Security Engineering-IT Specialist Instructor II (HDSVS)

Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
# of Openings
Professional Services
Dept. of State
Job ID
Security Clearance


OBXtek is currenty looking to staff for a Security Engineering-IT Specialist Instructor who provides subject matter expertise and instruction in the installation, programming, troubleshooting, and maintenance and repair of electrical systems, electronic systems, hydraulic systems, computer network equipment, installation of infrastructure, copper power, communication and signal wiring, coaxial cable and fiber optics and associated equipment. The person will work independently and require infrequent supervision. This position will support the Department's High-Definition Secure Video Surveillance program.


Designs and presents hands-on instruction, lectures, and briefings on the following technical security topics:

  • Security Systems Standards Review and Inspection
  • Electrical Systems including Power Regulators and Uninterruptable Power Supplies
  • National Electric Code
  • Electronic Fundamentals
  • Basic Computer Networking
  • Fiber Optic Installation
  • Pedestrian and Vehicle Screening Systems
  • Access Control Systems
  • Access Denial Systems
  • Intrusion Detection Systems
  • Public Address and Announcing Systems
  • Closed Circuit TV Security Systems
  • IP Based Video Surveillance Systems
  • Security Management Systems
  • Physical Security Systems
  • Electric and Hydraulically Operated Vehicle Arrest Systems
  • Operation of GSA Approved Security Containers and DS Approved Locking Devices


Works closely with Instructional Design, Systems Development and Manufacturers to develop and deliver technical security system training syllabi/curriculum/ lesson plans, presentation media, administrative/self- study guides, and trainee reference manuals for technical security devices, systems and procedures in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

  • Coordinate’s students, instructors, facilities, and classrooms for fundamental training course delivery.
  • Sets up and operate audio-visual equipment required in support of curriculum delivery.
  • Ensures that individual professional development records are maintained at the conclusion of each course in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Employs applicable Department of State security standards and other procedures to protect national security information.
  • Operates U.S. government vehicles as necessary in the performance of assigned tasks.
  • Travels frequently and/or for extended periods to U.S. and foreign training sites.
  • Employee requires infrequent supervision and is expected to work independently according to established policies and accepted practice.


Active Secret Clearance

• Ten or more (10+) years’ experience in Government technical security installation or instruction in 60% or more of the security disciplines listed above.
• Five or more (5+) years’ experience in public speaking and giving briefings or instruction to groups of ten or more people.
• Two (2) years as a level II instructor preferred.

Prefer experience installing network equipment in racks, cabling, cable management, etc. Actual physical management of switches, etc.



• Bachelor of Science degree from an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order to be credited towards qualifications or equivalent technical training. Years of experience may be substituted for formal education.


Covid vaccination is required.

Company Information

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia and founded in 2009, OBXtek is a fast-growing leader in the government contracting field. Our mission is Our People…Our Reputation. Our people are trained professionals who enhance our customers’ knowledge and innovation using technology, collaboration, and education.


We offer a robust suite of benefits including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, matching 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement plans and much more.


As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO. Our rapid growth has been recognized by INC500, the Washington Business Journal, and Washington Technology magazine.


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with OBXtek’s vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required and verified before the start of employment unless an exemption applies.  Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer vaccination requirements which may include any or all the following: mandatory vaccination, mandatory statements regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory testing.


OBXtek is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. 


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