Careers

All of our available positions are listed below, take a look and fill out the form at the bottom of the page if you think you're a good fit!

About Skill Distillery:
The modern work environment is changing rapidly, and the way people learn is changing too! We started in corporate training and have 25 years of experience teaching computer skills. Now Skill Distillery is building a new kind of education resource offering an accelerated learning program designed to teach people how to program, build websites and land competitive tech jobs in just 16 weeks. We have a great team of professional teachers and coders, and we are looking to grow our team and make it even stronger.

Our students come from a wide range of backgrounds and bring all kinds of experience to their new training. Skill Distillery is certified to accept the GI Billâ„¢, and we are excited and proud to be training veterans for high-tech jobs.

Open Positions

Java Developer - Instructor

A driven, flexible instructor who's excited to help students, and try out new teaching styles and strategies

Why developers/teachers:
Programming is a great challenge. It offers people nearly limitless opportunities to create and be creative. Our students are transitioning to an entirely new career and a new path in life, and we are here to support them however we can. For our graduates, to be competitive in today’s job market, we want them to be mentored by teachers with real world experience. We are seeking instructors with cutting-edge industry experience to help us stay current. For some, it might be an opportunity to try teaching, for others, a chance to take a break from the fast-paced technology industry and share their skills and knowledge with students eager to learn. Teaching experience is NOT a pre-requisite for this position.

You can expect from us:
We work hard, and constantly work to build a better program and a better school. With our 25 years of teaching in IT and corporate training, we know a thing or two about teaching people about tech, but we recognize that the changing workforce demands we embrace new educational models. Skill Distillery is seeking a new team member that will contribute to that ongoing effort, challenge us to be better and work with us to help build our school.

About the Job:
We are seeking a teacher with a zeal for learning, a passion for teaching, serious industry experience, flexibility to adapt and excitement for trying new things to deliver the best possible experience to our students. Ideal applicants should have industry and teaching experience.

What we expect of you:
We are looking for someone who really cares about the work we do. We know that we are helping prepare the workforce of the future, and we expect applicants to take that work to heart. Our team invests a ton of time and energy into our students and their future, so we want to add someone to our team who is willing to be part of that investment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teach our students programming/technical skills to meet the modern workforce
  • Constantly strive for excellence by improving existing curriculum and developing new courses.
  • Provide student recruitment support by meeting with prospective students, and answering questions about our boot camp.

Technical expectations:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of Java (or equivalent OO language) development experience
  • Java EE experience (Spring MVC, REST, JPA. Experience with Jersey a plus.)
  • Front end web development experience a plus (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JavaScript libraries: JQuery, server side Node.js and Express.js)

Press
http://techcrunch.com/2015/11/11/few-options-for-veterans-looking-to-enter-tech/
http://cobizmag.com/de/nd15/html5/index.html?page=96

Benefits:
In exchange for your hard work and dedication, we offer a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and a positive working environment. We provide a great challenge and opportunity, in an ethical environment that values our employees.

How to Apply
Please send us your resume.

School Administrator

An organized, efficient administrator with a passion for process

About the Job:
We are looking for someone who really cares about the work we do. We know that we are helping prepare the workforce of the future, and we expect applicants to take that work to heart. Our team invests a ton of time and energy into our students and their future, so we want to add someone to our team who is willing to be part of that investment.

Responsibilities include:
• Manage and assist students with the application process
• Rigorously maintain and keep student records accurate to conform to State and Veterans Administration requirements
• Developing, organizing, coordinating newsletters, student events, open houses, and guest speakers
• Provide administrative assistance, including but not limited to diligently responding to email inquiries, answering and routing phone calls, and monitoring and maintaining student supplies
• Logistically support the job search efforts of alumni
• Assist with brand marketing and engage students via social media to promote school

Qualifications:
• Good time management skills, planning and organization
• Demonstrated experience planning and implementing complex extended projects
• Ability to coordinate events and foresee and account for the logistical challenges they entail
• Strong problem solving and negotiation skills; desire to exceed challenging goals
• Self-motivated and able to demonstrate personal initiative in an effort to achieve high standards of performance
• Adaptable to change, and flexible

Education and Experience
• AA/AS degree or high school diploma; equivalent experience may be substituted. Bachelor’s degree a plus
• Proficiency in MS Office; Including Word and Excel. Experience with a CRM similar to SalesForce and creating and managing email distribution through services like Mail Chip desired. Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator a plus
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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