Software and Cloud Engineering Trainer
Xander Talent

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Hours: Full Time, Office hours are 9:00am – 5:30pm
Location: Hybrid WFH/Onsite at our city of London Office (EC3A 7LN), with a minimum of 2 office days
Reporting into: Head of Academy
Start date: 04/01/2023

We are looking for an experienced and talented person to lead our Software and Cloud Engineering academy training here at Xander Talent.

This varied and fast paced role will see you delivering, creating, and assessing our Software and Cloud Engineering Programme. You will be involved in managing our training suppliers, social enterprises and charities and will work with the wider team to expand our teaching and talent pathways. You will also design and deliver suitable short courses and bitesize masterclasses to other Associates on different pathways within Xander talent.

Knowledge of the Software Engineering/Tech industry are essential. We are happy to support you undertaking assessor training/relevant training qualifications if required. We are looking for someone who can bring the training to life, inspire, and motivate our associates to reach their full potential. This post will ensure that Associates on all Software and Cloud Engineering programmes are provided with the training and support required to enable them to meet industry standards within specified time frames.

Xander Talent was established to provide Technical (STEM) and business-related consulting solutions to global corporates across the UK, European and North American markets. We are a rapidly growing award-winning firm, just starting our scale-up year! This is an exciting time to join our growing company.

We were founded by experienced consultants, but our vision goes beyond consultancy. We find talented individuals, train them in business or technical skills, equip everyone with a social purpose and help them transition into our client’s organisation’s future. We balance profit with purpose!

Tasks and Duties of our Software and Cloud Engineering Trainer:

  • End to end learner support: induction, assessment, feedback
  • Set up and maintain course file and our LMS
  • Ensuring quality systems as set by the Academy Lead are implemented, monitored, and reviewed
  • Conduct peer-to-peer lesson observations and provide feedback to colleagues
  • Design and delivery of lesson plans, schemes of work and related paperwork and procedures
  • Manage and develop the LMS system to enhance the training experience for all Associates
  • Ensure inclusivity of assessments
  • Responsible for the reporting of Associate progress in relation to achievement, retention, and completion
  • Maintaining, tracking, and ordering of hardware and training materials

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Have proven experience of being able to demonstrate successful performance within a similar role
  • Have appropriate knowledge of the Software Engineering/ Tech industry
  • Hold a Software Engineering qualification (Level 6 or above) or equivalent professional experience
  • Hold Level 3 Training Qualification or willingness to work towards one within the first few months
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills (both up and down)
  • Self-motivated - sets and attain goals and demonstrate the ability to meet performance standards and deadlines
  • Action-oriented, 'can do' attitude demonstrating willingness to accept accountability and responsibility for individual actions
  • Ability to embrace a proactive and creative approach to problem solving, objection handling- you are Results/solution orientated
  • Have a passion for educating and developing talent
  • Be a confident and engaging presenter
  • A passion for ensuring equity, promoting diversity and facilitating inclusion
  • A team player who wants to work in an exciting start up
  • Interested in developing the role and growing personally as we scale as a company

Highly desirable Technical Skills/Experience

  • Cloud Principles - AWS (preferred), Azure, Google Cloud
  • AWS Basic Services: Lambda, Pipelines, EC2, RDS, Redshift
  • Working with Docker Desktop, Commands, Containers and Images
  • Excellent Python Skills (3+ years experience in Full Stack Engineering)
  • Comfortable working, testing and building APIS (REST and HTTP)
  • Front End Languages and Packages – HTML, Javascript, Vue and React
  • Any additional languages such as Java or Scala
  • Experience with developing and deploying applications, ideally in agile methodology
  • Understanding of terminal commands
  • Excellent IT and LMS building

We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don’t necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you have a passion for educating and developing talent within the software and cloud engineering space and are committed to DE&I then please do apply.

We welcome applications from all backgrounds though you must be able to work onsite at our City of London office and hold current right to work in the UK without needing sponsorship in the future.