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(Expired) Technical Trainer, Engineering Success

1 month ago by Twitch

  San Francisco (California), USA

Level: Senior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sectors: Education, Software Engineering

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About the Position

Twitch is looking for an experienced Technical Trainer to build training solutions that educate, enable, and empower engineers at Twitch to build amazing apps for live streaming. If you have previous programming experience via application/web development, and can communicate highly technical concepts to audiences at different levels of proficiency, we’d like to speak with you.

In this role, you will help develop the strategy and vision for engineering education at Twitch. You will work closely with SMEs to build and deliver scalable training solutions for new and established engineers at Twitch. As part of the Engineering Success team, you’ll drive educational programs that have a significant impact on engineering quality and the developer experience at Twitch. The successful candidate is an experienced technical trainer with an entrepreneurial mindset who can learn new technologies and processes quickly and translate them into meaningful training content.

Responsibilities

  • Drive engineering education programming at Twitch
  • Deliver instructor-led classroom training to internal engineers
  • Create an engaging learner experience in each training class with various training strategies
  • Provide content and class feedback to course developers to raise the bar on curriculum quality
  • Collaborate with SMEs on the development and maintenance of training content
  • Proactively grow the number of qualified facilitators by developing effective “train the trainer” programs and ensure that facilitator knowledge is kept up to date

Requirements

  • 5+ years experience designing, creating, and delivering training for software engineers.
  • CS degree or equivalent recent experience that shows depth of technical ability with JavaScript, TypeScript, and/or Go
  • Knowledge of AWS tools
  • Experience in live product demonstrations, including programming
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
  • Ability to coach SMEs on presenting courses
  • Excellent organization and project management skills
  • Highly polished presentation and communication skills
  • Self-sufficient, self-starter with proven success taking ownership of training projects

Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages, etc.)
  • Breakfast & Lunch Served Daily
  • Free Snacks & Beverages

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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