Content Contributor: Cybersecurity, Codecademy for Business (contract)

  • Location
    • Remote
  • Date Posted
  • Jan. 12, 2022
  • Function
  • IT

We are NYC based but remote friendly! (US based candidates only)

Hello, World! Codecademy is on a mission to build inspiring careers in technology through engaging, accessible, and interactive online coding education.

Our learners have gone on to start new jobs, launch new companies, and lead new lives thanks to their work with Codecademy, and our platform has transformed the way businesses develop and retain their teams.

Since 2011, our team has grown to over 200 employees serving 50+ million learners from 190+ countries. We’ve raised over $82M in venture capital funding from top investors including Prosus, Owl Ventures, Union Square Ventures, Y Combinator, and more--which gives us the capital to get stuff done in an impactful way.

  • Join us to help build a business that empowers tens of millions of people to lead better lives!
  • At this time, we can only accept applicants that are over the age of 18 and are currently located in one of the following states: CA, FL, GA, IL, MD, MA, MI, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, VA and WA.

Codecademy is looking for a knowledgeable programmer or instructor to help write content for Cybersecurity for Codecademy for Business. The Content Contributor works directly with the Codecademy Curriculum team to author interactive lessons, quizzes, and projects to help turn a high-level syllabus into reality. This is a paid, remote, contract position with a commitment of 10-30 hours per week.

What you’ll do

  • Create interactive articles that demystify seemingly complicated cybersecurity topics.
  • Think pedagogically to break down technical concepts into digestible components.
  • Meet weekly with a Curriculum Developer and Subject Matter Expert to answer questions, clarify feedback, and check in on project progress.
  • Create assessments that check for understanding of the concepts taught.

What you’ll need

  • 3+ years of experience as a cybersecurity professional
  • Knowledge of the following topics:
  • Employee Security Awareness Training
  • Employee and User Account Policies
  • Access Control Models
  • Incident Response Playbooks
  • Blockchain Basics
  • Virtual Private Networks
  • Third-Party Risk Management
  • Creating a Cybersecurity Team
  • Experience with technical writing
  • A strong command of written and spoken English
  • An ability to produce educational writing that requires very little editing
  • An ability and willingness to integrate feedback from Curriculum Developers and other cybersecurity subject matter experts
  • What will make you stand out
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Experience in both programming/security and education
  • Experience teaching cybersecurity in an academic or professional setting
  • Experience writing educational content that reaches a wide audience in a digital format
  • Experience using the Codecademy platform
  • Note: This role will require you to submit a writing sample in the application.
  • This is a part-time, remote position. You can expect anywhere from ~10-30 hours of work per week, with the freedom to work wherever and at whatever times you want.
  • At this time, we can only accept applicants that are over the age of 18 and are currently located in one of the following states: CA, FL, GA, IL, MD, MA, MI, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, VA and WA.


Equal Employment Opportunity

At Codecademy, we are committed to teaching people the skills they need to upgrade their careers. Codecademy aims to educate a richly diverse demographic of learners with our product and in order to accomplish this, we believe our team should reflect that rich diversity. Our company celebrates diversity in all of its forms-- race, gender, color, national origin, marital status, sexuality, religion, veteran status, age, ability, disability status-- and works to create an inclusive workplace where people of all backgrounds and beliefs are empowered to better their futures.