Job Openings at Code.org

Launched in 2013, Code.org® is a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color. Code.org organizes the annual Hour of Code campaign which has engaged 10% of all students in the world, and provides the leading curriculum for K-12 computer science in the largest school districts in the United States. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science, just like biology, chemistry or algebra. Join our team to help make this vision a reality!


Working at Code.org

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Don't see a good fit, but have passion for our mission? Send a resume and drop us a line to let us know why you want to work for us and what you would bring to our team.

To apply, email resume, cover letter, portfolio, and/or LinkedIn profile to jobs@code.org.

Executive Assistant (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

Code.org is looking for an experienced Executive Assistant (EA) to directly support three C-level Leadership Team members. This is a great opportunity to work on our People Ops team across a range of responsibilities. The ideal candidate is an experienced self-starter with great problem solving skills, impeccable judgment and discretion, integrity, initiative, and good organizational skills. You should have a demonstrated ability to pay great attention to detail while still meeting tight deadlines, and be able to work with limited supervision and to prioritize work effectively. The EA will be the liaison to the Board of Directors and senior management team. To support this function, the successful candidate will build relationships with members of our team, as well as people outside of the company.

The primary responsibility of the person filling this role will be to provide outstanding, proactive executive support.

Typical duties will include:

  • Managing and maintaining appointment schedules by planning and scheduling internal and external meetings, events, and conferences for our CEO, COO, and President
  • Coordinating extensive travel and submitting expense reports for Leadership Team members
  • Liaise with Board of Directors to maintain quarterly meeting schedule and to prepare minutes and presentation materials
  • Assisting team with planning company meetings and events, office management, and ordering supplies, as needed
  • Other duties, as assigned

Experience and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

  • 2-4 years experience in supporting C-level executives using sound judgment, discretion, and superior customer service skills
  • Proficiency using Google Apps for email and calendaring
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Proactive problem solver with strong attention to detail
  • Experience and proficiency using the Google suite, Trello, Slack, or other current tech tools

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to jobs@code.org.

Office Manager (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

Code.org is looking for an experienced Office Manager to join our People Ops team. Code.org thrives in our mission-driven, fast-paced culture and our Office Manager will be at the center of helping us ensure that our office is a warm, inviting, creative environment that is supportive of our values and the needs of our employees. This is a terrific opportunity for the right candidate, with a great deal of responsibility and visibility into the successful operation of an internationally ­recognized non­profit experiencing incredible growth.

Responsibilities of this position will include:

  • Office Administration (40%):
    • Handle routine administrative tasks; serve as the primary point of contact for meeting staff needs
    • Coordinate and onboard staff to travel and expensing accounts
    • Support discrete strategic and tactical projects with data entry, drafting communications, or coordinating logistics
    • Send, receive, and distribute mail and packages
    • Coordinate events (office, social, employee recognition)
    • Be the first point of contact for visitors, ensuring all guests are greeted promptly and connected to the appropriate team member
  • Inventory and Supplies (50%):
    • Manage procurement, inventory, and shipments of educational supplies for our education workshops and the Code.org-branded gear storefront through third party vendors
    • Order all supplies and catering for the Code.org office
  • Facilities management (10%):
    • Serve as liaison with building office vendors (janitorial, maintenance, conference space, security)
    • Point person for IT and troubleshooting basic technology issues (wi-fi, printers, video conferencing systems)
    • Maintain general office and conference room appearance and functionality

Experience and Qualifications:

We are looking for an energetic, positive, collaborative professional to join our small administrative team. You should be a tech-savvy self starter experienced in using tools to solve problems, with a willingness to take ownership and get-it-done attitude. Experience in a start up environment or busy office a plus.

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Dedication to providing outstanding internal and external customer service
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience learning and using modern tech tools
  • 2-5 years experience in administrative support or office management preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred)

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and writing sample and/or social media accounts to jobs@code.org.

Marketing Coordinator (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

We are looking for a Marketing Coordinator to support communications, marketing, and public relations efforts at Code.org. The Marketing Coordinator will collaborate with members of our marketing team and across the organization to make sure projects get the resources and attention they need to be successful. The Marketing Coordinator will be instrumental in ensuring the smooth execution of a multitude of activities during the annual Hour of Code campaign. The Hour of Code initiative encourages students to try computer science during Computer Science Education Week in December.

Other responsibilities of the position may include:

  • Work with marketing team to coordinate day-to-day activities that lead to the completion of projects and tasks
  • Managing programs or projects that support our overall efforts and strategy for social media, public relations, media coverage, and events
  • Supporting our advocacy team on grassroots lobbying campaigns across the country
  • Sourcing, writing or editing compelling stories for our blog or external press
  • Producing and updating website content on code.org, csedweek.org, and hourofcode.com

Experience and Qualifications:

We are looking for a self-starter, experienced in communications, who can multi-task, excel under pressure, and work independently with a geographically dispersed team. Must be extremely detail-oriented, tech-savvy, and able to swiftly prioritize duties as needed on multiple ongoing projects. Candidate should be flexible and willing to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment.

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, ideally with experience in project coordination or management.
  • Ability to learn and respond quickly
  • Copywriting and content production experience
  • Familiar with methodologies of website and media tracking tools
  • Proven ability to work effectively across a wide range of internal teams, and produce on deadline in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in using Google suite of applications, presentation and layout skills
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in communications and technology
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, related field or equivalent work experience
  • Familiarity or background in educational communications preferred, no background in Computer Science needed

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and writing sample and/or social media accounts to jobs@code.org.

International Outreach Manager (Seattle, WA preferred)

Job Summary:

Code.org is looking for an International Outreach Manager to support Code.org’s outreach efforts through the development and management of our international partnerships. We are looking for an experienced program manager with passion for Computer Science education, and strengths in partnership management and communication.

Responsibilities of this position will include:

  • Implementing strategy, developing guidelines and roadmap for international partner engagement, and defining metrics for program success
  • Vetting and onboarding new partners
  • Managing existing international relationships
  • Hosting partner events domestically to share the CS community’s approach to best practices for K-12 CS, and educate partners on Code.org’s approach to curriculum, professional learning, scaling CS, localization, and policy development
  • Developing collateral to support international partners using existing Code.org materials
  • Collaborating across teams to meet the needs of our international partners; working with product, education and marketing to develop or customize products

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Passion for equity in computer science and K-12 education
  • 2+ years of developing and managing international programs; experience and aptitude for managing complex projects and relationships
  • Advanced organizational, problem solving, and project management skills
  • Bachelor’s degree required; education background prefered
  • Bilingual a plus

Candidates must be extremely detail-oriented, possess exceptional written and interpersonal communication abilities, and be tech-savvy. Must also be a self-starter, able to multi-task, excel under pressure, and work independently with a geographically dispersed team. Proficiency in working with Microsoft Office and Google Docs a must.

Ability and willingness to travel (domestically) up to 25% of the time is required.

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and/or LinkedIn profile to jobs@code.org.

Regional Manager (Northwest, Midwest, Northeast, MidAtlantic)

Job Summary:

Code.org is looking for three Regional Managers to support our education efforts through the development, implementation, and maintenance of Code.org’s partnership model with Regional Partners. These positions are highly focused on developing relationships and building sustainability of Computer Science in the Northwest (Seattle preferred), Midwest, and Eastern regions of the U.S.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Outreach
    • Recruit Regional Partners to partner with Code.org and recruit school districts to teach Computer Science in K-12 schools.
    • Present Code.org partnership model
    • Track partnership status
    • Market and support the program in the region
  • Manage and support implementation for all partners in region at K-12 grade levels
    • Evaluate and support regional partners in becoming a sustainable CS Hub in their area
    • Develop working relationship with partners to implement partnership model, and collaborate with partners roadmap development, including metrics and oversight of partner goals
    • Assist regional partners in district, school, and teacher recruitment/selection/retention
    • Troubleshoot regional partnership issues
    • Work with Education team to coordinate regional professional learning workshops for teachers
  • Collaborate with partners to market the programs in partner regions Represent Code.org and present the partnership model at conferences and other venues, as needed
  • Contribute to the Code.org’s and the Outreach Team’s mission and needs through collateral development, professional development, including operational support and other assigned duties.

Experience and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate has at least a Bachelor’s degree, experience collaborating with the K-12 public school system, and possesses the following skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to pitch the Code.org regional partner model to potential partners
  • Experience and aptitude for managing complex projects and relationships to realize successful project outcomes throughout the pitching and implementation life cycle, including potential mediation between different parties involved in partnership
  • Advanced organizational and problem solving skills
  • Understanding of and passion for equity in computer science and K-12 education

Additional desired strengths include:

  • Experience working with schools districts or STEM education based organizations in a project implementation capacity
  • Desire to be in a collaborative, team-based work enviroment
  • Recent computer science teaching experience in a K-12 school setting
  • Strong existing connections to the computer science community

Candidates must be extremely detail-oriented, team-focused, possess exceptional written and interpersonal communication ability in English, and be tech-savvy. Must also be a self-starter, able to multi-task, excel under pressure, and work independently with a geographically dispersed team. Proficiency in working with Microsoft Office and Google Docs a must.

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and/or LinkedIn profile to jobs@code.org.

Data Engineer (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

Code.org is transforming computer science education and changing the world. Working at Code.org, you’ll be playing an active role in getting computer science education into all schools for all students and building the competitive workforce of the future.

As Data Engineer at Code.org, you are on the front line of turning our enormous set of educational data, in many respects the world’s largest, into actionable intelligence to improve computer science education worldwide for millions of students. This is a fantastic opportunity to use your data engineering skills to have positive impact in the world.

You’ll also be responsible for Code.org’s data engineering and be a key part of our data mission. You’ll own our data BI pipeline and warehouse, build features for BI and analysis, and ensure that our data process operates seamlessly. You’ll collaborate with our data scientist and other stakeholders to ensure we obtain the data we need, perform analysis, and turn that analysis into action. You’ll also be a privacy advocate and ensure that we continue to protect the data privacy of our millions of students.

You will be working in SQL to build recurring or ad-hoc analysis. You’ll be writing back end scripts in Ruby or shell script to automate processes. You may help build back end infrastructure and APIs related to the data mission. You’ll be involved with and may help implement or change the production data schema. You’ll be working with AWS infrastructure including Redshift, DMS, and Kinesis Firehose for data warehousing and delivering data into Tableau.

Experience and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Passion for our mission of increasing access to computer science education
  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years professional experience in data or software engineering
  • Experience with any of the following:
    • SQL and relational databases
    • Data warehousing and BI
    • server-side programming
    • building data-related infrastructure and automation
  • Experience with these specific technologies is helpful but not required:
    • MySQL
    • Redshift
    • Ruby/Rails

In addition, candidates:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and/or LinkedIn profile to jobs@code.org.

Working at Code.org

Company Profile

Code.org is a non-profit organization dedicated to expanding participation in computer science by making it available in more schools, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science.

We believe computer science and computer programming should be part of the core curriculum in education, alongside other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses, such as biology, physics, chemistry and algebra.

Working for Code.org

We offer a comprehensive employee benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Technology subsidy consistent with our Bring Your Own Device environment
  • Flexible, engaging working environment
  • Monthly unlimited ORCA pass or equal value transit subsidy; located near public transit hub in Seattle, WA
  • Paid time off: 3 weeks vacation annually, sick leave, and 'winter break' office closure the two weeks that include Christmas and New Years.
  • Medical, dental and vision premiums paid at 100% for FT positions and their dependents
  • Option to participate in 403b retirement savings plan
  • The opportunity to help students learn better and change the face of computer science

Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident and be capable of passing a pre-employment background check

No relocation packages

Don't see a good fit? Drop us a line and a resume and let us know why you want to work for us and what you would bring to our team.

To apply, email resume, cover letter, portfolio, and/or LinkedIn profile to jobs@code.org.