FinTech Teaching Assistant (Part-Time) - The George Washington University

Arlington, VA

Trilogy Education

Trilogy Education partners with universities to offer programs in Web Development, Data Analytics, UX/UI Design, Cybersecurity, and FinTech. Our platform combines a market-driven curriculum, robust career services, and a multinational community of universities, instructors, and employers to prepare adult learners for careers in the digital economy.


The Job:

Trilogy Education is seeking a Financial Engineer who has a passion for teaching individuals how to code. Our students have a diverse background, from working professionals to fresh-out-of-college people who seek to transition into careers in web development positions.


Why teach why us?

Instructors lead classroom discussions, guide inquiry, emphasize the meta-skills and core concepts of FinTech engineering, support students in their projects and challenges, and provide feedback to students and teaching assistants.


You don't have to have a ton of experience instructing! You just have to be a lifelong learner, proven teacher or mentor and love to help people change their lives and succeed.


What You Will Do:

  • Take attendance at the start of class via Bootcampspot
  • Ensure the Instructor is staying on track with regards to time
  • Walk around class during code activities and projects to assist students
  • Research and answer student questions when the instructor is unable to
  • Grade all homework assignments
  • Make sure students are engaged, learning and receiving feedback 


Experience with the following Technologies is required:

  • Finance Fundamentals like Time Series Analysis and Financial Ratios
  • Investment Principles
  • Excel and VBA
  • Python 3
  • Python Libraries such as Pandas, Matplotlib, NumPy, and more
  • APIs
  • SQL and NoSQL Databases


Bonus Tech Skills (Experience is a plus, willingness to learn is a must)

  • AWS
  • Machine Learning Applied to Finance with Algorithmic Trading, Scikit-learn, and more
  • Cryptocurrency Fundamentals
  • Blockchain technologies like SolidityEthereum, and Smart Contracts


  • 24-week program
  • Mon/Wed/Sat OR Tue/Thu/Sat Schedule
  • Weekday Classes: 6:00pm - 9:30pm (includes office hours and break)
  • Saturday Classes: 9:30am - 3:00pm (includes office hours and lunch break)

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