SME- Networking

Telecommunication Systems Pensacola, FL
About the Opportunity:

Comtech is looking for a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to develop and deliver Cyberspace Operations (CO) training to Department of Defense personnel at the Center for Information Warfare Training (CIWT), Corry Station, Pensacola, FL.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: A Top Secret/SCI security clearance based on a Tier 5 or Tier 5R AND A favorable CI or FS polygraph.

About the Company

At our core, Comtech employees are driven by innovation. We are leaders in the advanced global commercial and government communications market. A career at Comtech enables you to design, develop, produce and market innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. You will facilitate and enhance the way people, businesses, and governments communicate around the world.

Comtech Command and Control is a leading provider of mission critical solutions to government and civilian agencies with a focus on C4ISR solutions using any type of network, whether mobile, fixed, static, terrestrial, marine, airborne or in space. In order to help our customers, combat a growing number of cyber-attacks on their systems, we provide training and certification and vulnerability compliance assessment. Comtech designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. We are technology leaders in the markets that we serve and conduct our business through Government solutions. Our market segments consist of: Tactical Communications, Space & Component Technology, Mobile Datacom, and Cyber Security Solutions.

Primary Duties:

* The SME will be responsible for maintaining the accuracy of the course content pertaining to networking (NET), provide content oversight and support to the instructors that teach NET, and develop and deliver new content and make recommendations for revisions of existing topic area content to the Training Developer to keep pace with innovations and advances in technology.

* Apply technical area expertise for the development of training material to meet the NET topic area objectives.

* Incorporate NET subject matter knowledge into training materials to meet Government identified training standards.

* Incorporate the impact of changing technologies into training materials.

* Develop tools to assess student knowledge, skills and abilities to gauge student proficiency in topic.

* Review and analyze training materials and recommend changes.

* Conduct content review based on student evaluations and provide recommendations for training material revisions.

* Conduct periodic course content review and provide recommendations for training material revisions.

* Perform task and skill analysis of training requirements to develop learning objectives within training materials.

* Interact with training developers, curriculum managers and mission customers to assist with design and implementation of a total training package.

Clearance Requirements:

Applicants must possess:

* A Top Secret/SCI security clearance based on a Tier 5 or Tier 5R (formerly known as SSBI and SSBI-PR/PPR respectively) background investigation.

* A favorable CI or FS polygraph.

* It is preferable that clearance was adjudicated by the National Security Agency.

Skills Required:

* 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.

Education and Experience Requirements:

* Six (6) years of experience within the last ten (10) years 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 six (6) years of experience within the last ten (10) years in CO, a Bachelor's Degree in the field of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Network Security, or Information Systems Security and four (4) years of experience within the last ten (10) years in CO.

* Four (4) total years of Networking experience that includes all of the following:

* Networking Fundamentals

* Internet working with TCP/IP

* OSI Model

* Network Protocols; WAN/LAN Protocols, Fundamentals; Networking Communication Methods

* Digital/Telecommunications Convergence, and Network Topologies

* CISCO Experience

* With Ref to CISCO, preferred (not mandatory) certifications include CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA); CISCO Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

* Three (3) years of 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.).

* Three (3) years of experience in curriculum development.

* While not all inclusive, candidates must have advanced knowledge in the following areas:

* OSI Model and TCP/IP protocol suite

* IPV4 and IPV6

* Subnetting, Super netting, and Variable Length Subnet Masking

* Functionality of common application layer protocols and services to include, but not limited to: DHCP; DNS; FTP; HTTP; TFTP; SNMP

* Routing and Switching methodologies

* Network Address Translation

* Basic Protocol Analysis of IP, TCP, and UDP headers

* VPNs and VLANs

* Experience configuring networks with routers and switches, to include VLANs

* Network traffic flow, and loop avoidance

* Static routes and dynamic routing protocols to include OSPF

* Protocol analysis w/ tools such as Wireshark

* Understanding network attacks and defense

* Writing router Access Control Lists (ACLs)

Comtech offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and flexible paid time off options, for eligible employees:

* Medical, Dental and Vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account

* STD, LTD, Supplemental Life insurance and AD&D

* Comprehensive 401k plan and Employee stock purchase plan

* Tuition Assistance

* Vacation, Personal and Sick time

* 10 paid holidays

* Bereavement and jury duty leave

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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