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Bridging the gap between education and economic opportunity. Penn Foster has been dedicated to bridging the gap between education and economic opportunity for over 125 years. As the leading talent development platform for the middle skills education & training solutions marketplace, we partner with employers to design and deliver digital and blended learning programs that attract, upskill, and retain workers in America’s fastest-growing fields and professions. Through direct enrollment or via partnership with leading employers, community-based organizations and academic institutions, we help over 175,000 learners each year discover pathways to opportunity through skill training and accredited diploma, certificate and degree programs that matter in the world of work.

Headquarter Location:
Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA

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Penn Foster is hiring a Remote Senior Software Engineer – Front End (React)

Position Summary:

Penn Foster is looking for a Senior Front-End focused/React developer to design, implement and deliver new features & functionality for our groundbreaking educational software products. The Senior Software Engineer will work alongside other highly motivated teammates within the application development team using agile methodologies (scrum),and will be responsible for leading the next generation of clean, modern learning experience for all Penn Foster learners.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Lead the design and implementation of high quality, highly scalable and maintainable educational applications and products.
  • Define and lead the integration of unified atomic design library into our product engineering practices
  • Drive Test Driven Development (TDD) approach of application development.
  • Champion the Agile/Scrum process and ceremonies to ensure smooth operation of the development process.
  • Collaborate with other members of the Product team plus the Architecture and Infrastructure teams to solve complex business problems.
  • Promote the team innovation spirit, can-do attitude, and constant aspiration for excellence
  • Contribute to the overall product architecture vision and execution
  • Foster an accountable and success-oriented software development environment.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field or equivalent work experience.
  2. 5+ years of hands-on coding experience in React JS.
  3. Deep experience with Webpack, npm/yarn, nodejs, Babel, testing frameworks (React Testing Library), react, redux, redux middleware (thunk)
  4. Experience deploying and maintaining front-end infrastructure
  5. 5+ years of experience with relational databases and SQL, particularly Microsoft SQL Server.

Nice to have

  1. 7+ years of hands on coding experience in C# & .NET.
  2. 5+ years of experience working with on Web based software products using ASP.NET, JavaScript/CSS, MVC/MVVM patterns.
  3. 2+ years of experience working with REST APIs.
  4. 7+ years’ experience in all phases of development and supporting software products and technologies and associated methodologies.
  5. 3+ years of experience working in an Agile environment: Scrum and Kanban.
  6. Demonstrated experience with DevOps and CI/CD technologies, processes and tools such as Azure Devops, Octopus, Jenkins, Maven, Crucible, SonarQube, JIRA, Confluence, Git and Jenkins.
  7. Full-stack awareness from front-end to database design and development.
  8. Ability to write clean, standardized code that performs optimally in highly concurrent environments.
  9. Experience in the education industry

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We encourage underrepresented groups to apply. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals.  Together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that’s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.

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Penn Foster is hiring a Remote Email Marketing CX Strategist (Revenue)

Position Summary:

If you are seeking a role where you can build enjoyable experiences for our students and drive profitable growth for our business, this is a job for you! We’re looking for a Customer Experience (CX) Strategist to join our Customer Experience team as we work to continuously improve our outreach to learners focused on monthly payment collection methods and offers using multichannel strategies.

In this role, you will be working with a cross-functional team to create highly targeted and personalized, trigger-based email, SMS, and in-app campaigns using an enterprise digital marketing platform to support loyalty, progression and retention efforts surrounding student payments.  Under the direction of the Director of CX Strategy, you will be collaborating with various teams including Finance, Technology, Product and Financial Services on the execution and performance tracking of student payment campaigns across the Student Lifecycle. Success in this role will be defined by your ability to collaborate with team members to recommend testing strategies, execute timely campaigns, understand and manipulate email automation and trigger-based campaigns, dissect email analytics, as well as your ability to innovate new financial/payment communications that will positively impact revenue.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Partner with team members across the organization from various disciplines tounderstand objectives and priorities to assist with payment and collections campaign optimizations.
  • End-to-end campaign management: create, execute, deliver, and analyze data-driven, dynamic, highly targeted email, SMS and in-app messaging, with a focus on payment/financial communications.
  • QA and troubleshoot email campaigns and program automation.
  • Assist in defining and identifying target audiences in support of list segmentation for payment and collection strategies.
  • Contribute and collaborate on a payment testing calendar from conception through execution and results sharing.  Share results with key stakeholders to improve key performance metrics.
  • Own process for setup and execution of email and other cross-channel campaigns within digital marketing platform.  Provide samples of campaigns to stakeholders and coordinate any necessary updates.
  • Compile financial and payment-focused content and assets to produce campaigns
  • Understanding the day-to-day communication priorities as defined by the communications calendar and taking ownership for the development work that is required for each project.
  • Participate in weekly meetings where communications strategies are outlined to ensure that priorities and objectives are in alignment for the entire team.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or technology-related field.
  • 4+ years’ experience in a data-driven, email/cross-channel communications role.
  • Experience with enterprise level email service providers (Oracle Responsys preferred)
  • HTML & CSS skills preferred.
  • Positive, solutions-oriented disposition with exceptional ability to collaborate with all levels of staff and across all departments of the organization.
  • Thorough understanding of email principles (design, build, and segmentation) and email best practices (deliverability, A/B testing, dynamic content, campaign automation, etc.).
  • Strong interest in modern marketing technology trends and techniques.
  • Strong interest in email and financially focused campaigns.
  • Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment; self-starter with ability to support multiple work streams to meet deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate priorities including communicating status to key stakeholders.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals.  Together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that’s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.

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Penn Foster is hiring a Remote Grader, Veterinary Academy – Independent Contractor

Position Summary:

The Penn Foster Veterinary Academy is seeking an enthusiastic individual to evaluate and grade subjective assignments and exams. This is a remote position with flexible hours.

The grader is responsible for providing instructional support through constructive, focused feedback to ensure students meet established learning objectives. The grader’s primary function is to review and grade assignments, projects, and proctored exams to assist students in achieving their educational goals.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Objectively and accurately evaluate subjective exams against established grading keys and rubrics.
  • Provide clear, effective, and constructive feedback to students that helps them see what needs improvement, as well as what was done well.
  • Complete necessary steps to ensure that exam feedback is uploaded for students and grades are properly recorded.
  • Participate in special grading projects as needed.
  • Grade assignments within five days of submission.
  • Respond to internal emails within 24 hours during the week and within 48 hours on the weekend.
  • Participate in accreditation as needed.
  • Participate in all policies required by Penn Foster including but not limited to Professional Development.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Must possess an Associate Degree from an AVMA accredited Veterinary Technician Program and must be a Credentialed (licensed/registered) Veterinary Technician (LVT, RVT, CVT). License must be current and in good standing with state licensing board and must be renewed yearly. 
  • Minimum of 2 years working as a Credentialed Veterinary Technician is required.  Prior teaching experience preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills, including the ability to troubleshoot minor technical issues to ensure student work can be graded in a timely manner.
  • Experience with online learning preferred
  • Ability to think quickly, communicate effectively and efficiently.
  • Must have access to high-speed Internet and use personal PC/Mac.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We encourage underrepresented groups to apply. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals.  Together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that’s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

 

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Penn Foster is hiring a Remote Learning Analytics Data Scientist, Strategy & Analytics - Greater Boston Area

Are you…

  • a data science professional with a passion for turning data into business results?
  • someone who excels in a fast-paced growth environment?
  • driven to make a difference by building the workforce of the future?

Penn Foster celebrates our diversity and encourages people of all backgrounds and perspectives to apply. We are committed to having an inclusive and transparent environment.

This is a hybrid work environment with office location in Boston, MA.  The ideal candidate will be in the Boston office at least one day per week.

Position Summary:

We are looking for a data science professional to join us as a Learning Analytics Data Scientist on our Strategy & Analytics team. In this role, you will be responsible for using the behavioral & engagement data captured from our learner study sessions to uncover insights that improve our product’s effectiveness. You will collaborate with the teams that directly support our learners and our partners (Education, Student Services, Courseware, and Technology) to drive enhanced service, product innovation, and ultimately improve outcomes for our learners.

This role requires you to discover insights, hidden and obvious, in our data, and work cross-functionally to convert the insights into results. To succeed, you need to be a strong problem solver who leverages data to support your ideas and your stakeholders. The Learner Analytics Data Scientist will report to the Sr. Director, Strategy & Analytics.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support product innovation by developing statistical models that make sense of our learners’ engagement patterns
  • Develop, deploy, and maintain predictive models of program attrition, skill attainment, and job success
  • Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) based on your research; measure the causal effects of product changes on these KPIs; track progress of KPI movement
  • Leverage data in new ways to highlight performance risks and opportunities forour existing product and student services
  • Act as a strategic, operational partner for our client & learner support teams

Skills & Abilities:

  • 3+ years of professional experience using data science and statistical techniques to uncover advanced customer insights
  • Demonstrated success using analysis to drive change and fuel revenue growth
  • Proven and effective communication skills, with composure and confidence to partner with executive management
  • Exceptional Intellectual Curiosity
  • Experience with Python and SQL
  • Experience with visualization tools (Tableau, matplotlib, seaborn, Plotly)
  • Experience with common machine learning libraries (scipy, scikit-learn)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of experimental design and causal inference techniques
  • Experience analyzing large user behavior datasets using PySpark on Databricks
  • Familiarity with deep learning techniques and tools (PyTorch, TensorFlow)

Equal Employment Opportunity:

At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We encourage underrepresented groups to apply. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals.  Together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that’s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.

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Penn Foster is hiring a Remote Senior Program Manager

Position Summary:
The Senior Program Manager (SPM) will be responsible for managing a portfolio of cross-functional projects driven by our organization’s strategic objectives. The SPM will not only be accountable for the success of these projects by tracking against key results and raising decisions to be made by leadership, they will also be responsible for managing resource availability and making tradeoff decisions. In this role, the SPM will become a subject matter expert in their area of focus providing support on solutioning and business requirements, while establishing and maintaining tools, templates, and processes to ensure project management best practices are being followed.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Acts as the main point of contact and champion of the Program Management Office
  • Provides Agile coaching, guidance, and support for team members
  • Manages complex projects/programs to an acceptable level of risk by balancing scope, time, cost and quality
  • Defines and documents the detailed requirements for the delivery teams
  • Mobilizes, manages, and leads diverse, cross functional teams (i.e., multiple domains, across geographies, potential partners involved) to deliver integrated solutions that achieve measurable business results
  • Builds relationships with the stakeholders across all capabilities, including the senior leadership team by effectively communicating status and issues regularly
  • Responsible for maintaining various program related tools (Workfront, Jira, PowerPoint decks, Excel spreadsheets, etc.)
  • Understands the financial profitability of projects - revenue, costs, etc.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • 7-10 years of Project and Program Management
  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience in working through chaos to create order
  • Ability to work collaboratively under pressure
  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively
  • Proven ability to complete projects within scope, budget, and timeline
  • Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful
  • An unshakeable sense of organization
  • Proficient using Microsoft productivity tools (Office, PowerPoint, Excel, Teams)
  • Experience with Project and Work Management tools (Jira, Workfront)
  • Bachelor’s degree required – Master’s degree preferred
  • Degree in Computer Science, Business, or related field desired
  • Project Management certification preferred
  • Previous consulting experience preferred, but not required

Equal Employment Opportunity:

At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals.  Together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that’s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.

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Penn Foster is hiring a Remote Academic Team Lead – Ashworth College Veterinary Academy

Position Summary:
 The Veterinary Academy Academic Team Lead will provide oversight, leadership, and support across the Ashworth College brand for the assigned vertical by managing faculty, handling student escalations and driving positive student outcomes.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Hire, onboard, and train faculty within the Ashworth Veterinary programs.
  • Oversee the day to day operations of the faculty (including full-time, part-time, adjunct, independent contractors and evaluators/graders).
  • Handle student escalations to provide issue resolution with a student-focused but policy-guided approach.
  • Monitor the quality of teaching and learning in vertical and provide coaching and professional development as needed.
  • Act as effective communication link between faculty and Academic leadership.
  • Supervise and support the Clinical Site Coordinator and externship team
  • Partner with Faculty Affairs, Academic Director, Academic Operations, Courseware, Business to Business, and other teams as needed on implementing new learning models and focusing on initiatives that promote positive student outcomes.
  • Assist with accreditation and other regulatory activities.
  • Conduct regular 1:1 and team meetings with faculty.
  • Partner with Academic Operations to analyze current workflow and process to identify immediate and long-term solutions.
  • Provide monthly report on key initiatives within assigned vertical.
  • Collaborate with IT to address technical support for Faculty related to computer usage, phones, phone settings, programs, ITAC requests, access issues, and other issues that may prevent Faculty from fulfilling their job duties.
  • Manage faculty attendance, payroll and policy compliance.
  • Course support and grading, as needed.
  • Perform other duties commensurate with the functions and level of the position.
  • Participate in course design, development, and revision
  • Support specific courses and conduct evaluations on an as needed basis by direction of Veterinary Academy Director and/or Director, Faculty and Instructional Services

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Veterinary doctoral degree (DVM or VMD) or graduate of an AVMA accredited veterinary technician program
  • Appropriate, current licensure and certification for discipline
  • A minimum of five years working in any veterinary career fields
  • A minimum of three years in management position; leading, directing, motivating trades teams
  • A minimum of two years of experience in an instructor capacity highly desirable
  • Experience teaching in an online environment highly desirable
  • Experience with providing compassionate and motivational support to at-risk learners
  • Experience in content development a plus
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication, organizational and presentation skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook

Equal Employment Opportunity:

At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals.  Together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that’s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.

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Penn Foster is hiring a Remote Chief Marketing Officer - Remote Position

Have a Direct Impact:

The Chief Marketing Officer will drive Penn Foster’s marketing strategy to achieve sustainable, profitable growth.  This will require strong comprehensive digital demand creation, across multiple brands, through focus and clarity on segmentation, analytics and key business metrics.  The CMO must also have demonstrable capability with brand impact and demand drivers. 

S/he will work closely with the CEO and other members of the senior leadership team to drive growth, market awareness and overall corporate communications for Penn Foster | Carrus. S/he will oversee a 60-person Marketing organization across Lead/Demand Generation, Digital Marketing, and Corporate Marketing. S/he will work across functions to incorporate increased mobile and digital marketing campaigns into direct response and brand marketing efforts.

Strategic Priorities:

  • Enhance competitiveness within paid and owned channels (web, organic, social).
  • Develop a rationalized GTM strategy, encompassing brand coverage, offerings and conversion
  • Launch new verticals and product lines.
  • Accelerate growth through the integration of tuck-in M&A opportunities and execution of joint marketing strategies
  • Expand our thought-leadership and value proposition to our enterprise partners

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Hands-on experience with CRM and SEO tools like Google Analytics, Google Adwords, HubSpot, WebTrends, SalesForce, etc., while also being comfortable experimenting with new technology platforms, alternative media and new tools and techniques.
  • Analytical - using data insights and analytics to deliver personalized customer experiences and measurable business results. 
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills at all levels, able to advocate and get necessary buy-in for programs. 
  • Mission-driven and customer-focused.  Results-oriented and high accountability; proactive communicator. 
  • Natural leader, mentor, and engaged team player with strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills at all levels, capable of managing a large multi-functional marketing organization

Equal Employment Opportunity:

At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals.  Together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that’s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.

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Penn Foster is hiring a Remote Vertical Business Manager

Position Summary:

Penn Foster is on a mission to connect people to jobs by providing digital learning solutions for individuals, job training organizations, and employers looking for sustained career advancement and development of robust talent pipelines.

The Product Manager / Business Manager role at Penn Foster is a high visibility role responsible for leading one of our vertical product lines. You will help us build a more effective online career training experience for middle skills workers. You will have broad autonomy curate a roadmap, working with partners across the org to make decisions about projects to pursue. Partner with analysts, user experience designers, engineers and other business leaders to design new solutions that add value for our learners in measurable and scalable ways.

Within your vertical product line, you will be directly responsible for improving business & learner outcomes. Your work will be instrumental in the evolution of Penn Foster to become a leader in the space, bridging the skills gap between workers and employers. We will measure success based on the economic mobility and career advancement of our learners & graduates.

You will be an advocate for a test-and-learn approach to development, helping to instill a mindset of rapid improvement and outcomes-oriented work. And you will rely on evidence-based decision making and ruthless prioritization of work that adds value, clearly communicating strategy and major decisions across the organization to build a culture of trust and transparency with all stakeholders.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Tracks & develops understanding of trends in the market – competitors, employers, occupations and careers, skills and hiring criteria
  • Responsible for portfolio optimization decisions (including program and course level investments; partners with analysts and academic leaders on strategy and execution
  • Leads go-to-market strategy, including positioning, pricing, sales strategy, demand generation and more, in partnership with marketing and enterprise teams
  • Responsible for maintaining / curating product wishlist and backlog of program-specific improvements; partners with product and UX on learner experience enhancements
  • Partners across market research, product and analytics on user research to identify learner needs and pain points

How Success Will Be Measured:

  • Revenue growth
  • Contribution margin / profitability
  • Enrollment growth
  • Completions / graduates
  • Skill attainment
  • Economic mobility (as measured by new jobs, promotions, raises and benefits)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Education:Bachelor’s Degree

Experience:Ideal candidates will have 5-7 years of business experience, with preference shown to candidates who have experience as key decision makers in product, marketing, and strategy within education, workforce training & development, or a digital consumer products company.

Skills:

  • Ability to deeply empathize with and understand of our learners
  • Setting a high bar for accountability and quality, putting the learner and their experience first in everything
  • Strategic planning and vision setting for the organization as it relates to your vertical
  • Clear, consistent communication of objectives and vision to inspire and organize efforts cross-functionally
  • Lead with humility & curiosity, and seek continuous improvement through experimentation
  • Translate market / user research and feedback into business objectives
  • Ruthless prioritization of high-impact initiatives, with ability to influence priorities and work output across functions
  • Transparent and effective decision-making informed by data, partnering with stakeholders across functions

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals.  Together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that’s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.

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Penn Foster is hiring a Remote Technical Project Manager

Position Summary:
As a Technical Project Manager, you will lead projects that deliver key capabilities to Penn Foster applications. Your teams will solve complex problems through your leadership in applying your project management, systems engineering, and people skills. Your Technical Project Manager career will challenge you to apply your skills across the Penn Foster enterprise.

Essential Job Functions:

This Technical Project Manager role will be highly focused on the implementation of Penn Foster’s new ERP product.  Knowledge and experience with ERP products, data migrations and mergers is highly desirable. 

Defining Requirements

  •  Tailoring and applying program management and systems engineering processes
  • Leading technical and programmatic decisions
  • Leading diverse teams (i.e., multiple domains, across geographies, potential partners involved) to deliver integrated solutions that achieve measurable business results
  • Developing, and managing cost and schedule
  • Understanding the financial profitability of projects - revenue, costs, etc.
  • Providing project and program reports to the executive team
  • Driving project process change
  • Estimating level of effort and project costs
  • Managing incoming requests from Penn Foster management team
  • Managing updates of releases and demos to Penn Foster executive and management teams

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:

  • Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Business

Master’s degree preferred

Certified Scrum Master or Product Owner preferred 

Skills & Abilities

  • 5+ years of Project and Program Management
  • Previous experience in a large organization/consultancy is highly desired
  • Experience with vendor management and ERP Finance implementations, including data migration
  • Experience in managing complex IT projects with teams of 30+, must have been part of multiple full project lifecycles
  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously (preferably in an integrated program)
  • Led a Business Design and a Technical Design phase
  • Led teams with multiple discipline representation (especially technology, user/creative experience, and business/end users)
  • Experience managing MS .Net projects
  • Familiarity with Agile and Iterative Development (or other recent PM methodologies)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to work independently and in a group
  • Self-starter attitude with initiative
  • Creativity
  • Ability to solve complex problems

Equal Employment Opportunity:

At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals.  Together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that’s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.

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Penn Foster is hiring a Remote Part Time Skilled Trades Instructor

Position Summary:

The Part Time Skilled Trades Instructor is responsible for providing instructional support to ensure students meet the established learning objectives and supporting the growth and development of the program to comply with industry standards and the needs of the community. The instructor will support students in Skilled Trades programs including but not limited to Construction, Plumbing, AutoCAD, Automotive, HVAC, Carpentry, and others.

The Instructor provides one-on-one instructional support to include responses to student’s inbound academic inquiries using distance education technologies, including phone, email, SMS text messaging, tutoring and portal messaging to ensure student learning and successful completion of the program. The Instructor will support the creation of student resources including but not limited to webinars, videos, and learning resource materials, and participate in curriculum design.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Review, evaluate, and suggest program curricula changes and practices to assure compliance with professional standards, state-mandated guidelines, requirements of business, industry, and higher education
  • Provide technically accurate academic support across various crafts to online students via phone, chat, e-mail, discussion board post, text, appointment scheduler, live and recorded webinars, and exam evaluations/feedback
  • Review program and course-level outcomes data and surveys to determine students' needs; provide data-driven interventions/outreach as needed
  • Provide academic support and advising to students to include but not limited to using distance education technologies, appointment scheduler, live and recorded webinars, and feedback and evaluations on exams, assignments, and skills
  • Participate in and support accreditation, including but not limited to DEAC
  • Perform other duties commensurate with the functions and level of the position

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Bachelors level degree in a trades discipline or a closely related field and/or 3-5 years of field experience within skilled trades required.
  • Prior teaching and/or tutoring experience in skilled trades highly preferred.
  • Must have compassion for students learning at a distance who have many competing priorities.
  • Excellent computer skills, ability to think quickly, communicate effectively and efficiently, and enjoy being part of a required.
  • Previous experience in a fast-paced work environment is a plus.

Other Requirements:

Must have compassion for students learning at a distance who have many competing priorities. Must have excellent computer skills, ability to think quickly, communicate effectively and efficiently, and enjoy being part of a team. Previous experience in a fast-paced work environment is a plus.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals.  Together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that’s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.

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Penn Foster is hiring a Remote Paid Media Specialist

Position Summary:

As a Paid Media Specialist your primary focus will be utilizing digital advertising channels to achieve the company goals. You will own and drive the paid media strategy for various brands/verticals under our portfolio and be a successful collaborator with own team, creative and analytics.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Own and drive the strategy for paid search, social and display for various brands/verticals in our portfolio.
  • Create and manage paid media campaigns in Google Ads, Bing, Facebook and Instagram with only little supervision needed.
  • Utilize your well-developed knowledge of the channels and execute the daily optimization tasks, building out new campaigns, testing new ad copy and ad formats, and building audiences.
  • Responsible for achieving the profit goals for your campaigns and owning the budgets/strategic flighting to meet performance marketing goals.
  • Although operating mainly within the paid media team, also partnering with other departments on projects, leading the project from the paid media lens.
  • Provide weekly reporting and analysis of trend data across paid media campaigns.
  • Manage the relationships with third-party vendors.
  • Understand and develop audience targeting and creative strategy across our brands paid media channels.
  • Work with the analytics team on weekly reporting and identifying possible opportunities and challenges.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Deep paid media expertise that results in relevant and valued recommendations
  • Consistent ability to deliver as expected, to drive desired outcomes
  • Understanding of how to build an effective case for own ideas, including incorporating data when relevant
  • Proposes solutions and resolves challenges with little input from manager
  • Strength in area of expertise, communications and performance recognized by partners
  • 2 - 3 years of work experience in the media/advertising/marketing space

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals.  Together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that’s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.

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Penn Foster is hiring a Remote Content Strategist & Information Architect

Position Summary:

Penn Foster is on a mission to connect people to better jobs by providing digital learning solutions for skills training, meaningful connections to employers through job training programs, and reliable access to robust talent pipelines for employers. 

We are looking for a skilled Content Strategist & Information Architect, to help us develop excellent products for our learners and educators. In this role, you will be part of the Product Development team and your work will focus on the creation and implementation of an overarching, user-centric content strategy to drive first-rate user experience across our platform. You will partner directly with colleagues in UX, engineering and product management to develop out this significant aspect of our UX architecture.

This role involves a high degree of content engineering, delivery methodology, and taxonomy development, so having demonstrated technical experience in these areas, as well as a high level of comfort with different content management systems will be crucial. Beyond the primary functions of the role, you will act as an advocate for content strategy and usability, and help us build partnerships across the organization, so solid communication and presentation skills are required. Ultimately, your work with Penn Foster will play a key role in improving people’s lives through education.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Lead content design, organization, taxonomy, navigation, site maps and information architecture, in collaboration with other UX experts
  • Regularly audit content to identify gaps in quality, compliance, branding and standards.
  • Lead efforts to identify new content/communication opportunities, repurpose existing content, and surface other creative ways to create more meaningful user experiences and efficient processes
  • Present clear, concise content strategies that help stakeholders make informed decisions about content
  • Lead efforts to ensure our content is usable, findable, targeted by audience, aligned with best practices and business goals, and is developed with consideration of competitive analysis and research
  • Develop content matrices and calendars to track and manage content updates
  • Lead and promote digital content strategy and content design, and the importance of bringing these into the agile process early
  • Work with copywriters and editors to ensure that copy meets strategic objectives, business requirements, digital principles, and legal and compliance requirements
  • Contribute to writing and editing copy as/if needed
  • Lead efforts to continuously improve digital content, including mining user data and research and conducting competitive assessments
  • Assist with creation and maintenance of our digital content guidelines, standards, tools, and processes

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • At least 5 years of UX Digital Content Strategy experience
  • A bachelor’s degree in information systems, information architecture, computer science, or a similar major is required.
  • Experience creating multi-channel content strategies, content matrices, content inventories and personalization tagging plans
  • Ability to create and leverage requirements assets such as use cases, user stories, process flows, wireframes, prototypes, and presentations. 
  • Knowledge of DITA-OT, CSS, subject schemes, metadata classification, and content modeling
  • Experience with content management system administration, support, and development.
  • Strong technical experience and acumen, ideally with understanding of digital content publishing architecture, development principles, and web technologies
  • To ground your content and architecture work in observation, research, and analytics and then validate through testing
  • To support the leadership team by reporting and advising senior management with perspectives and guidance on the content strategy and information architecture practice of the product team, including evaluation, analysis, and synthesis of program and practice performance.
  • Ability to think strategically and work both collaboratively, as well as independently. 
  • To advocate passionately for the needs and wants of users, while also tactfully balancing organizational and technology constraints; use user advocacy as an important tool for advancing organizational change with clients.
  • Conversant and comfortable with principles of digital design, writing and editing
  • Proven success in a fluid and dynamic environment, including managing changing processes and priorities
  • Must be extremely well-organized, capable of handling multiple details simultaneously, and able to easily move between strategic and tactical work

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals.  Together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that’s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.

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Penn Foster is hiring a Remote Jewelry Design Grader, IC

Position Summary:

The Jewelry Design Grader is responsible for providing instructional support to ensure students meet the established learning objectives and supporting the growth and development of the courses to comply with industry standards. The grader will provide digital audio recordings for each student evaluation to ensure the student achieves their educational goals.The grader’s primary function is to review and grade subjective assignments against established rubrics to assist students in achieving their educational goals. In addition, the grader will be responsible for answering emails for students and assisting with program related questions through distance education technologies. 

This is a fully remote position based out of New York, NY.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Objectively and accurately evaluate projects against established grading keys and rubrics
  • Provide clear and effective digital audio records of feedback to students
  • Complete the necessary steps to ensure that grades are properly recorded with the school
  • Respond to all emails within 24 hours (weekdays) and 48 hours (weekends)
  • Correspond with students as may be required by the exam evaluation
  • Graders may provide input to instructional staff regarding areas of student difficulty
  • Graders may be asked to develop grading rubrics as directed by the instructional staff

Participate in special grading projects which may be required by the instructional staff

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

At least five years’ experience working as a professional in the jewelry industry. Bachelors or Masters in closely related field preferred. Knowledge and experience with hands-on jewelry making, repair, and metalsmithing. Prior online teaching experience preferred.

Other Requirements:

Must have excellent computer skills. Ability to work independently, think critically, communicate effectively and efficiently, multitask, and enjoy being part of a team.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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Penn Foster is hiring a Remote Pharmacy Technician Adjunct Instructor - Independent Contractor

Position Summary:

The Pharmacy Technician Independent Contractor is responsible for evaluating and grading student assignments during the practicum skills portion of their program prior to the externship.  The ideal candidate will ensure students meet the established learning objectives and support the growth and development of the program to comply with industry standards and the needs of the community.  The contractor will also provide substantial feedback on practicum skills assessment forms to help the student improve their skills as the go into the workforce. The contractor will also respond to student emails and hold one-on-one tutoring appointments.

This is a remote position with no travel.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Review, evaluate, and provide feedback to students in the practicum skills portion of our program.
  • Upload feedback to students using technology systems.
  • Provide academic support and advising to students to include but not limited to using distance education technologies, appointment scheduler, and email
  • Participate in accreditation needs, including but not limited to DEAC
  • Perform other duties commensurate with the functions and level of the position.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Must be a certified pharmacy technician (CPhT) and adhere to state regulations for licensure;
  • Have a minimum of an associate’s degree;
  • A minimum of 3 years work experience related to the area of teaching
  • Prior online teaching experience preferred
  • Must have excellent computer skills, ability to work independently, think critically, communicate effectively and efficiently, and enjoy being part of a team.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals.  Together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that’s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

 

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Penn Foster is hiring a Remote Software Engineer

Position Summary:
Penn Foster is looking for a Software Engineer with development experience to design, implement and deliver new features & functionality for our ground breaking educational software products. The Software Engineer will work alongside other highly motivated teammates within the application development team using agile methodologies (scrum).

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Write high quality, highly scalable and maintainable code for educational software.
  2. Follow strong engineering practices like writing unit tests, peer code review, security, test driven development, etc.
  3. Participate in Agile/Scrum process and ceremonies (daily scrum, backlog grooming, sprint planning, retrospective, etc.) to ensure smooth operation of the development process.
  4. Works independently with minimal direction.
  5. Collaborate with Product, Architecture and Infrastructure teams to solve complex business problems.
  6. Promote the team innovation sprit, can-do attitude, and constant aspiration for excellence
  7. Foster an accountable and success-oriented software development environment.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field or equivalent work experience.
  2. 3+ years of hand on coding experience in C# & .NET.
  3. 1+ years of hand on coding experience in React JS.
  4. 3+ year of experience with relational databases and SQL, particularly Microsoft SQL Server.
  5. 1+ years of experience working with on Web based software products using ASP.NET, JavaScript/CSS, MVC/MVVM patterns.
  6. 1+ years of experience working with REST APIs.
  7. 2+ years’ experience in all phases of development and supporting software products and technologies and associated methodologies.
  8. 1+ years of experience working in an Agile environment: Scrum and Kanban.
  9. Demonstrated experience with DevOps and CI/CD technologies, processes and tools such as Azure Devops, Octopus, Jenkins, Maven, Crucible, SonarQube, JIRA, Confluence, Git and Jenkins.
  10. Full-stack awareness from front-end to database design and development.
  11. Ability to write clean, standardized code that performs optimally in highly concurrent environments.
  12. Experience in the education industry a plus.
  13. .NET Core, .Net Framework, C#, ASP.Net, ADO.Net, SQL, XML, HTML, JavaScript, React JS, TypeScript, Microsoft SQL Server.
  14. Web Services, Visual Studio 2017/2019, IIS, Content Versioning.
  15. Experience with Azure cloud platform is a plus.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals.  Together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that’s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.

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Penn Foster is hiring a Remote Senior Devops Engineer

Position Summary:
Penn Foster is looking for a Senior DevOps engineer whose role will be hands on automation of the build and deployment pipeline. In this role, Senior Devops engineer will be writing automation scripts, standardizing tooling and soliciting feedback from and listening to the engineering teams to enable a highly efficient build & deployment pipeline. Senior DevOps engineer is going to be the key in enabling the DevOps mindset. Evangelism is a key part of this process.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Champion DevOps and drive the culture of automation & strong engineering practices like writing unit tests, peer code review, security, test driven development, etc.
  2. Enable and support CI/CD for the product applications across all environments.
  3. Enable and support static code analysis tool (SonarQube)
  4. Enabling Devops mindset in the SDLC process.
  5. Azure Devops infrastructure maintenance and support.
  6. Application release management for all environments (including production)
  7. Regular monitoring of the build and deployments across all environments.
  8. Provide Support and Guidance to maintain quality source code management by enabling quality gate checks (code coverage, code quality, security checks, etc.).
  9. Enable and maintain source code branch maintenance.
  10. Enable and assist development team on merge activities.
  11. Support the development team to unblock Devops related functions.
  12. Support and management of work item schema to support the product release management.
  13. Enable and support agile tools within Devops platform to support Agile methodology.
  14. Enable and support all Azure Devops functions like Boards/Repo/Pipelines/Test plans and Artifacts.
  15. Ensure Azure Devops platform is access controlled and secured.
  16. Should be able to understand Product infrastructure landscape to maintain the product environments.
  17. Works independently with minimal direction.
  18. Collaborate with Product, Architecture and Infrastructure teams to solve complex automation problems.
  19. Promote the team innovation sprit, can-do attitude, and constant aspiration for excellence
  20. Foster an accountable and success-oriented software development environment.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field or equivalent work experience.
  2. 7+ years of overall working experience in development and DevOps roles.
  3. 3+ years of work experience with Azure DevOps
  4. Strong experience in CI/CD tools such as Azure Devops, Jenkins, Maven, Crucible, SonarQube, JIRA, Confluence, Git and Jenkins.
  5. Experience in branching strategy and maintenance
  6. Experience in SonarQube integration for static code analysis
  7. Experience in utilizing Azure DevOps capability for Microsoft technology application stack (.Net Application, .Net Core application, mostly IIS application, thick client, and web client applications) and React JS applications.
  8. Proficiency in PowerShell, consuming Rest API and web services, good understanding of other scripting languages such as Perl, Python and JavaScript to drive towards automating repetitive tasks
  9. Exposure all Devops functionality Boards/Repo/Pipelines/Test plans and Artifacts.
  10. Familiar with software security best practices, with relentless security-first mindset preferred.
  11. Knowledge of containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes to enable future deployment strategy is a plus.
  12. Experience in the education industry a plus.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals.  Together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that’s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.

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Penn Foster is hiring a Remote Senior Software Engineer

Position Summary:
Penn Foster is looking for a Senior Software Engineer with strong development experience to design, implement and deliver new features & functionality for our ground breaking educational software products. The Senior Software Engineer will work alongside other highly motivated teammates within the application development team using agile methodologies (scrum).

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Lead the design and implementation of high quality, highly scalable and maintainable educational software.
  2. Champion DevOps and drive the culture of automation & strong engineering practices like writing unit tests, peer code review, security, etc. while mentoring other team members.
  3. Drive Test Driven Development (TDD) approach of application development.
  4. Champion the Agile/Scrum process and ceremonies to ensure smooth operation of the development process.
  5. Works independently with minimal direction.
  6. Collaborate with Product, Architecture and Infrastructure teams to solve complex business problems.
  7. Promote the team innovation sprit, can-do attitude, and constant aspiration for excellence
  8. Contribute to the product’s architecture vision and execution, working closely with the architecture team
  9. Foster an accountable and success-oriented software development environment.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field or equivalent work experience.
  2. 7+ years of hand on coding experience in C# & .NET.
  3. 2+ years of hand on coding experience in React JS.
  4. 5+ year of experience with relational databases and SQL, particularly Microsoft SQL Server.
  5. 5+ years of experience working with on Web based software products using ASP.NET, JavaScript/CSS, MVC/MVVM patterns.
  6. 2+ years of experience working with REST APIs.
  7. 7+ years’ experience in all phases of development and supporting software products and technologies and associated methodologies.
  8. 3+ years of experience working in an Agile environment: Scrum and Kanban.
  9. Demonstrated experience with DevOps and CI/CD technologies, processes and tools such as Azure Devops, Octopus, Jenkins, Maven, Crucible, SonarQube, JIRA, Confluence, Git and Jenkins.
  10. Full-stack awareness from front-end to database design and development.
  11. Ability to write clean, standardized code that performs optimally in highly concurrent environments.
  12. Experience in the education industry a plus.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals.  Together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that’s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.

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Penn Foster is hiring a Remote Software Development Engineer In Test

Position Summary:
Penn Foster is looking for a Senior Software Development Engineer in Test who is accountable for Quality Assurance for Web applications and services to ensure systems and projects are working as designed. Sr. SDET is also Responsible for defining quality standards in the organization.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Creates test plans from a technical design document and/or requirements document with no supervision.
  2. Analyzes requirements and designs to assist Development in design process, to look at overall project.
  3. Creates & owns testing frameworks as needed to support different products/applications.
  4. Analyzes requirements and designs to assist Development in design process, to look at overall project.
  5. Effectively reuses existing test collateral and creates both when needed.
  6. Assists in mentoring and/or educating junior engineers in best practices, proprietary technology, and in the newest technology and methods.
  7. Shows strong initiative in seeking out opportunities to identify and deal with issues in both the systems they own as well as the integrated systems.
  8. Assists in the review of test plans from junior members.
  9. Provides reliable and accurate task estimates for assigned work.
  10. Is expert in concepts of Quality Assurance, Agile software development.
  11. Contributes to engineering domain design discussions and to test strategy creation as requested.
  12. Works independently with minimal direction.
  13. Foster an accountable and success-oriented software development environment.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field or equivalent work experience.
  2. 3+ years of experience in programming theory in Web services, REST APIs, GUI, Browser, scripting in JAVA, PHP, RUBY, C#, Selenium, database knowledge MySQL, Oracle, and SQL queries.
  3. 2+ years of experience in JIRA, general OS/Browser knowledge on Mac, Windows and Mobile devices, expert in concepts of Quality Assurance, Agile software development.
  4. 3+ years of experience working in an Agile environment: Scrum and Kanban.
  5. Experience in the education industry a plus.
  6. Experience with Azure cloud platform is a plus.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals.  Together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that’s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.

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