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Title of Position: QA Automation Curriculum Developer/Lead Instructor

Start date (curriculum development): ASAP
Start date (Instruction): May 9, 2022
End date (Instruction): July 8, 2022
Location: Remote, but Denver-based preferred)


The QA Automation Curriculum Developer/Lead Instructor is an exciting new hybrid role at Per Scholas. We are looking for somebody who can both create content and then teach that content to a class of learners.

The successful candidate has strong technical writing skills, experience leading instruction with adult learners, and solid QA Automation skills.

Required Skill-Sets

  • Ability to and experience in developing training content for classroom delivery
  • Strong technical background; able to grasp and convey the highly technical subject matter
  • Proficiency in Java programming
  • Proficiency with JUnit and Java connectivity using JDBC
  • Expertise in designing, writing, and executing test plans
  • Knowledge or proficiency in Selenium with TestNG for UI Testing
  • Knowledge or proficiency in Postman for API Testing
  • Knowledge or proficiency in Jenkins and API test automation tools to generate integration tests
  • Knowledge or proficiency in CI/CD pipeline and test design in SDLC
  • Proficiency with Git

Preferred Skill-Sets

  • Experience as a corporate trainer or prior formal or informal instructional experience
  • Knowledge or proficiency in SQL and databases
  • Knowledge or proficiency in JavaScript
  • Knowledge or proficiency in SpringBoot

What You’ll Do

  • Contribute as an SME and lead content developer for curriculum targeted to Junior QA Automation Engineer roles
  • Work closely with the Curriculum Development Team to identify curriculum needs, develop/provide the necessary classroom materials
  • Create all necessary lesson materials, lesson plans, labs, and curricula for units of our courses that are aligned to the curriculum vision as well as the external benchmarks
  • Create handouts and activities, curricula, syllabi, lesson plans, and other classroom materials.
  • Develop alignments to standards and determine evaluation criteria, i.e., quizzes, assignments, etc.
  • Develop skills-based and knowledge-based assessment for each module
  • Create classroom materials that can be delivered both as self-paced online programs or at in-person training
  • Support or lead technical instruction when needed

Qualifications and Responsibilities

  • Professional or academic experience in project management, information technology, or related experience.
  • Ability to detail project scope and objectives
  • Prepare timelines and tasks utilizing PMS (project management software)
  • Define project dependencies and milestones
  • Develop materials to produce a scope of work and project schedules
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills


We believe our staff is the heart and soul of the organization. Our workplace culture is challenging, supportive, collaborative and mission-driven. We take a genuine interest in career paths and work-life balance, and welcome contributing ideas from staff at all levels. Working at Per Scholas means working somewhere full of engaging, savvy, diverse people who care deeply about pushing our work forward.

You’ll enjoy a welcoming and casual professional environment, self-development opportunities, innovative technology, and benefits like health care and a 401K match. If you want to work in a progressive organization, where you can build something meaningful and have fun while doing it, we would love to hear from you.


Per Scholas is a national organization that has been advancing economic mobility for more than 25 years. Through rigorous training, professional development, and robust employer connections, we prepare individuals traditionally underrepresented in technology for high-growth careers in the industry. We partner with leading employers to build more diverse talent pools, directly connecting our graduates to new career opportunities at businesses ranging from Fortune 500 companies to innovative startups. With campuses in 17 cities, Per Scholas has trained more than 16,000 individuals in tech skills, building bridges to careers in technology. To learn more, visit and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.


If you have any questions about this role, please feel free to email our Talent team at We look forward to viewing your application!

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QA Automation Curriculum Developer/Lead Instructor