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Jacobs Cyber Workforce Developer in Washington, District Of Columbia

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It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed –today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

This position is CONTINGENT upon contract award. Our recruiting team will follow up with you on your application. Our hiring team will not start the interview evaluation process until award.

Skills and Tasks

The Cyber Workforce Developer and Manager/Technical Trainer III shall possess the following capabilities:

  • Develop cyberspace workforce plans, strategies and guidance to support cyberspace workforce manpower, personnel, training and education requirements and to address changes to cyberspace policy, doctrine, materiel, force structure, and education and training requirements.

  • Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies.

  • Knowledge of risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk).

  • Knowledge of national and international laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity.

  • Knowledge of cybersecurity principles.

  • Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities.

Job Duties

  • Design/integrate a cyber strategy that outlines the vision, mission, and goals that align with the organization’s strategic plan.

  • Coordinate with internal and external subject matter experts to ensure existing qualification standards reflect organizational functional requirements and meet industry standards.

  • Ensure cyber workforce management policies and processes comply with legal and organizational requirements regarding equal opportunity, diversity, and fair hiring/employment practices.

  • Establish and collect metrics to monitor and validate cyber workforce readiness including analysis of cyber workforce data to assess the status of positions identified, filled, and filled with qualified personnel.

  • Ability to develop career path opportunities.

  • Establish cyber career paths to allow career progression, deliberate development, and growth within and between cyber career fields.

  • Establish manpower, personnel, and qualification data element standards to support cyber workforce management and reporting requirements.

  • Establish, resource, implement, and assess cyber workforce management programs in accordance with organizational requirements.

  • Review/Assess cyber workforce effectiveness to adjust skill and/or qualification standards.

  • Skill in developing workforce and position qualification standards.

  • Knowledge of Workforce Framework, work roles, and associated tasks, knowledge, skills, and abilities.

  • Ability to develop policy, plans, and strategy in compliance with laws, regulations, policies, and standards in support of organizational cyber activities.

  • Ability to leverage best practices and lessons learned of external organizations and academic institutions dealing with cyber issues.

  • Develop policy, programs, and guidelines for implementation

  • Establish and maintain communication channels with stakeholders

  • Identify organizational policy stakeholders.

  • Provide policy guidance to cyber management, staff, and users.

  • Seek consensus on proposed policy changes from stakeholders.

  • Coordinate with organizational manpower stakeholders to ensure appropriate allocation and distribution of human capital assets.

  • Skill in using manpower and personnel IT systems.

  • Knowledge of current and emerging cyber technologies.

  • Knowledge of the organization’s core business/mission processes.

  • Knowledge of organizational training and education policies, processes, and procedures.

  • Ability to determine the validity of workforce trend data.

Here’s What You’ll Need:


Educational Requirement:

  • This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Training and Development, Workplace Education and Development or similar

Certification Requirements:

  • PMP Preferred

  • Preferred certification in the field of information security (e.g. Security+, CISSP).

Experience Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of relevant background in Adult Learning Development and related job experience

  • Experience presenting and facilitating training

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Process and detail-oriented

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Clearance Level Requirement:

  • Public Trust

Essential Functions

Work Environment

Work will be performed inside a large facility. An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting).

Work assignments vary based on client requirements.

Work may include travel with the military to participate in exercises in austere conditions

Outside work may include various environmental conditions including hot, dusty, cold, icy and windy climates.

Physical Requirements

Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC or laptop. Filing required. May require lifting and carrying boxes of supplies or files up to 25 lbs. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.

Equipment and Machines

General office equipment, which includes: telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment.

May require operating motor vehicles.


Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is mandatory.

It is important to be able to work any shift/designated hours required.

You may be asked to continue performance in support of a war, contingency, or exercise

You may be asked to continue performance during inclement weather or other conditions when others are not permitted to work

Position may require night and weekend work and could include travel with the military to participate in operations/exercises located in areas with field conditions


Continental and Oversees travel may be required. It is important to maintain a current passport.

Other Essential Functions

Employment is contingent upon obtaining all required certifications within the timeframe specified in a waiver by the government (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through the duration of the contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certifications will result in disqualification for this position and could result in termination.

Candidate must exhibit a professional behavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace. Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of government, military and contractor personnel at all levels.

Candidate must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.

Grooming and dress usually business casual, but dependent on client’s standards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area.

The position for which you are applying for requires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen of the US and another country), to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.

a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen of the US and another country), to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf)

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.