Cengage Learning Associate Technical Content Developer in Raleigh, North Carolina
Do you dare to reinvent the future of education?
At Cengage, we are harnessing the power of tech to build a future where all learners have the tools and confidence to achieve their goals.
As a Cengage employee, you will pioneer transforming the way people learn. Collaborating with the best of the best, you will feel challenged and inspired to do breakthrough work. With the support of our united team, there is no limit to what you can imagine, create and set in motion.
Are we right for you?
We bring our “A” game, unique talents and point of view to the table every day. We are curious and comfortable with change and are willing to take risks to transform education. Most importantly, everything we do, we do for the learner.
What You'll Do Here:
Technical Content Developers are responsible for converting traditional text-based teaching materials (such as homework problems, quizzes, tests, tutorials, and labs) into interactive, feature-rich, web-based content while adhering to pedagogy, quality, style, and productivity standards. An Associate Technical Content Developer should have a degree in math, science, or a related field and have a strong passion for education and problem solving. The ability to work independently within a highly collaborative team environment is essential to this position.
Roles and Responsibilities
Understand pedagogical intent of teaching materials and translate appropriately into interactive web-based content.
Learn and apply several programming languages and tools (such as Perl, HTML, LaTeX, etc.) to create and review content for the WebAssign platform.
Learn to accurately estimate, plan, and communicate with team members and managers on work and project progress to ensure deliverables are met.
Collaborate as a member of a cross-functional Agile project team.
Proactively identify and suggest areas for change or improvement within the project team.
Continually improve technical skills and display aptitude for new tasks.
Skills You Will Need Here:
Fundamental understanding of undergraduate level math
Excellent written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Strong organizational and time management skills
Strong attention to detail
Ability to work with minimal supervision within a team
High school or post-secondary teaching experience
Postgraduate degree in math or a related field
Experience with HTML, LaTeX, or CSS
Knowledge of discipline-specific programs and tools
Education and Experience Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree in math or a related field
Requisition ID 2018-4486
Job Function Product Management