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DevOps Lead Instructor

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location-pin Remote, Oregon, United States
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Since 2011, General Assembly (GA) has transformed tens of thousands of careers through pioneering, experiential education in today’s most in-demand skills. As featured in The Economist, Wired, and The New York Times, GA offers training in web development, data, design, marketing, and more, both online and at campuses across multiple countries. Our global professional community boasts more than 95,000 full- and part-time alumni — and counting.

In addition to fostering career growth for individuals, GA helps employers cultivate top diverse tech talent and spur innovation by transforming their teams through strategic learning. More than 21,000 employees at elite companies worldwide have honed their digital fluency with our corporate training programs. GA has also been recognized as one of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, and Fast Company has dubbed us leaders in World-Changing Ideas as well as the #1 Most Innovative Company in Education.

This is a full-time, US based, remote position. 

Job Title

  • DevOps Lead Instructor and Subject Matter Expert

Skills and Qualifications

  • You are the person that your colleagues naturally gravitate to when they are trying to figure something out.
  • You are eager to shape the skills, minds, and careers of the newest generation of web developers.
  • You have worked in a client facing environment.
  • You have at least 3+ years of experience working on a software development team.
  • You have at least 3+ years of experience working as a DevOps Engineer.
  • You have working experience in both front-end and back-end development, and are fluent in:
    • Programming: 
      • Experience with one or more programming languages such as Python (preferred), Java, Ruby, or Go.
      • At least one Javascript framework (Angular or React preferred)
      • Knowledge of SQL JOINS, SQL databases and ORMS, MVC
      • Proficient in Bash or PowerShell
    • Version Control: 
      • Proficient in Git or BitBucket features such as “push” and “pull”
    • Automated Testing: 
      • Able to design, implement, and execute automated testing scripts using Selenium, Cucumber, JUnit, or pytest.
    • Infrastructure as Code: 
      • Proficient in infrastructure automation tools like Terraform or CloudFormation.
    • Configuration Management: 
      • Experience with configuration management tools like Jenkins, Ansible, Chef, or Puppet.
    • Monitoring and Logging: 
      • Able to design and implement monitoring and logging solutions with tools like Prometheus, Grafana, and ELK stack.
    • Deployment and Infrastructure: 
      • In-depth knowledge with cloud-based platforms, such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform
      • Expertise with containerization technologies, such as Docker and Kubernetes
      • Experience with Heroku and Surge
      • Strong knowledge of Linux or Unix operating systems
      • Implementation of network protocols and security principles
      • Experience with Agile methodologies and working in cross-functional teams
      • Strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with others.
    • Content Creation: 
      • Understands adult learning principles for coursework creation. 
      • Has created technical trainings that include hands-on activities, visuals, labs, and supplemental resources. 
      • Demonstrates an understanding of how individuals learn and how and when to use different instructional methods or modalities to reach a diverse group of learners.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Teach eight hours a day, five days a week, for 10 to 12 weeks during immersive cohorts (remote and in-person).
  • Teach workshops and part-time programs as needed (remote and in-person).
  • Commit sufficient time each week for working on curriculum and class preparation
  • Maintain and update baseline curriculum and work with Learning Experience Design and Product teams to build out new curriculum
  • Work closely with co-instructors, instructional associates and teaching assistants to provide students with meaningful and prompt feedback on their progress.
  • Support onboarding and mentoring of new instructors
  • Work alongside GA staff and instructional team to best meet the needs of your students.
  • Guide students through development of a stellar final project that will showcase their abilities to hiring managers.
  • Facilitate a dynamic and collaborative classroom community.
  • Inspire students to persevere through the challenges of solving user experience design problems.
  • Promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the classroom and in all interactions
  • Contribute to pre-sales meetings as subject matter expert
  • Some travel may be required
  • Operate as a subject matter expert for internal and client-facing projects alike
  • Create new curricula and content to meet the needs of our product teams and clients
  • Perform other duties supporting Enterprise instruction as assigned by your manager

Core Competencies

  • Directing Others
  • Approachability
  • Motivating Others
  • Presentation Skills
  • Time Management
  • Planning
  • Managing Diversity

The anticipated annualized salary range for this position in the US market is $110k and $120k. Salary will be determined based on experience, education, geographic location, and other factors. 
US benefit offerings for full-time employment may include medical, dental, vision, term life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, additional voluntary benefits, commuter benefits, wellness plans & reimbursement and retirement programs. Available paid leave may include paid time off, parental leave and holiday pay.

The salary range published in this job posting is for US based locations only. Non-US based candidates interested in this position can email for country specific pay range details and benefits offered.

Unless otherwise noted, remote positions can be performed from the following approved General Assembly operating countries.

United States of America (states of operation may vary), Canada (provinces of operation may vary), United Kingdom, Australia, and Singapore.


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