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Cybersecurity Coach (21-310)

Company: IBSS Corp.
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Cybersecurity CoachLocation: Silver Spring, MDClearance Required: NoneIBSS has established a cybersecurity workforce development program to provide aspiring cybersecurity professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform a variety of tasks associated with compliance, security architecture, security engineering, and security operations. IBSS is seeking a cybersecurity coach who has a passion for education and guidance, project planning, and cybersecurity, and brings qualities such as; energy, respect, and is detail-oriented. This is an exciting initiative at IBSS and is supported by leadership and our subject matter experts.The ideal cybersecurity coach will exhibit the following attributes:Desire to earn additional cybersecurity certifications and appropriate professional certificationsEnjoys motivating others to excelExcellent verbal and written communication skillsPassionate about cybersecurityRelishes the mentor roleRemains up-to-date with respect to cybersecurity topics and trendsUnderstands techniques, technologies, and tools used to maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of dataWilling to share cybersecurity knowledge with othersFondness for reading and learning Demonstrated leadership skills Job DescriptionServe as a coach and mentor to aspiring cybersecurity professionalsHelp cybersecurity apprentices develop personal learning plans by providing feedback and recommendations for making adjustments based on program requirementsCorrelate learning activities with IBSS business requirementsConduct periodic reviews and revisions of the apprenticeship curriculum to ensure the learning objectives and course content remains consistent with IBSS business requirements, industry standards, and industry trends Key Responsibilities:Manage and coordinate communication, and associated activities, between IBSS management and third partiesWork with the IBSS management team to facilitate implementation of technical training and soft skills trainingEnsure compliance with grant requirementsDevelop curricula, lesson plans, facilitate learning activities, and develop assessments to gauge the understanding of security conceptsCoordinate hands-on cybersecurity lab exercisesImplement curricula and continuously add resources and other sources to the curriculumProvide instruction online and in-personOversee apprentices' projects with third party organizations and serve as the IBSS point of contact between IBSS and the organizationsMeet with each apprentice weeklyBe available as a resource as needed to each apprentice.Monitor progress and implement strategies to improve the probability of passing certification examsProvide weekly participant performance reports to IBSS Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program managementTrack and measure cybersecurity apprentices' success and skills learned. Work with program managers to identify any gaps in readiness and skill level Identify funding sources from Federal agencies and other grant initiatives to fund the growth of the programAssist with obtaining workforce development certifications in different states Required Skills/Qualifications:Conveying information effectively verbally and in writing, by adapting to the intended audienceEffective listening skillsDeveloping learning activitiesIdentifying learning gaps and provide remediation techniques Utilizing feedback to improve processes Required Certifications:Network+Security+ Required Education:Bachelor's degree Desired Skills:Project managementEffectively use learning management systemsAbout IBSS CorpIBSS is a Woman-Owned business. Since 1992, IBSS has provided specialized professional, scientific, technical, cybersecurity, IT, and software engineering solutions to the Federal sector. Our clients include the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Department of Defense (DoD), and the Department of Justice (DOJ). We are committed to serving our clients and employees by delivering service excellence, creating value through technology, and continually improving our skills, services, and processes. Moreover, we maintain an ISO 9001:2015 certification which allows us to optimize current industry best practices to enhance delivery outcomes for our clients.IBSS offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage with company-paid deductible, paid time off, federal holidays, matching 401K plan, tuition/professional development reimbursement, and Flex-Spending (FSA)/Dependent Care Account (DCA) options.IBSS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Keywords: IBSS Corp., Silver Spring , Cybersecurity Coach (21-310), Other , Silver Spring, Maryland

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