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Job #: R-00101452
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

The Intelligence Group at Leidos is seeking a Cyber instructor/expert to support a classified government customer. This opportunity provides the customer support for both their strategic and tactical learning strategies. This position will assist in building cutting edge learning solutions to solve complex problems with the right technologies to support critical customer mission goals. The Cyber Instructor/SME will provide guidance in the development of training products, guidance on the needs of the audience, instruction, and serve as a coach and mentor. Training products will span the gamut from paper-based job-aids to full immersive worlds. Content will be delivered both synchronously and asynchronously. The Cyber Instructor/SME will collaborate with customer stakeholders, program management office, and IT and learning and development team members. The Cyber SME will work with team members to align learning initiatives with the customer’s strategic and operational objectives.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Working with government stakeholders to identify cyber skills needed for today’s workforce

  • Collaborating with government stakeholders and learning and development team members to develop and implement the learning and development strategy

  • Collaborate in the conduct of a needs assessments, identify gaps and needs, define the audience, and prioritize projects based on Government’s learning strategy.

  • Maintain currency on cyber trends and identify innovative ways to incorporate them into learning products

  • Act as a subject matter expert in the design of new training products

  • Provide instruction, coaching, and mentoring  

  • Collaborate on the collection, analysis, and synthesis of performance and evaluative data and communicate findings and recommendations to government stakeholders

  • Manage and maintain strong customer relationships

Required Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Must possess a current Top Secret Clearance; TS/SCI with polygraph preferred and is required once applied for and granted. Requires US Citizenship.

  • Bachelor's Degree in cyber security, data science, computer science, computer engineering, information systems, or related field. Master’s Degree preferred

  • Ten (10) to (13) years of related experience

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, multiple projects environment

  • Demonstrated strategic and critical thinking skills to identify relationships between issues, data, and outcomes

  • Experience in one or more of the following: big data technologies, development tools, database platforms, application architecture, and/or systems engineering

  • Experience managing multiple, concurrent projects

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Have the ability to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders, as well as to effectively collaborate, influence, and guide stakeholders to attain buy-in and build consensus

  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills

  • Experience as cyber coach or instructor

Pay Range:

Pay Range - -

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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