Technical Course Developer (Remote - Worldwide) at Dataquest

San Francisco

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Dataquest is an interactive online learning platform for data. We’re passionate about helping students find their next role and get to job ready. We help students deeply learn concepts, build projects, work together, and gain the confidence they need to take their data careers to the next level.  Read more about our philosophy here, and read what students think here.

We want to help tens of millions of students worldwide change their lives through data science education, and you’ll play a key role in helping us get there.  We’re looking for collaborative and results oriented team members, to help us continue to build out our fully-remote, global team.

This is a fully remote company and we are open to applications worldwide.

Role overview

We are seeking a highly skilled and creative Course Developer to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for designing and developing effective online courses for our platform. You will work closely with subject matter experts to create high-quality course materials, and you will use your expertise in learning design and technology to ensure that our courses are engaging and interactive. You'll need to be hands-on with all phases of the course development life-cycle.

This role reports to the Sr. Director of Content.

Responsibilities and Tasks

    • Creating, updating, and maintaining educational content
    • Working collaboratively with external authors throughout the course life cycle to ensure the course meets quality standards and timelines. Steps in the process include: Pre-course research; outlining the course; authoring the course; performing technical and instructional design reviews, and providing feedback; writing and testing answer-checking; testing and deploying the course; troubleshooting technical issues; fixing bugs related to courses; ensuring new content meets Dataquest quality and style guidelines and standards; fixing content bugs in accordance with our team's SLA.
    • Participating in team brainstorming, retro, and stand-up meetings
    • Reviewing content performance/feedback and optimizing existing content
    • Collaborating in cross-functional teams to improve the learner experience.

What we're looking for

    • Experience with instructional design, course creation, teaching, and/or training
    • Proficient in Python and SQL
    • Experience in data analytics or software engineering (preferred)
    • Willingness and ability to learn new technical skills and troubleshoot technical problems
    • Attention to detail and high-quality standard
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Works collaboratively with others
    • Completed at least one course on the Dataquest platform
Our Compensation Philosophy:

We benchmark everyone against a high-paying anchor market and add a cost-of-living multiplier. This approach allows us to hire the best candidates and retain the best talent for each role regardless of location, as well as bringing more diversity to our team. 

Some perks of working at Dataquest:

- Competitive compensation and benefits
- Flexible vacation and sick leave
- An annual professional development allowance
- Free Dataquest account for life
- The chance to see your impact on the lives of our students every day
- The opportunity to be part of an engaged and mission-driven team
- The chance to contribute to team direction
- 100% remote with flexible working hours
- A supportive environment where help is always accessible

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