Session Lead (External Contractor) - Cloud DevOps Engineer Nanodegree

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Udacity is on a mission to change lives, businesses and nations through radical talent transformation in digital technologies.  We offer a unique and immersive online learning platform, powering corporate technical training in fields such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, Autonomous Systems, Cloud Computing and more. Our rapidly growing global organization is revolutionizing how the enterprise market bridges the talent shortage and skills gaps during their digital transformation journey. Udacity is proud to be backed by respected investors like Andreessen Horowitz, Charles River Ventures, Bertelsmann and Drive Capital, among other leading VC firms, and provides a powerful and differentiated solution inside of a $32b total addressable market opportunity. Udacity has more than 100 enterprise customers including Airbus, Bertelsmann, BNP Paribas, Leidos, Mazda, and the United States Air Force.  

Position overview:

Udacity is seeking a talented Instructor/Mentor to manage and facilitate an online/blended Cloud DevOps Learning program. These programmes are run in partnership with the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology in Egypt. (Type of employment: contract/remote).

As a Session Lead/Instructor, you will be meeting virtually on a weekly basis with your students for group work, activities and short lectures. During the week, students are expected to study an estimated 10 hours on their Nanodegree programs on their own, and you will be expected to respond to their technical questions and check-in with them to make sure they are making progress. 

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Bilingual (English and Arabic)
  • Proven Technical Skills: Cloud Fundamentals, Deploy Infrastructure, CI/CD pipelines, Monitoring and Logging, Micro services at Scale using AWS & Kubernetes
  • 1-2 years of experience in Cloud Domain
  • Udacity Graduate is a Plus
  • Experience teaching technical concepts and public speaking
  • Strong interpersonal skills and confidence to lead a group of students
  • Students-oriented mindset and focus on understanding their problems
  • Innovative approach and proactivity with students that need help
  • Positive character, trusted by the students, creating emotional ties in the group
  • Existing tech network and experience in technical conversations & discussions
  • Flexibility at their current job to take this challenge part-time as a contractor
  • Ability to speak and write in English fluently
  • Flexibility at their current job to take this challenge as a part-time, external contractor

Responsibilities:

  • Managing weekly Connect sessions with students according to Udacity guidelines
  • Creating the Udacity Connect session agenda & notes
  • Coordinating between the students and the Udacity Connect team
  • Reporting to Udacity the weekly overall attendance status of students & observations about each session
  • Being present at every Connect session over Zoom, helping students introduce themselves, organizing students in groups and keeping track of time
  • Explaining concepts of the Nanodegree program to your group of students when needed
  • Solving questions raised by students during the Connect session
  • Reporting student's attendance and progress to the Mentor's dashboard
  • Communicating with students on Slack
  • Weekly check-in with all students on their progress

Learn more about the Session Lead Guidelines.

Why should you apply? 

  • Earn additional income working from the comfort of your own home
  • Contribute to a vibrant, international student community 
  • Stay updated with the latest in cutting-edge technologies
     

 

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