Associate Technical Content Developer (Math)

Cengage

Overview:

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 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.

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.

Qualifications:

  • Fundamental understanding of undergraduate level physics
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • High school or post-secondary teaching experience
  • Postgraduate degree in physics or a related field
  • Experience with Perl, JavaScript, or similar programming languages
  • 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
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