CANES Instructor

SAIC | San Diego, CA

Posted Date 2/22/2024

SAIC is looking for a CANES Instructor in San Diego, CA.

A challenging instructor position that equips military students with the knowledge and skills to perform operations, system configuration, system administration, network monitoring, troubleshooting, fault isolation, and restoration of Navy communication systems and networks. The instructor works under general direction and well-established procedures, but may also receive detailed instructions on new projects or assignments. Work is evaluated on soundness of judgment, overall instructor and technical support performance and accuracy, team collaboration and support, and customer satisfaction. Instruction of evening classes is occasionally required, but typically less than 20% of the year. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. A DoD Secret level security clearance is required. Responsibilities include:

· Developing, evaluating and executing training programs and activities to meet customer requirements and team learning and performance objectives

· Preparing training materials and lab equipment for course delivery

· Setting up and instructing both classroom and practical hands-on portions of each course

· Performing system administration and maintenance on course technical training equipment

· Preparing and instructing courses using standard Navy training practices and procedures

· Collaborating with team members and customer personnel to develop, enhance, and evaluate new or existing learning objectives and course content

· Monitoring and evaluating training programs, assessing results, and recommending and implementing enhancements

  • Developing and submitting periodic reports



Formal Instructor Training (one of the following):

  • Navy’s Basic Instructor Training Course
  • Industry Training Certification (e.g., Microsoft Certified Trainer or CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer certification [CTT+])
  • Formal teaching degree or certification
  • Master Training Specialist (MTS) qualification (preferred but not required)

Experience: 5 years (minimum) combined experience in:

  • Instructing courses
  • Providing technical support for course curriculum
  • Providing technical support (i.e., system administration or maintenance) for any shipboard network systems and/or network cybersecurity positions, such as:
  1. CANES
  2. ADNS
  3. ISNS
  5. SubLAN
  6. SCI Networks
  7. NTCSS
  8. NSVT
  9. ISSM
  10. HBSS

Certifications: Must be able to obtain the following certifications within 6 months of hire:

  • CompTIA Security+
  • Cisco CCNA or Microsoft Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate

Target salary range: $85,001 - $95,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator focused on advancing the power of technology and innovation to serve and protect our world. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in mission IT, enterprise IT, engineering services and professional services. We integrate emerging technology, rapidly and securely, into mission critical operations that modernize and enable critical national imperatives.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

Salary85,001.00 - 95,000.00 Annual

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