunities.
  • Access to the vast TechQuest community

Oh, and a chance to improve hundreds of lives!

How to apply

If you’ve mentally ticked off the majority of the qualifications, then fill out this form.

If you meet the requirements, apply or share with anyone you know who might be a good fit. Thank you kindly.

More information

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You can visit tqstem.org or contact us by email at community@tqstem.org or through WhatsApp at +234 805 233 1393 or +234 811 382 7153 if you have any additional queries.

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