This position has multiple openings and can be located in Pittsburgh, PA, Arlington, VA or Fort George G. Meade.
Position Summary: As a member of CERT's Workforce Development program, the candidate will work with other team members in developing cyber-security training exercises and simulations, primarily for US military/government customers. This involves interacting directly with customers, gathering training requirements and objectives, producing and facilitating creative and engaging exercise scenarios, and building supporting physical and virtualized systems and network topologies. As such, the candidate will work regularly with a wide range of software and hardware technologies within CERT labs. The candidate may also assist in developing and teaching cyber security training content to external customers. The candidate will also be involved software and hardware prototype development. Additionally, the position requires the candidate to have demonstrated and effective leadership/management abilities as he/she may supervise and evaluate full time direct reports as well as the activities of graduate student assistants. The successful candidate must be self-directed, have an interdisciplinary approach to problem solving, and work well communicating technical information to technical and non-technical users. The candidate must also be able to interact with clients and staff of all levels in a highly professional and competent manner.
Preferred Qualifications and Requirements:
Education/Training: BS and MS in Computer Science; training in enterprise security tools (i.e. McAfee ePO/HIPS, ArcSight, etc.)
Licenses: CISSP, Network+, Security+ and/or other industry standard certifications
Experience: US military service in a series of positions involving information technology, cyber security, and management of large scale government networks.
Skills/Abilities: Strong presentation/platform skills and excellent writing skills.
Accountability: The incumbent is accountable for the definition, creation, and maintenance of final deliverables and products and may manage unclassified/classified DoD projects in excess of $3M annually.
Direction: The incumbent is expected to act independently using CMU and SEI defined policies, practices, and procedures.
Decisions: The incumbent must use good judgment to solve customer and personnel problems and is required to envision, design, develop, pilot, and deliver new capabilities, products, and services. Candidate will also be required to accurately represent SEI/CERT and its technical work in interactions with customers, sponsors, and the public.
Supervisory Responsibilities: The incumbent may have at least 2 direct reports as well as up to 15 secondary reports and will be required to provide performance management, career guidance, and take personnel corrective actions as required.