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Data Engineering Course Mentor, Thinkful

Company: Chegg Inc.
Location: Richmond
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Job Description:

Who_We_Are At Thinkful, a Chegg Online Learning Service, we believe that if schools put in even half the amount of effort that students do the outcomes would be better for everyone. People would have a path to a fulfilling future, instead of being buried under debt. Employers would benefit from a workforce trained for today. And education could finally offer students a return on their investment of both money and time. We put in outlandish amounts of effort to create an education that offers our students a guaranteed return on their investment. We partner with employers to create a world-class curriculum built for today. We go to the ends of the earth to find mentors who are the best of the best. We invest more in career services than any of our peers. We work hard to be on the ground in the cities our students are. Simply put, no other school works as hard for its students as we do. The Position Students enroll in Thinkful courses to gain the valuable technical and professional skills needed to take them from curious learners to employed technologists. As a Course Mentor, you will support students by acting as an advisor, counselor, and support system as they complete the course and land their first industry job. To achieve this, you will engage with students using the below range of approaches, known as Engagement Formats. Course Mentors are expected to provide support across all formats when needed. * Mentor Sessions:Meet with students 1-on-1 in online video sessions to provide technical and professional support as the student progresses through the curriculum. * Group Sessions:Host online video sessions on topics of your expertise (in alignment with curriculum offerings) for groups of students seeking live support between mentor sessions. * Grading:Reviewing student checkpoints submissions and delivering written feedback, including analysis of projects and portfolios. * Technical Coaching:Provide in-demand support to technical questions and guidance requests that come to the Technical Coaching team through text and video in a timely manner. This team also provides the TA support for immersive programs. * Assessments & Mock Interviews: Conduct 1-on-1 mock interviews and assessments via video calls and provide written feedback to students based on assessment rubrics. In addition to working directly with students, Course Mentors are expected to maintain an environment of feedback with the Educator Experience team and to stay on top of important updates via meetings, email, and Slack. Ideal candidates for this team are highly coachable, display genuine student advocacy, and are comfortable working in a complex, rapidly changing environment. Requirements * Amount of Experience required: 4+ years total as a practicing Data Engineer * Hands-on experience in data extraction, cleaning, and manipulation. * Fluent in SQL, Complex SQL Statements, NoSQL, and Python * Skilled in Linux, Cloud Infrastructure, Data Modeling, Big Data, Machine Learning * In-depth understanding of Relational Databases * Hadoop and HDFS * Spark and PySpark * Skilled in solving ambiguous problems using data and providing practical business insights. * Ability to present data and communicate the results of analyses with non- statistician. * Self-starter, quick learner, good at collaborating and working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. * Demonstrates genuine student advocacy and empathy for beginners * Exceptional written and verbal communication skills * Must be coachable and adaptable to a fast-paced work environment * Must have a reliable, high-speed Internet connection and webcam * Teaching, mentoring, and/or coaching experience a plus Benefits * This is a part-time role (10-25 hours a week) * Fully remote position, with a flexible schedule * Access to all of the Thinkful Courses for your continued learning * A community of 500+ like-minded professionals looking to impact others and keep their skills sharp * Grow and develop as an educator with your educator experience manager Apply If you are interested in this position please provide your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest in the role. We stand against any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. Thinkful provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. If you're talented and driven, please apply. Thinkful can only hire candidates who are eligible to work in the United States. At this time, we may have restrictions on the above-listed opportunity if you are located in one of the following states: OR, CA, WA, NJ, MA. Please note, we will let you know if this is an issue before beginning the process. Chegg is an equal opportunity employer. Show moreShow less

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