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ROLE DESCRIPTION

As a Technology Content Specialist, you will provide subject matter expertise in the technology field, supporting learning designers and other team members in the analysis, scoping, and development of technical content material. You will have a background in front end development, backend development or software engineering and have a keen interest in/or experience in education and learning.

This role has flexibility to be 100% remote.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Discovery

  • Help identify the key concepts, tools and principles of technical content based on front and backend engineering, devops, cybersecurity, cloud development or other topics to be identified.
  • Support account directors and client success managers in the pre-sales process, including helping identify client needs and assist in scoping solutions.
  • Support product and instructional teams in identifying software engineering learner goals and proposing creative learning solutions.

Design & Development

  • Support sales and client success teams in evaluating the feasibility of learning solutions in technical fields.
  • Work with learning designers to evaluate external tools for feasibility in supporting technical training.
  • Support learning designers in developing learning goals and scopes and sequence, or other outcomes of software engineering training.
  • Partner with learning designers to contribute to the creation of learning content, instructor guides and assessments.

Implementation

  • Work with learning designers and product teams to train, onboard and support the continuous improvement of designed curriculum.
  • Where needed, support the instructional teams in teaching or training on technical subjects.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

About our ideal candidate:

  • Has at least 3 years of experience working in software development or technical engineering environments.
  • Experience with front and backend web development, and languages such as JavaScript, Java, Ruby, and Python.
  • Experience teaching software engineering, computer science or other similar topics is a plus.
  • Experience creating learning content, such as instructional videos, tutorials, handouts, practice coding assignments, or assessments is a plus.
  • Passionate about supporting entry to tech careers and skills for diverse learners
  • Background in a client-facing role or technical sales, either supporting or managing, is highly desirable
  • Thrives working in fast-paced, dynamic environments
  • Familiarity with Google Suite, and LMS content management and authoring tools, as well as learning tools used in a variety of learning settings.

Location:

Remote in the US following states: AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, KS, ME, MA, MI, MD, MN, MO, NC, NH, NY, OR, PA, RI, SC,TN, TX, UT, DC, WA, WI, VT, VA

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