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Learning Assistant - CyberSecurity Program (Remote)

Trylogy Education

Apr 13

Who we are

Trilogy Education Services, a 2U, Inc. brand, partners with the world's leading universities to help companies bridge the digital skills gap. We work with experienced instructors, innovative employers, and top institutions to power boot camps that prepare today's workers for tomorrow's jobs. 

Our programs have been in existence since October 2015, and since that first class, we've launched an additional 300 classes with 50+ university partnerships.


Job description

The learning assistant team is a designated team to help support students on their learning journey. They provide Slack-based support that helps students work through errors and issues with curriculum-based technical questions. Students are able to ask a wide range of questions and our team supports them in their time of need.


Skills & Requirements

  • At least 6 months of experience related to 
    • Networking with packet analysis, wireshark, router and switch configuration
    • Systems with Windows and Linux
    • Cybersecurity with secure network design and architecture, vulnerability assessment, and cryptography
    • Ethical Hack and Penetration with Kali Linux, Metasploit, or Burp Suite
    • Programming and Scripting with Python Program and Bash Scripting
  • Prepare and stay up to date with specific curriculum expectations and core concepts
  • Initiate defined virtual engagement opportunities for new learners 2x/week
  • Claim and respond to student questions via virtual platform and respond within 15-20 minutes
  • Solve for and respond to technical, conceptual, and general curriculum-based challenges
  • Articulate clear and thorough responses that support student's needs
  • Encourage student's progression of learning according to our pedagogy
  • Contribute to creating a culture of trust in a virtual environment

What You Will Do:

  • Provide empathy, support, and encouragement while engaging students
  • Support students with all technologies covered in the curriculum
  • Resolve students' questions within 30 minutes of being posted
  • Clearly outline the steps the student should implement themselves to solve the problem
  • Initiate defined virtual engagement opportunities for new learners 2x/week
  • Claim and respond to student questions via virtual platform and respond within 15-20 minutes
  • Solve for and respond to technical, conceptual, and general curriculum-based challenges
  • Articulate clear and thorough responses that support student's needs
  • Encourage student's progression of learning according to our pedagogy
  • Contribute to creating a culture of trust in a virtual environment

Logistics:

  • This is a remote part time position (W2 based employment)
  • Hourly employees with 2u/Trilogy are limited to a maximum of 29 hours worked per week. 
  • Use our proprietary slack-bot which will route student questions from their cohort specific slack channel to a centralized LA-Team Workspace
  • Must have a laptop/desktop with reliable internet access

Learning Assistant Support Schedule:

The LA team offers three different schedule options, EST, CST, and PST based with multiple shift choices and are scheduled based on student need. As such we can not guarantee a minimum number of hours, but generally Learning Assistant hours range from 8-24 hours a week.

  • 10a - 6p (Mornings
  • Monday - Wednesday - Friday   
  • Tuesday - Thursday - Sunday 
  • Saturday - Sunday
  • 6p - 10p (Mids)
  • Monday - Wednesday - Friday 
  • Tuesday - Thursday - Sunday 
  • Saturday - Sunday (4p Start Time on Weekend Days) 
  • 8p - 12a (Late Nights)
  • Monday - Wednesday
  • Tuesday - Thursday

Other Perks:

  • Hone your own skills by teaching and mentoring others
  • Gain access to thousands of tech professionals around the globe that make up our instructional staff network
  • Experience the gratitude and fulfillment that comes along with teaching and giving back to the tech community

Our Learning Assistants support students enrolled in University Bootcamps across the globe in the following areas:

  • Cyber Security
    • Networking with packet analysis, wireshark, router and switch configuration
    • Systems with Windows and Linux
    • Cybersecurity with secure network design and architecture, vulnerability assessment, and cryptography
    • Ethical Hack and Penetration with Kali Linux, Metasploit, or Burp Suite
    • Programming and Scripting with Python Program and Bash Scripting

Check out the programs in more detail here.

 

*You must apply in your FULL LEGAL NAME*

Your full legal name must be the EXACT name and spelling as listed on your government issued ID Card, birth certificate, name change order, adoption decree, naturalization or immigration documentation. Initials are not acceptable unless initials are part of your full legal name.