Camber Corporation Advanced Active Defense Instructor - 15984 in Columbia, Maryland



Huntington Ingalls Industries (Camber Corporation) provides mission-critical engineering and technical service to Information Technology, Federal Civilian, and National Security, Aerospace & Defense and International government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide.

The ideal Advanced Active Defense Instructor for Cybersecurity is responsible for developing and presenting course material on state of the art methods and solutions for counterattack, preemptive attack, and active deception primarily using Python. The instructor will work with cyber leadership and stakeholders to devise advanced learning materials for live classroom presentation to sophisticated teams of cybersecurity developers and practitioners engaged in real-world active defense and countermeasures, which include malware analysis, reverse engineering, and forensics.

Instructors provide classroom instruction, provide lab experience, and evaluate students on the knowledge required to meet the certification standards for their career path. The instructor is responsible for creation of course content, training materials and documentation. The instructor monitors student performance on practical exercises and provides lectures and/or feedback to students to correct misunderstandings. Virtualization technology is employed heavily to simulate real-world scenarios that create an immersive cyber-environment for students.

This is a highly visible senior leadership role and provides an outstanding opportunity to join a well-respected company that continues to grow and expand its business base. Compensation for this position is fully commensurate with experience, performance and credibility within this business field.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field; Master’s Degree highly desirable

  • Proficient in advanced Python scripting for offensive PenTest and ethical hacking

  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on cybersecurity experience including active and passive vulnerability scanning; encryption technologies/standards, advanced malware analysis, and digital computer forensics experience

  • Have 2 (two) years of experience, within the last 5 (five) years, instructing full-length instructional and training material or courses related to Defensive Cyberspace Operations, or 3 (three) years of experience, within the last 5 (five) years, conducting Defensive Cyberspace operations

  • Experience in Cyber Instruction may waive requirement for a degree, pending approval

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent analytical and time management skills

  • CISSP, CEH, GSEC, CASP, CISA, GCFA, GCFE, GREM, GNFA, OSCP, and/or Security + certifications preferred

Desired Skill and Abilities

The following statements of skills and abilities are intended to describe the experience necessary to perform the job assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive, specific experience in tools, technologies, systems, platforms and events may vary depending upon assignments and other factors.

  • Experience conducting “capture the flag” events

  • Experience with SIEM/SOC, including Qradar, Splunk ES, or ArcSight

  • Experience with Data Hunting, including ELK, Splunk, Apache Spark, or AWS Stack

  • Experience with Scripting, including Powershell, or REST APIs

  • Experience with Forensic tools, including FTK and Encase

  • Experience with Endpoint Telemetry, including Carbon Black, HX, Falcon, or Endgame

  • Experience with Network Hunting, including Bro Logs, Netflow, PCAP, or PaloAlto Firewall/Proxies

  • Experience with Offensive tools, including Mimikatz, Metasploit, and Empire

  • Skills with multiple content platforms such as PowerPoint, Camtasia, and Captivate a plus

  • Experience in developing and instructing scenarios consisting of:

  • Threat emulation, mission protection, and discovery and counter-infiltration (“Red/Blue/Hunt”) methodologies;

  • Computer network exploitation, cyberspace attack, cyberspace defense, and cyber operational preparation of the environment;

  • Cyber intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance actions, network terrain audits, and penetration testing, basic digital forensics data analysis, and software threat analysis;

  • Reacting to cyberspace events, employing cyberspace defense infrastructure capabilities, providing incident response impact assessments, producing network security posture assessments, analyzing computer system and network architectures, and determining and implementing exploitation methods


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.


Location for instruction vary, but may include travel in and through the Washington DC metro area, Columbia, MD, and Augusta, GA.

About Us

Camber Corporation is part of the Integrated Mission Solutions Group of HII’s Technical Solutions division. Integrated Mission Solutions Group is a leading provider of Agile Software Engineering and Information Technology solutions; All Hazards services; Modeling, Simulation, and Training solutions and services; Unmanned Systems support; Intelligence Analysis and Operations; and Engineering and Management services to Department of Defense, Federal, and commercial customers.

Integrated Mission Solutions Group (Camber), a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (HII) is headquartered in Huntsville, AL. From Camber’s founding in 1990, we have grown to 32 offices, positioned to provide responsive support to our customers across the United States. We deploy personnel to support our customers globally, including many locations in Asia, Africa, and Europe, providing daily interface on technical, programmatic, and operations issues. Overall, more than 1,600 Camber professionals deliver ISO 9001:2008-certified and CMMI ML3 high-value solutions to customers worldwide.

Camber Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled