Cybersecurity Mentor (Part-Time/Flexible/Remote)

The Opportunity
We’re building an online, self-paced, Cybersecurity course where participants will learn with the help of a curated curriculum and 1-1 guidance from an expert mentor.

Our mentor community - the greatest strength of our programs - has experts from the best companies in the world. If you are passionate about mentoring and Cybersecurity, and can give a few hours per week in return for an honorarium, we would love to hear from you.

Our mentors range from cybersecurity professionals and researchers at premier companies (Microsoft, Oracle, Uber, Apple, Cisco) to a wide variety of top-notch startups and consulting firms.

The Program

  • Completely online
  • Designed to take 3-6 months, depending on the course.
  • Participants in this course are working professionals and college students from all over the world, interested in getting started with and transferring into a career in cybersecurity.
  • Participants learn about Cybersecurity with the help of a curated online curriculum and a personal mentor. They go through the curriculum at their own pace and have a weekly 30-minute check-in with their mentor to discuss questions, projects, and career advice.


  • are passionate about teaching Cybersecurity
  • have extensive experience with Linux, Windows and MacOS
  • are proficient in the curriculum topics of at least one of our programs: Introduction to Cybersecurity or Cybersecurity Career Track
  • have real-world experience working in systems security, network security, applied cryptography, logs and detection, governance/risk and compliance, security strategy or incidence response and cyber threat intelligence
  • have subject matter expertise with common operating system internals, network packet capture tools such as Wireshark, Network Miner, and network discovery tools such as NMAP
  • hold current CISSP certificate; additional industry certifications from Cisco, Microsoft, CompTIA Security+, EC-Council, SANS are preferred
  • are available for weekly, 30-minute video check-ins with students to help them set and achieve learning goals, answer subject matter questions, provide feedback on projects, and career advice
  • have at least 3 years of experience solving real-life cybersecurity challenges, and are comfortable explaining key concepts
  • are empathetic and have excellent communication skills


  • Membership in a rich community of expert mentors from great companies like Microsoft, Oracle, and Uber
  • Change the lives of students in our program
  • Help us revolutionize online education!
  • Receive a monthly per-student honorarium
  • Work at your convenience

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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