GeekWork Picks: Diversity-focused Ada Developers Academy seeks new software development teacher

The tech industry has a real struggle when it comes to attracting diverse talent, and Ada Developers Academy is doing something about that. The non-profit offers an intensive, tuition-free coding school for women and gender diverse people interested in starting a career in tech — and the school is looking for a new instructor to join its ranks.

The instructor will partner with a co-instructor to lead a cohort of Ada students as they go from zero technical backgrounds to budding programmers ready for their first in-workplace technical internships. The teacher must also be able to create a positive and collaborative working environment for students.

On the day-to-day, the instructor will be responsible for leading classes, giving interactive lectures and conducting hands-on programming exercises in the classroom. They will also act as a project manager and guide group work projects.

Other duties include designing curriculum, providing constructive feedback and structured assessments for students and instilling Ada’s core values around collaboration, advocacy and inclusion. Learn more about this position and apply On GeekWork and learn more about Ada on its website.

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Position: Senior Enterprise Security Engineer

Summary: “Join Salesforce’s world class Security organization and be part of our talented and highly technical global Enterprise Security team.
Our team conducts technical security testing, performs risk assessments, and provides business risk guidance on a wide variety of infrastructure technologies such as operating systems (Mac, Linux, Windows, ChromeOS, iOS, Android), devices (mobile, embedded technologies, IOT), networks (wired, wireless, cloud), and applications (endpoint, mobile, web, cloud).”

Learn more and apply on GeekWork, and also see more openings at Salesforce.

Wave Broadband

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Summary: “Wave is a leading provider of video, internet and phone services on the West Coast, serving customers in communities in Washington, Oregon, and California. We’re looking for a Full Stack PHP Developer to help us develop Operations Support Systems (OSS) software for the monitoring, provisioning, and activation of video, high-speed data, and phone services.”

Learn more and apply on GeekWork.

Quorum Review

Position: Senior Developer

Summary: “Quorum Review is one of the largest Independent Review Boards in the US… The Senior Software Developer is responsible for providing high-quality, cost effective information technology solutions to business partners by creating new or modifying and/or supporting existing software applications including both internal and external customer facing applications.”

Learn more and apply on GeekWork.


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