Cyber Security Lead Trainer

Institute of Data
Institute of Data
( )  Remote (Asia | APAC Time Zone Permitted)

Job Type : Contract
Experience : 3 to 5 years
Education : Bachelor Degree

Job Detail

About the Institute of Data

The Institute of Data is a Professional Network of Data Scientists, Cyber Security Analysts and Digital Marketers. In partnership with leading universities UTS and RMIT, the government of Singapore and hundreds of employers, we transform careers for a data-driven world. 

The Institute of Data operates in the information technology sector. Demand for our training products is driven by the information capability recruitment needs of business. These capabilities, in the areas of security, compliance, operational efficiency, growth and decision making are more important to business now than ever before. 

Our courses are unlike those offered at traditional education providers. With remote and in-person, you can up-skill from anywhere. Beyond learning knowledge, process and theory, you will experience the real power of practical training by industry experts – allowing you to confidently practice and work in the industry.

Job Description

Our Cyber Security (CS) program is a life-changing educational experience where students graduate with the skills and mind set to take on new careers in a wide variety of Cyber Security roles. Our students are passionate about cyber security, often career changers who are working full time in a similar or unrelated field.


We are looking for Lead Trainers to lead this transformative experience.


Full Time and Part Time roles available for 3-6 month contracts. Remote is via virtual classrooms.


Why be a trainer for the Cyber Security course?

If you are looking to make a life-changing impact by doing what you know and love, this is the position for you. Through this unparalleled opportunity, you will:

  • Hone your own leadership and management skills by becoming part of the team.
  • Deepen your own skills by guiding students through a rigorous journey where they begin as driven beginners and leave as empowered cyber and data security professionals.
  • Contribute your own expertise to a deep and broad curriculum.
  • Facilitate a supportive and energetic community that lasts well beyond the course.
  • As a member of the trainer team, you will not only impact the careers of your own students who are mostly changing careers, but you’ll also have a unique opportunity to shape the potential of students and the industry.


Skills and Qualifications

  • You have previous cyber security or engineering teaching experience, through a course, workshop, team training, etc.
  • You are eager to shape the skills, minds, and trajectories of the newest generation of cyber security professionals.
  • You are eager to join a fast-growing education business.
  • You have at least 3-5 years of professional cyber security and consulting experience.
  • You are proficiency in Cyber Tools - digital literacy (Python) and popular tools for use in cybersecurity, networking and protocol, system structures.
  • You have experience with data security, education, training and awareness - social engineering, phishing, hacking etc, strategies to prevent employees from becoming victims of hacking, knowledge of raining and awareness programs for your organisation.
  • You can demonstrate experience with penetration testing - kali linux popular array of tools, website pen testing, external/internal (Blackbox/White box) system exploitation, vulnerability testing.
  • You can demonstrate experience and explain security management and administration - creating and enforcing a security policy, managing security staff, working alongside the IT department, Technical elements like patching and securing systems
  • You are the person your colleagues naturally gravitate to when they are trying to figure something out.


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Coordinate with directors and the academic board with the planning and implementation of the cyber security program
  • Deliver instructions and write curriculum between 15 hours (PT) and 40 hours (FT) per week, including teaching, advising, and content development.
  • Work closely with your instructional team to provide students with meaningful and prompt feedback on their progress.
  • Collaborate alongside staff in order to best meet the needs and learning styles of y­­our students.
  • Guide students through the development of real world projects that will showcase their abilities to hiring managers.
  • Facilitate a dynamic and collaborative classroom community.
  • Inspire students to persevere through the challenges of learning complex subjects.
  • Contribute to the material and direction of an expanding curriculum, ensuring the course remains cutting-edge and effective for students.
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