Lead Instructor, Enterprise
Stride, Inc.

Austin, Texas

Posted in Education and Training

$104,414.00 - $156,621.00 per year


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Job Description
Galvanize is looking for instructors that are interested in teaching Extreme Programming and modern web development. We offer an intensive agile course focused on the best practices engineering teams use to deliver customer value and produce quality software on budget, on time and with reduced risk. Our curriculum includes Pair Programming, Writing User Stories, User Story Pointing, Agile Ceremonies, the Iteration Planning Meeting, and Test Driven Development (TDD). Our instructors coach teams working with modern and classic tech stacks.
At Galvanize, we produce outcomes-driven tech education for motivated adult learners & organizations to activate and propel technology-focused careers.

Our programs are designed so that anyone with motivation can succeed, regardless of education, experience or background. With 12,000+ graduates at 2,500 companies, we empower learners and leaders across industries to propel their careers and make an impact through tech.

SUMMARY: Enterprise Instructors at Galvanize don't just teach: they guide. Not just the hard skills - they dig into personality types, habits, and learning styles. Our instructors don't just talk the talk: they lead by example and immerse students in methodologies such as Extreme Programming (XP) from day one. In addition to giving lectures and white-boarding, instructors lead inquiry, pair program, provide ongoing student feedback, and coach agile product teams.

Galvanize is looking for instructors that are interested in teaching Extreme Programming and modern web development. We offer an intensive agile course focused on the best practices engineering teams use to deliver customer value and produce quality software on budget, on time and with reduced risk. Our curriculum includes Pair Programming, Writing User Stories, User Story Pointing, Agile Ceremonies, the Iteration Planning Meeting, and Test Driven Development (TDD). Our instructors coach teams working with modern and classic tech stacks.

The Lead Enterprise Instructor is responsible for being the classroom owner on Enterprise training engagements as well as serving as the client-facing leader responsible for communicating progress, identifying impediments, and ultimately achieving predetermined learning results throughout the delivery.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Lead lectures and class activities and support students during project work
  • Plan daily lessons and assess students on an ongoing basis
  • Participate in product feedback for internal tools
  • Provide students with a meaningful training experience in the classroom
  • Work alongside Galvanize staff in providing prompt feedback on student progress
  • Provide a strong agile software engineering environment
  • Coach student teams on project work using agile software engineering principles
  • Coach Product and Project Managers on agile software engineering methodologies
  • Facilitate a dynamic and collaborative classroom community
  • Work closely with co-instructors to provide students with meaningful and prompt feedback on their progress
  • Develop curriculum and contribute to the Enterprise product portfolio at the direction of the Managing Lead Instructor and other curriculum leaders
  • Serve as subject matter expert on business development and solution engineering initiatives

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • At least 5+ years experience writing production code in multiple languages, including Java/Spring, Kotlin/Android, Swift/iOS, C#/.NET, JavaScript, Python, OR
  • Equivalent time consulting or teaching and coaching teams who deliver enterprise-level software products

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES: None required.

OTHER REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Fluency in the following topics: Agile methodologies (XP is a plus), JavaScript, HTML/CSS, SQL (any of PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, etc), Web Fundamentals (HTTP, APIs, REST, JSON), Jenkins (preferred) or other CI/CD, public cloud environments
  • Thrives in a continuous feedback environment and welcomes feedback from students and other instructors
  • Eager to shape the skills, minds, and trajectories of a team learning agile software engineering skills
  • Great communication skills
  • Ability to clear required background checks for certain client contracts
  • Ability to travel occasionally for on-site engagements (for as long as 3 months) at various client sites around the US
  • Experience working with Agile or XP teams
  • Previous background in teaching and / or mentoring developers, or a deep interest in giving it a try

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Pair programming experience
  • High performing current XP team lead or participant
  • Experience with legacy technologies (Java EE, VB.NET)

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • This is a home-based position with the potential for occasional travel.

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is "at-will" as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the "at-will" nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.

Galvanize provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Compensation & Benefits: Stride, Inc. considers a person's education, experience, and qualifications, as well as the position's work location, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value when determining a new employee's salary level. Salaries will differ based on these factors, the position's level and expected contribution, and the employee's benefits elections. Offers will typically be in the bottom half of the range.
  • We anticipate the salary range to be $104,414.00 to $156,621.00. Eligible employees may receive a bonus. This salary is not guaranteed, as an individual's compensation can vary based on several factors. These factors include, but are not limited to, geographic location, experience, training, education, and local market conditions. Stride offers a robust benefits package for eligible employees that can include health benefits, retirement contributions, and paid time off.

Job Type
Regular

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is "at-will" as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the "at-will" nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.

Stride, Inc. is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status age, or genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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