Cybersecurity Curriculum Development, Subject Matter Expert at Galvanize

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Galvanize

Cybersecurity Curriculum Development – SME (Remote)

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  • Denver, CO 80202, USA or Remote

Cybersecurity Curriculum Developer/Subject Matter Expert – Remote

We are growing our K-12 curriculum team at Galvanize. Our programs will introduce, engage, and inspire high school students with an interest in information technology and computer science utilizing innovative educational techniques. At Galvanize, we don’t just teach, we guide. We are looking to bring the Galvanize curriculum and culture into the high school environment through our relationship with K12.

We are seeking a Cybersecurity Curriculum Developer/Subject Matter Expert to support and grow our new K-12 products. We are looking for an individual to help develop computer science and cybersecurity content and curriculum for K-12 students. The Subject Matter Expert will be an integral part of the K-12 product development team assisting in providing educational vision and direction to for-credit and extracurricular educational offerings in Cybersecurity. Grounded in Computer Science fundamentals with engineering best practices, students participating in our programs will be exposed to careers and opportunities within the tech industry. Our goal is to create transformative learning experiences and opportunities for individuals interested in technology and careers in IT early on in their education through career exploration and development engagement.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Creating high-quality content such as hands-on exercises, assessments, and other learning materials.
  • Creating automated assessments that serve as a critical cornerstone of our education products.
  • Working closely with the K-12 Curriculum team and key stakeholders to integrate modern learning techniques centered on educational best practices.
  • Experimenting continuously and iterating quickly based on student and instructor feedback, as well as data from student assessments.
  • Scripting and recording educational videos.
  • Refining computer science curriculum and assignments across products
  • Reviewing, adapting, creating and revising existing content to make sure we build a curriculum that is of the highest quality.
  • Developing teaching strategies and guides to assist classroom instructional staff.
  • Supporting classroom teachers and students as new courses launch including help desk support, lecturing, or other forms of direct instruction.

Professional Development:

At Galvanize, we strive to provide meaningful professional development opportunities to all of our employees. Here are just a few of the ways you will continue to grow and “level-up” as a Software Engineer and educator:

  • There’s no better way to learn than to create curriculum! You’ll be amazed at how much you’ll develop skills you thought you were already an expert in just by writing curriculum and planning lessons.
  • Opportunities to work with and learn from others in a highly collaborative environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experienced software engineer with strong Cybersecurity knowledge
  • Ability create student-centered curricula and identify possible educational roadblocks in advance
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple tasks, and strong attention to detail
  • Skilled, trustworthy public speaker that can comfortably facilitate/lecture to large groups
  • Outstanding customer service skills coupled with keen and powerful pedagogical insight and ability to set boundaries and educational context
  • A compassionate, empathetic listener with a warm, professional, written/verbal interpersonal skills
  • Passion for education and service
  • Strong motivation with a desire to improve software engineering and career exploration education
  • Can-do attitude and a sense of humor

Additional Qualifications for Outstanding Candidates:

  • Expert-level software engineer with experience in Cybersecurity Management, Information Systems Security Management or a related field
  • Familiarity with professional cybersecurity certification such as CISM, CISSP, or CISA as well as IT certifications such as CompTIA Security+ and/or CySA is a plus
  • Industry experience in a professional cybersecurity role
  • Previous experience teaching in a K-12 or higher education setting, current or former teaching licensure a plus
  • Previous experience developing curriculum or training materials, including train-the-trainer/teacher support documentation and online/remote learning spaces
  • Experience writing content for online programs with state standards in mind
  • Familiarity with the concepts of Project-Based Learning
  • Ability to operate autonomously, handle multiple perspectives, and navigate change

Galvanize is only able to hire applicants from the following states: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin
Unless you plan on moving to one of these locations upon getting hired, we are not able to hire you.

Galvanize provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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