Cyberspace Operations Instructor - Defensive Cyberspace Operations (DCO)

About Farfield Systems, Inc
At Farfield we are committed to delivering trusted expertise to our government clients.  As we grow, our focus is on increasing opportunities for you to grow with us while still delivering the same excellence customers have grown to expect from us.
Farfield continually evaluates our environment to provide a place where your career is packed with opportunities to grow and you have the ability to demonstrate your passion to our customers.
 Farfield provides support to multiple agencies across the United States Government in many locations. That means a opportunities to follow your career path without changing companies every few years.  

Farfield is currently looking for a Cyberspace Operations Instructor-Defensive Cyberspace Operations (DCO) who can deliver highly technical CO training in a military training environment consisting of lectures, labs, exercises and other delivery methods. The position will support one of our Government clients in Pensacola, Florida.
 What you will do:
  • Assist with developing CO training curriculum (lecture content, student/instructor guides, exams, exercises, simulations, etc.).
You will have:
  • 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.).
Education/Experience Requirements:
  • 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.

You will have a minimum knowledge level of the identified topic/discipline(s): 

  • 3-5 years' experience as a CND analyst
  • Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), or ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is desired 


Encryption technologies

Experience managing IDS/IPS is a plus
Active vs. Passive

Analysis tools:
Snort: Can write snort signatures and recognize snort triggers

Exploitation Techniques and Recognition in Packet Captures
Use Wireshark to recognize exploits against commonly exploited ports and common exploit signatures (KAHT, lsass, SADMIN)

Social engineering
Knowledge of phishing techniques, road apple, drive-by downloads

Experience managing firewalls
Knowledge of topologies
Knowledge of how a firewall works

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