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Teaching Assistant: Software Tester

Correlation One

Correlation One

Quality Assurance
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Correlation One is an education technology company who is building the workforce development platform of the future.

We close skill gaps for enterprises, governments and individuals, while empowering disenfranchised segments of the workforce. By providing training-to-job programs that are 100% free for learners, we eliminate traditional barriers to opportunities. We are committed to helping enterprises like Amazon, Walmart, Prudential, Citadel, Citi, Johnson & Johnson, Target, Morgan Stanley, EY and others reskill their workforces to prepare them for the jobs of tomorrow. We build community-oriented, jobs-first learning experiences that offer a human touch and leverage technology to create best-in-class outcomes for everyone.

Each program is taught by industry leaders and experts, professors and teaching assistants, delivered virtually to cohort-based learning communities. We currently run over 12 types of programs for 12,000+ learners each year in 10+ countries, and we plan to grow 5-10x in the next two years.

Correlation One is proud to be ranked #6 in LinkedIn's Top Startups 2022 list and a Fast Company’s World Changing Idea winner. Join us as we build the workplace development platform of the future!

Job Summary

Teaching Assistants (TAs) play a critical role in teaching ~25-30 learners (as part of a larger class) in Correlation One’s virtual Software Tester training program. The TA commitment for our program will be for the duration of 25 weeks from June 17 to November 29. TAs will be expected to support synchronous sessions as well as provide asynchronous support to Fellows to ensure their comprehension and learning.

Program Specific Information:

  • TA onboarding: Tuesday, June 11
  • TA contract begin: Tuesday, June 18
  • Program launch date: Tuesday, June 25
  • Lecture cadence: Weekly on Tuesdays and Thursday from 17:00 - 19:30 BST // 12:00 - 2:30pm ET
  • Program finale: Thursday, November 22
  • End of TA responsibilities: Thursday, November 29

Key Responsibilities

  • “Full-Time” TAs are required to participate in all live lectures, providing helpful and fast responses via Slack, as well as being prepared to host breakout rooms as needed.
  • “Part-Time” TAs are not required to participate in live lectures, but otherwise have the same responsibilities as Full-Time TAs (more below)
  • Provide 6 hours of individual office hour sessions for Fellows each week. You may set these hours within our parameters at your availability and convenience.
  • Work with fellow TAs and Lead Instructors on ways to improve the learner experience
  • Host review sessions or other support mechanisms to ensure the progress and satisfaction of your Fellows.
  • Grade your Fellows’ submissions, providing feedback and ongoing learning support.
  • Acknowledge and respond to Fellow messages in a timely manner
  • Attend weekly, live TA syncs as set by your manager

Who you are

  • As a Software Tester Teaching Assistant, you are a passionate advocate for education, possessing a strong foundation in software testing practices and principles. With a keen eye for detail and a commitment to excellence, you thrive in supporting instructors and students alike in understanding complex software testing and deployment concepts. Your dedication to continuous learning and staying updated on the latest technology trends positions you as a valuable asset in preparing students for success.

Your expertise

  • 1 year of experience in the software testing, SDET, or QA field (or another related field)
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Java, Python, C#, or JavaScript, with hands-on experience in building test automation frameworks and scripts.
  • Strong understanding of software development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Scrum) and testing practices (e.g., unit testing, integration testing, API testing).
  • Experience with test automation tools and frameworks such as Selenium, Appium, TestNG, JUnit, Cucumber, or similar.
  • Certification in SDET or related areas (e.g., ISTQB, Agile Testing, AWS Certified Developer)

Where you are

  • This role is remote and can be located anywhere that is compatible with the EST time zone. We are headquartered in New York City and have office space in Midtown Manhattan.

Correlation One’s Commitment

Correlation One is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. Correlation One provides a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions at Correlation One are based solely on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants to bring their unique skills, experiences, and outlook to our work environment.

Correlation One is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, Correlation One strives to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities to enable them to access the hiring process. If you need an accommodation to access the job application or interview process, please contact