Training Specialist SME - IT Security Training and Awareness Support
Job Description We have an opportunity for a dynamic and collaborative Training Specialist SME to join our team. As a team member, the Training Specialist SME will function as an expert in IT security awareness and training and be responsible for creating materials that communicate IT security best practices, policies, practical tips, and requirements in a manner that is conversational, engaging and easily understood. Responsibilities Develop Awareness Materials including but not limited to Awareness Brochures, IT security 'Tips of the Month', IT Security related articles for judiciary newsletters and Awareness Posters. Ensure that awareness and training material is reviewed periodically and updated and effectively deployed to reach the intended audience. Develop security role-based training materials for ISSOs and System Owners that is intended to be used to adhere to the risk management framework as described in the Judiciary Framework. Engage ISSOs and System Owners in training sessions as needed. Prepare for training sessions and execute the training according to the direction of the PM. Gather and analyze data from a variety of sources to identify information security trends. Participate in and or lead the creation of IT security-related electronic learning modules, presentations, and videos. Maintain the security awareness website and publish regular content on the site pertaining to relevant and up-to-date security topics. Develop and roll out security awareness initiatives (eg, security newsletters, spotlights, awareness campaigns). Assist judiciary organizations in the development of local IT security training and awareness programs. Qualifications and Experience: Required- Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field At least 6 years of experience in cybersecurity management, operational, and/or technical activities At least 4 years of experience performing the responsibilities of IT Security Training and Awareness Specialist in a federal or commercial environment At least 4 years of experience in National Institute of Standards (NIST) cybersecurity standards and best practices Knowledge: Expert-level understanding of the concepts of information security risks and the different elements that make up these risks. Basic understanding of a broad range of IT information security concepts (eg, password security, safe Internet surfing, and the importance of backing up data). Extensive knowledge of information security governance, risk management, and compliance best practices, procedures, and standards. Practical knowledge of different message distribution techniques and ways to tailor communications to audiences of varying technical prowess. Company Description PROTEK Consulting is a woman-owned, small business. It is a nationwide provider of information technology and engineering consulting services. We have built our business on a set of business principles that ensure the success of our consultants and clients. Among those principles are experience, honesty, reliability, intelligence, and integrity. Our team has extensive experience in the industry. By delivering unparalleled service to our clients, PROTEK serves business and government clients in a reliable and cost-effective manner. If your company or organization is in need of talented information technology professionals, to be hired on a contract, contract-to-hire or permanent basis, please do not hesitate to contact us.