Director, Cyber Training

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Full Time Executive-level / Director
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Evolve Security

Evolve Security is a technology-driven cybersecurity service company, with industry-leading cyber training and talent development. Learn More.

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As the Director, Cyber training you will:

  • Oversee the curriculum, ensuring that content, labs and technology support the unique learning outcomes of courses and are relevant to the current threat and security landscape
  • Create requirements and resources for vetting, curating and training a pool of instructors and cybersecurity experts based on Evolve Academy’s teaching methodology
  • Ensure the success of the Academy, cyber training for consumers and corporate clients including:
    • Responsible for the overall customer satisfaction of Academy customers
    • Meeting revenue goals, driving growth, and assisting in budget discussions
    • Ensuring learning outcomes are achieved with exceptional student engagement (curriculum, labs, instructors, student experience, and job placement)
    • Manage and build the Academy team (training and curriculum team including contractors) to support overall training and student success
  • Assist with Academy marketing and thought leadership such as with MeetUp’s, conference presentations, blogs and other outreach events as subject matter expert on cybersecurity training
  • Serve as the subject matter expert with the sales team on corporate training sales calls and assist in developing proposals for clients, grants or RFPS when required
  • Advise sales and marketing management on Academy training services and solutions
  • Assist with student inquiries and customer service escalations as needed
  • Additional duties and adjusted scope may occur as the business needs evolve and are deemed necessary



  • 4+ years expereince managing/leading a team
  • Cybersecurity instruction and curriculum development experience of at least 2 years
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Communication skills
  • In-depth knowledge of offensive and defensive security capabilities
  • In-depth knowledge of cybersecurity threat intelligence and emerging attacks
  • Understanding of application security best practices
  • Ability to translate highly technical content to a more digestible format for a more beginner audience

Nice to have:

  • In-depth knowledge of cybersecurity threat intelligence and emerging attacks on current threat landscape
  • Some knowledge of Python as it relates to RegEx, Scripting for Security, and Data Analysis


Why join us?

  • 22 Company Holidays/Closures
  • Progressive startup culture in a high growth organization, with minimal bureaucracy
  • Engage in a fast-paced and challenging environment with opportunity to grow your talents
  • Evolve Security Academy cybersecurity training
  • Healthcare Benefits - Medical/Dental/Vision
  • 401(k) with employer Match
  • Parental Leave
  • Flexible Paid Time Off
  • Annual vacation reimbursement

Who is Evolve Security?

Evolve Security is a technology driven cybersecurity services firm headquartered in Chicago, IL. We are dedicated to improving our client’s security posture by providing Continuous Penetration Testing, training services, and talent solutions.

In addition to our professional cybersecurity service offerings, Evolve Security offers a cybersecurity bootcamp, “Evolve Academy”, currently ranked the #1 cybersecurity bootcamp in the world. The Cybersecurity Bootcamp in Chicago provides immersive training, giving students the concrete and practical skills, needed on the job. Students gain real work experience through live security assessment work that they perform on not-for-profit companies.

We are passionate about directly improving our customers’ security posture, and we proudly train others to help meet the need for qualified cybersecurity talent.

Tags: Application security Penetration testing Python Scripting Threat intelligence

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Flex vacation Health care Medical leave Parental leave Startup environment Team events

Region: North America
Country: United States
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