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Technical Mentor/ Software Engineering Instructor

Boston, MA, US

03 February, 2021

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • Express
  • JavaScript
  • Node.js
  • MongoDB
  • express.js
  • Javascript - Angular / React

Benefits & perks

  • 401k
  • Flexible pto/unlimited sick days
  • Full benefit coverage
Seeking an experienced Software Engineer to teach JavaScript fundamentals to students in a 13-week bootcamp.

Role overview

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure students are technically prepared for success in their job search and on the job. 
  • Deliver one-on-one technical coaching and support to students, developing their coding skills and understanding of and ability to effectively communicate about difficult technical concepts.
  • Intentionally push students to become increasingly autonomous engineers; support them in reading & accurately interpreting documentation and error messages, improve their debugging skills, and become courageous coders.
  • Provide expert technical and project management guidance to small groups of students building exciting projects using cutting-edge technologies.
  • Accurately and proactively evaluate, track & communicate student technical progress. This includes grading students’ work, delivering feedback, and modeling successful behavior.
  • Build and execute effective individual student remediation plans to ensure that all of our students become successful software engineers.
  • Identify and respond to cohort-wide remediation needs, crafting supplemental lectures & lesson plans addressing cohort-specific needs.
  • Contribute to curriculum initiatives that address popular technologies.
  • Contribute to local evangelism and enrollment initiatives, such as attendance at meetups, speaking at conferences, leading workshops, etc.
  • Serve as a technical partner while collaborating with all other departments that ensure job search success.

Qualifications:

  • Expert-level software engineer, particularly regarding Javascript knowledge, related emerging technologies, and relevant development tools
  • Experience with industry-standard software development practices and methodologies like Agile, Scrum and Kanban
  • Skilled at teaching in an immersive remote learning environment
  • Skilled and engaging facilitator/lecturer
  • Ability to analyze and model student progress and remove educational roadblocks
  • Possesses a strong growth mindset: seeks feedback, admits to and learns from failure, autonomously learns and grows while seeking appropriate support from coworkers and manager
  • Motivated by and derives satisfaction from high-ownership work environments and has a passion for education
  • Aligned with our overall instructional philosophies
  • Highly autonomous, conscientious, reliable, self-motivated and solution-oriented
  • Strong collaboration skills, high self-awareness, flexible, open-minded and positive
  • Empathetic and charismatic
  • Able to work occasional evenings/Saturdays.

Experience:

  • Completed a software engineering education program + 2 years relevant work experience; or,
  • Holds a high school diploma + 4 years relevant work experience.
  • 250+

Hack Reactor (powered by Galvanize) is a program for gifted students of software engineering. In three months, we transform ambitious amateurs to coding professionals. Hack Reactor's mission is twofold: to empower people and to transform education through rapid-iteration teaching. We are the premier advanced immersive program that trains exceptional full-stack Software Engineers. Students train 11 hours a day, 6 days a week, over 12 weeks in a curriculum focused on computer science fundamentals and JavaScript. Employees enjoy a fun, collegial startup environment genuinely committed to employee health and wellness, and filled with talented, hard-working and fun people. You will be surrounded by friendly, brilliant, and mission-driven professionals who work hard to provide the best student experience of its kind in the world.

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Engineers who find a new job through WorksHub average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • Express
  • JavaScript
  • Node.js
  • MongoDB
  • express.js
  • Javascript - Angular / React

Benefits & perks

  • 401k
  • Flexible pto/unlimited sick days
  • Full benefit coverage

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Technical Mentor/ Software Engineering Instructor