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Technical Curriculum Developer

Location Chicago, United States
Posted 06-October-2021
The database market is massive (the IDC estimates it to be $119Bby 2025!) and MongoDB is at the head of its disruption. The MongoDB community is transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading modern data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

Were looking for engineers interested in helping us build the best technology education program in the industry. Our ideal candidate is a software developer who also loves to teach. Youve built some non-trivial applications. But you also have a passion for explaining technical concepts in just the right way.

This is a unique role because it combines teaching and software engineering. Youll design highly technical instructor-led training courses with hands-on exercises to help people get the most out of MongoDB technologies. Youll also become a veritable MongoDB expert. When applying, please let us know in a few words why youd be a good fit. Polymath developer? Technology geek? Hacker who loves to speak and write? If any of these descriptions fit, then wed love to hear from you!

What youll do Evaluate training requirements by product and user role, and turn those requirements into courses with clearly defined learning objectives and learning paths
Design, develop, and maintain course materials. Course materials include presentation content, student and instructor guides, demo scripts, hands-on coding exercises, quizzes and assessments
Use feedback and survey data from students, training instructors and MongoDB field engineering teams to create new courses and improve existing courses
Spend up to two weeks each quarter co-delivering classes alongside a MongoDB instructor to gain firsthand experience of how course content is delivered and received
Build train-the-trainer materials to enable MongoDBs training instructors around the world to deliver our training courses effectively
Learn about new product features and teaching methods, collaborating with the MongoDB product engineering and field engineering teams to create engaging, accurate, in-depth educational material
Develop sample applications using a variety of programming languages
Continually look for ways to extend and improve our courses to support new products and features, and to enhance the learning experience for students and their instructors

Experience youll need Bachelors degree in computer science or a related engineering discipline, or equivalent experience in a software or technology-related field
Aptitude and attitude are more important than credentials
Demonstrated experience in at least two of the following areas: teaching, technical content development, public speaking, technical writing
Solid understanding of a programming language
Knowledge of at least one other programming language is a big plus (e.g., Javascript, Java, Python)
You are comfortable and familiar with modern software development practices and infrastructure
Experience using one or more database technologies. Knowledge of MongoDB is a plus, but not required
Strong verbal and written communication skills
A can-do attitude, and the ability to work collaboratively with all members of the curriculum development team and training delivery staff
Ability to manage time effectively, to complete tasks on a deadline, and to effectively communicate project status and risks as timelines evolve
You enjoy self-driven exploration and education on new technologies and languages, and can adapt innovative technologies and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment

Success Measures Within 3 months:

Complete new hire technical training to acquire hands-on technical knowledge of MongoDB products, their specific capabilities and use cases

Via new hire training and shadowing, acquire a deep knowledge of MongoDB instructor-led training offerings, student personae and learning objectives

Assist in the creation and review of new training content (slides and hands-on exercises)

Within 6 months:

Successfully co-deliver several MongoDB training courses, demonstrating a solid understanding of the source material

Comfortable with creating and releasing new / updated training content, given a course outline with defined learning objectives

Contribute to the design of new and updated training offerings
Min 2 to 12 Years.

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