Front End Development SME (Temporary)

Posted 27 days ago
Main Location
New York City, NY, United States
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What We’re Looking For:

2U is looking for an experienced web development subject matter expert to temporarily join our Enterprise team for an exciting curriculum development project. This part-time role would be perfect for someone with strong expertise in back-end development and relevant professional experience.

You’ll work remotely with curriculum and QA engineers, instructional designers, and editorial partners to write technical curriculum that is highly instructive, engaging, and teachable while resulting in expected learning outcomes for students. The ideal candidate will have collaborated on highly complex projects with flexibly-resourced teams and have the ability to adapt quickly to a fast pace and changing requirements. You’re always driving for great quality, but you also know when to ship a product, working iteratively to continue improving based on feedback.

Things That Should Be In Your Background:

  • Minimum 2 years relevant industry experience
  • HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript (ES5 and ES6)
  • User-centered design
  • Testing and deployment
  • Experience developing and writing instructional and/or technical content
  • Experience communicating complex topics in a manner that can be clearly understood by beginners

Other Attributes That Will Help You In This Role:

  • Applied experience with advanced CSS and JavaScript topics
  • Experience teaching programming or other relevant technical topics
  • Experience with online or asynchronous learning
  • Exceptional writing, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Collaborating remotely with a distributed team
  • Working with an Agile/Scrum team

About 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)

Eliminating the back row in higher education is not just a metaphor–it’s our mission. For more than a decade, 2U, Inc., a global leader in education technology, has been a trusted partner and brand steward of great universities. We build, deliver, and support more than 250 digital and in-person educational offerings, including graduate degrees, professional certificates, Trilogy-powered boot camps, and GetSmarter short courses. Together with our partners, 2U has positively transformed the lives of more than 150,000 students and lifelong learners. To learn more, visit #NoBackRow

2U Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At 2U, we are committed to creating and sustaining a culture that embodies diverse walks of life, ideas, genders, ages, races, cultures, sexual orientations, abilities and other unique qualities of our employees. We strive to offer a workplace where every employee feels empowered by the ways in which we are different, as well as the ways in which we are the same. 

Why It’s Great to Work at 2U

2U offers a high-energy work environment that’s both challenging and fun. We work hard, but our offices are casual and social places. We wear jeans to work and fuel brainstorming sessions with snacks and seltzer. 

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans’ status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U’s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay and dismissal.


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Front End Development SME (Temporary)
2U, Inc.