Cyber Security Training and Exercise Creator

Ottawa Full Time Training Experienced

Field Effect is looking to expand its Cyber Security Training Content team. This team is responsible for creating hands-on labs, exercises, Capture the Flag (CTF) and large scenario-based content for users of our Cyber Range platform. The skill level of the content ranges from introductory courses on basic concepts to a simulation of a full-fledged on-going cyber attack.

All members of our content creation team must be motivated to deliver the best quality product while working with management to set realistic expectations of schedule. Ideal candidates will have a passion for cyber security and a desire to train others in the skills that they have acquired. They should also be aware of the cyber threat landscape and, have an interest in understanding the source of the vulnerability, how the incident occurred and know how they could have been mitigated or prevented. Staying abreast of the latest industry-standard toolset and technologies being used in various industries is a must.


  • Develop cutting-edge labs and exercises for training the future cyber security operators of the world
  • Identify key skills and concepts absent from our current library and propose ideas for new content
  • Create virtual machines, set up all networking and scripts required to create an environment for learning
  • Stay current with cyber threats and breaches in the media. Develop scenarios using Field Effect’s Cyber Range product to recreate those threats for training purposes
  • Author course syllabus, ancillary course materials (hand-outs, reference sheets, etc.) and instructor solutions guides
  • Work with partners and customer organization to develop scenario specific to their domain and requirements
  • Review courses or scenarios made by fellow teammates
  • Present deliverables to senior management for review
  • Attend all curriculum planning meetings to help develop a road map for future content and scenario
  • Potentially conduct “Train the Trainer” sessions with partner organizations


  • 7+ years experience as a Cyber Security Operator, Analyst, Incident Handler, Forensics Investigator or similar
  • Experience with administering security and networking software and hardware (i.e. firewalls, proxies, SIEMs, Snort, Suricata)
  • Experience handling malware, reverse engineering, penetration testing
  • Knowledge of operating systems like Linux, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android from a security perspective
  • Previous work in a SOC environment, understanding common procedures and methodologies
  • Demonstrate an ability to deconstruct complex concepts into learn-able modules
  • Demonstrate an ability to create engaging content that will keep students wanting to learn
  • Great communications skills, verbal and written
  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or recognized certifications in the cyber security field

Field Effect provides advanced, integrated cyber security threat detection, incident monitoring, and compliance in one platform for SMBs and IT service providers. The company’s products and solutions remove the complexity of securing endpoints and networks, delivering sophisticated monitoring and threat protection services that are easy to use and manage with actionable insights. Founded by the brightest talents in the cyber security industry, the Field Effect team not only brings decades of experience securing complex, ever-changing security environments but has helped shape Canada’s Cyber Security Strategy and other national-level cyber security policies. The result is a company committed to creating stronger networks, improving proactive response, and increasing efficiency through an end-to-end approach that empowers businesses to achieve a resilient defence against modern cyber security threats. For more information about Field Effect, visit


  • Bonus scheme
  • On-site parking
  • Vacation & paid time off
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Company events & social hours
  • Casual dress
  • Life insurance
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Vision care


  • Cyber Security: 7 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred)


  • English (Required)

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