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Technical Publisher

A full-time team member or employee

Skills and experience needed

2+ years of experience
Web Development
HTML
Javascript

Organization(s) name(s)

Location

Time zone

Monetary compensation

USD$50,000 /year
(Estimated by Torre The quoted compensation hasn't been verified by the organization. It's Torre's estimate based on the job requirements contained in the post. )

Monetary compensation

USD$50,000 /year
(Estimated by Torre The quoted compensation hasn't been verified by the organization. It's Torre's estimate based on the job requirements contained in the post. )

Why this opportunity exists

Varsity Tutors is looking to hire multiple Technical Publishers to join our engineering team. As a Technical Publisher, you will be responsible for creating / maintaining / updating / publishing web pages via configuration files that act as page definitions for content and components. You will work closely with Product, Marketing, Design, and Engineering to create and publish this content. Varsity Tutors is an award-winning live learning platform that connects learners and experts with personalized instruction to achieve any goal. The company recently closed a $50M Series C funding round, bringing its total funding to $107M. Learn Capital led the round, with participation from The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and existing investor TCV. The funds will enable Varsity Tutors to further its vision of seamlessly connecting experts and learners in any subject, anywhere, at any time, and continue its international expansion and diversification of products and categories. We take great pride in the quality of our user experience, our processes, and our services. We have a complete CI/CD software lifecycle and an evolving services-oriented-architecture hosted in AWS. We operate in a highly collaborative environment with Product and Design to build experiences that matter to our customers. At Varsity Tutors, Technical Publishers do not just maintain configurations, they actively participate in the conversation on what and how to build the solutions that matter to our customers. If you love your customers as much as we do, we'd love to hear from you.

Responsibilities

• Write maintainable page configurations • Write automated synthetics tests to thoroughly validate the correct function of your pages and their critical components • Complete thoughtful code reviews on the configurations of other Technical Publishers • Have a focus on quality; operate iteratively to get from good, to great, to outstanding • Come ready to learn from some of the best and brightest in the industry • Collaborate in a dynamic and fast-moving team • May contribute to the creation or modification of new components and/or styling and brand definitions • Complete other duties as required in a timely manner

Additional requirements (other than skills)

Software diploma, bootcamp, or equivalent • Experience with YAML, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and related web technologies • Familiarity with Github or similar code repositories • Familiarity with the Linux Operating System and command-line tools • Aptitude to quickly learn new languages and technologies as necessary • Excellent writing, spelling, and grammar skills, as well as strong oral communication skills • Highly organized, solid problem-solving skills, and ability to work independently and adapt to changing project needs • Familiarity with New Relic, Looker, and similar data analysis systems a nice-to-have • Ruby on Rails experience nice-to-have•

Language(s) required

English - fully-fluent

About the organization(s)

• We are revolutionizing the way the world learns. • Our mission is simple: to help people learn! Varsity Tutors is a fast-growing education technology company that is improving how people learn. Our award-winning online and mobile learning platforms connect students and professionals from all around the world with personalized instruction to achieve any goal. • In early 2020 Varsity Tutors launched hundreds of free online group courses to help students (and parents) deal with the chaos of school closures. Conceived, coded and staffed in under a month this has grown to include small paid courses, Star Courses featuring celebrity experts and recently - just before the back-to-school season - we launched a Self Study program featuring a dynamic AI assisted learning assessment with focused recommendations to help students cover the gaps in their knowledge. • We succeed with a diverse mix of talented people who want to come, to stay and do their best work. If you love learning, technology, and making a true impact, you’re going to love working here!

Team culture

• Varsity Tutors is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. (INDHP)

Agreement type

To be defined

Posted: November 20, 2020 02:44 PM

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