Palo Alto Networks Instructor - Contract - Part time
Chicago, IL 
Posted 1 month ago
Contract/Freelance Project Description

CDW Academy is seeking a skilled and motivated cyber instructor to create, maintain, and deliver courses in highly virtualized environments. Cyber instructors will create course material, design training exercises, deliver training to students, and assess results. Instructors leverage deep subject matter expertise in relevant technical disciplines to provide a high-quality learning experience for our students.  Through their work, the Cyber Security Instructor will empower students to develop and validate their cyber skills creating immediate job and career opportunities.


*This is a 1099/contract position - part time / as needed basis.



  • Conducts in person and virtual instructor-led training in one or more topic areas: Identity and Access Management, Network and Host Forensics and Investigation, Cloud Security, Security Operations (Red/Blue/Purple Teams), Malware Analysis, Reverse Engineering, and Incident Response.
  • Accurately identifies skill level of participants and aligns delivery of course material to match individual students’ needs.
  • Demonstrates consistent classroom and student management to ensure a positive, successful learning environment.
  • Researches future direction of technology relevant to cyber security and incorporates new topics in the development and delivery of cyber content.
  • Deploys, maintains, and secures classroom equipment, images, and materials in virtual classrooms or in facilities around the globe.
  • Travels to customer training sites both inside and outside the Continental United States.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.



  • Previous experience conducting technical training in classrooms or small groups.
  • Significant expertise in Cyber Security Operations and expert experience in one or more areas of Cyber Security: Intrusion Detection and Mitigation, Network Defense, Network Traffic Analysis or Operating System Security, Forensics, Incident Response, or Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering.
  • U.S. Citizenship required

CDW is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


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