Cyber Security Mentor

Lighthouse Labs

Lighthouse Labs

Ontario, Canada
Posted on Sunday, September 10, 2023

To keep serving the ever-expanding needs of our students and communities, we’re growing our team of amazing mentors who are so key to student success. We’re looking for intermediate to senior-level Cyber Security professionals to join our team. Are you passionate about mentoring, creative and critical, and excited about problem-solving? We’d love to hear from you!

What you’ll be doing:

  • As a mentor, your mission is to support our students through their academic journey and prepare them for their transition into an exciting new career in tech.
  • You’ll work directly with students to coach them through any roadblocks they might be experiencing, give them tips on solving problems, and generally provide them with support and advice.
  • We’re flexible in how we work with mentors, and your schedule is structured according to how many hours you’re available. Mentors are paid an hourly rate and are able to work from any time zone.

What we need from you:

  • Mentors aren’t required to have formal training in their area of expertise. However, a true passion and curiosity for Cyber Security, as well as learning and education in general, is a must.
  • Minimum 1 year of professional experience in Cyber Security
  • Experience in a range of popular technologies in Cyber Security.
  • Proficient in the topics covered in our curriculum including: network security, system security, logs and detection, administration, the cyber threat intelligence processes, cryptography, application security, python coding, penetration testing, GRC, Agile project management
  • A strong understanding of Cyber Security related tools including: Command Line Network Tools (SSH, nmap, netstat, etc.), Vulnerability scanning, Metasploit, Active Directory/LDAP, Network Diagramming, SPLUNK, SNORT, Kali Linux
  • Any experience in teaching, mentoring, or tutoring is an asset.
  • The ability to explain concepts and terms in an easily readable manner

About us:

Lighthouse Labs was founded in 2013 with the mission to effectively and efficiently prepare the workforce with the analytical and technical skills necessary to succeed in a world of automation. With an initial focus on our open-enrolment developer Bootcamp, we have grown into a leading provider of professional education services, delivering outstanding educational outcomes for our students. Our secret? Innovative curriculum, proprietary ed-tech, unique mentorship and career services and partnerships with government and industry-leading organizations. We’re a bunch of quirky, inclusive and smart people who are changing lives by reimagining education - join us!

Lighthouse Labs is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All positions at this time are remote, and we welcome all applicants.

Lighthouse Labs is committed to creating an inclusive and accessible work environment for all candidates. We strive to ensure that our job application process is accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you require any accommodations or have any accessibility concerns, please reach out to and we will be happy to assist you.