Do you have experience working at a cyber range and is now ready to lead the cybersecurity education, training, and exercises? Come join our brand-new cybersecurity arena in Kista as our new Cyber Range Trainer!

The arena is a part of RISE Cybersecurity and hosts a cyber range, a digital forensic and pen testing lab, and a setup for cybersecurity research and innovation. RISE Cybersecurity is among the largest cybersecurity labs/group in Sweden, currently consists of 12 senior researchers with PhDs, 5 PhD students, and 2 researchers. Our core areas of expertise are: IoT Security, Cloud Security, Communication Security, Access Control, and Secure Virtualization and Trusted Computing. RISE Cybersecurity is the European leader in IoT security research, development, and standardization.

RISE Cybersecurity is now looking for a trainer for our cyber range
Placement: Kista Stockholm

The RISE Cyber Range is a physical facility in Kista, with a critical infrastructure grade security, that offers a trusted place for Swedish industry to learn and solve their cybersecurity needs.  RISE Cyber Range aims at providing practical cybersecurity education, training and exercise; allows creation of sector-specific verticals for incidence/response handling; an environment for state-of-the-art applied cybersecurity research and development; and a forum to participate and organize international ethical hacking and capture-the-flag competitions.

As our new Cyber Range Trainer you will handle many challenging and exciting tasks, but your main area of responsibility is to collaborate with our ethical hackers and pen testers and update as well as develop new educational and training packages tailored for specific target audience: SOC operators, IT security experts, IT staff, CEOs, etc.

Who are you?
In order for you to succeed and thrive in this position, we believe you have extensive experience working within the field of IT/Cyber Security. We believe you are looking for a workplace where you can get use of your expertise in training other people to use a cyber range or similar cybersecurity tools, and well as teaching cybersecurity and conducting cybersecurity exercises.

We also believe you possess the following skill sets:

  • Expertise in virtualization and cloud environment
  • Expertise in database handling and instance deployment
  • Experience in managing large networks
  • Expertise in Linux and Windows server (based on the technological background)
  • A knowledge to implement automated, containerized cloud application platform solutions
  • 2+ years of platform scripting experience with Ruby, Python, or Go languages (or whatever might be relevant)
  • Understanding of docker, DevOps, scripting, automation, etc
  • Understanding of penetration tools and techniques
  • Excellent knowledge of Linux
  • Preferable personal security clearance
  • Excellent communication skills are must.

Although your experience and the skills you have obtained in your previous work is the most valuable to us, a master (or PhD) degree in computer science or cybersecurity will strengthen your profile.

What can we offer you?
We can’t promise you an easy job, but we can promise you a place to grow both professionally and personally together with a group of dedicated colleagues. We offer you to work in a team and environment that is unique to Sweden, and some really exciting challenges to work with.

If this sounds exciting and you want to know more, please contact Shahid Raza, Director of RISE Cyber security, +46768831797. Final application date is August 04, 2019. Interviews will take place continuously during the application period.

Application: Please include the following documents in your application:

  • Cover letter describing yourself, your professional interests, reasons for applying for this particular position, past experience and earliest possible start date (max. 3 pages)
  • CV
  • Copies of relevant university degrees and transcripts
  • Relevant certifications/courses, if any
  • Reference letters if any (max two) or provide contact information of up to 2 reference persons;
  • Any other document(s) that can strengthen your application

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden is Sweden's research institute and innovation partner. We contribute to a competitive business community, and a sustainable society through international collaborations with companies, academia, and the public sector. Our 2700 employees run and support all types of innovation processes. RISE is an independent state-owned research institute offering unique expertise and 100 test and demonstration environments for future-proof technologies, products, and services. More information is available on The computer science department of RISE, formerly SICS, is a part of RISE ICT and is at the forefront of ICT research and development. RISE SICS's collective expertise include cybersecurity, AI and machine learning, IoT, and an own data centre.

Trainer, cyber range, security testbed, Ethical Hacker, Security, Cybersecurity, Information Security, pen tester

Calls from external recruitment companies and/or sales persons are kindly declined.

City Kista
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2019/135
  • Shahid Raza, +46768831797
Union representative
  • Lazaros Tsantaridis, SACO, 010-516 62 21
  • Linda Ikatti, Unionen, 010-516 51 61
Last application date 04.Aug.2019 11:59 PM CEST

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