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.

Director of Accounting & Finance (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

Code.org is looking for an experienced Director of Accounting & Finance to oversee all finance and accounting workflows, including regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecast preparation, contract administration, and the development of internal control policies and procedures.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Management of a small accounting and finance team
  • Monitoring all aspects of the company’s accounting and financial operations, ensuring quality control over financial transactions and reporting.
  • Supervising the month and year-end close procedures, including review of journal entries, account reconciliations, and analysis of results
  • Overseeing the preparation and distribution of timely internal financial statements
  • Supervising the external audit of the company’s financial statements and preparation of annual tax return
  • Collaborate with Controller on annual budgeting and monthly re-forecasting
  • Reviewing all payables and receivables
  • Cash flow planning and cash management
  • Contract administration: prepare and/or negotiate standard contracts (partnerships, licensing, grants, contractors, vendors)
  • Providing data modeling and analysis, as needed
  • Supporting the Fundraising team through the development of grant budgets, including government grants
  • Developing and documenting finance and accounting processes and policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

Experience and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate has at least a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field and possesses the following skills:

  • 3+ years experience in an accounting management role, plus additional experience in an accountant role
  • 2+ years experience in contract administration
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and financial reporting requirements as well as financial audits
  • Experience with Quickbooks Online
  • Advanced or expert user of spreadsheets
  • Experience and aptitude for managing complex projects and reports
  • Advanced analytical, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Be highly comfortable working in a fast-paced, ambiguous, informal work environment
  • Fund accounting experience a plus
  • Experience with government grant programs preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check

Candidates must be extremely detail-oriented, 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. Proficiency in working with Microsoft Office and Google Docs a must.

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

Facilitator Development Specialist (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

Code.org is looking for a Facilitator Development Specialist for our Education team. In this new role on our education team, you will be a coach and mentor for Code.org’s 200+ (and growing) CS Discoveries and CS Principles facilitators, who deliver in-person workshops to thousands of middle and high school teachers each year. This is a full time, exempt position.

In this role you will:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for individual facilitator support questions related to facilitation practice and workshop delivery
  • Serve as a role model for excellent participant-centered facilitation and help develop those capabilities in others
  • Identify, intervene and troubleshoot with facilitators who are struggling in the program
  • Maintain ongoing pulse checks with facilitators via 1:1 check-in calls, weekly office hours, and surveys
  • Monitor the Code.org facilitator online community and forums
  • Analyze, triage, and follow-up when necessary on issues identified from workshop survey results
  • Work closely with the Education Team Program Managers to ensure overall facilitator program cohesiveness, recommend outcomes for in-person facilitator development workshops, and collaborate on the printed facilitation guide
  • Co-facilitate in-person workshops for the 6-12 Facilitator Development Program
  • Future-looking: Potentially develop and manage a small network of contracted regional coaches
  • This role requires travel to approximately 3 facilitator development events (typically on weekends), multiple teacher professional learning events during the summer, and quarterly travel to the Seattle office, if the employee is not based in Seattle. Depending on location, office hours for facilitators may be held after business hours (ET, CT, or MT).

Experience and Qualifications:

We are looking for an empathetic and engaging leader in the facilitation space who is highly respected by K-12 educators, and has expertise in coaching others to deliver high quality facilitation.

You will be successful in this role if you have:

  • Strong facilitation skills, and demonstrated ability to support and mentor others in these domains
  • Experience coaching participants in a train-the-trainer program
  • Strong attention to detail with an ability to prioritize and follow up on issues effectively
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and empathetic approach to problem solving
  • Demonstrated cultural competence and experience with conversations and issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Some knowledge of computer science; direct experience teaching or facilitating Code.org’s CS Discoveries or CS Principles courses is preferred
  • Familiarity with Code.org’s CS Discoveries and/or CS Principles Professional Learning Programs
  • A Bachelor's degree or higher in Education or related field preferred
  • 5-7 years related experience

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

Program Associate, Education Team (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

Code.org is looking for a detail and customer-service oriented Program Associate to join Code.org’s Education team. The Education team is responsible for the creation of Code.org’s K-12 computer science courses and the success of Code.org professional development across the U.S. The Education team supports a network of roughly 400 computer science facilitators in their delivery of these professional development workshops, which have reached over 50,000 teachers in the past 3 years.

Under the direction of the Education Program Manager for the middle and high school programs, the Program Associate provides operational and administrative assistance. This role will work collaboratively with the other team members supporting teachers and facilitators. This is a full-time, exemtp position.

In this role you will:

  • Communicate through our customer service system to respond to professional development questions from teachers and facilitators in a timely manner
  • Communicate via email and other channels to send reminders, requests for information, and other updates to facilitators
  • Track and manage the teacher recruitment numbers and application status for Code.org’s year-long Professional Learning Program
  • Coordinate and schedule the interview and onboarding process for new facilitators
  • Update and ensure the accuracy of our teacher and facilitator lists
  • Document common workflows and processes for internal use
  • For teacher and facilitator related in-person events, support the Events Manager with upfront and onsite logistics
  • As new programs are developed to support teachers and facilitators, support the operational aspects of these programs

Experience and Qualifications:

We are looking for a customer-service oriented self-starter who is skilled in successfully delivering projects, enjoys multi-tasking, cheerfully excels under pressure, and works independently with a geographically dispersed team. Must be extremely detail-oriented, possess exceptional writing and communications ability, and be tech-savvy. Candidate should be flexible and willing to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment.

You will be successful in this role if you have:

  • Passion for Code.org’s mission (experience or background in education preferred)
  • Proficiency in working with Microsoft Office and Google Docs
  • Proficient with Excel and/or Google Sheets.
  • 2-3 years experience in a customer support role
  • A bachelors degree (Computer science background/experience not required)
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 15% time

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

Software 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 Software Engineer at Code.org, you’ll be delivering features in Code Studio, used by tens of millions of students and teachers in K-12 classrooms around the world. You’ll be part of an agile, fast-moving team where you get to deliver features to customers quickly and frequently. You’ll get to work on hard computer science problems and use some of the latest web technologies.

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
  • 3+ years as a software engineer
  • Expertise in some of these technologies preferred:
    • JavaScript
    • React
    • Ruby on Rails
    • SQL/Databases/MySQL

In addition, candidates:

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

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

Technical Lead (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 Technical Lead at Code.org, you’ll be both a technical leader and a key coding contributor on the team. As a technical leader, you’ll be helping drive technology decisions and investments, architecture, tools and process. You’ll be mentoring (and, depending on experience and desire, managing) other team members.

As a direct contributor, you’ll be delivering features in Code Studio, used by tens of millions of students and teachers in K-12 classrooms around the world. You’ll be part of an agile, fast-moving team where you get to deliver features to customers quickly and frequently. You’ll get to work on hard computer science problems and use some of the latest web technologies.

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
  • 7+ years as a software engineer
  • Top-notch technical ability
  • Proven ability to lead and energize others
  • Expertise in some of these technologies preferred:
    • JavaScript
    • React
    • Ruby on Rails
    • SQL/Databases/MySQL

In addition, candidates:

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

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

Data Intern (Seattle, WA)

Internship Summary:

At Code.org we create and support computer science curriculum that reaches millions of students, and we prepare tens of thousands of teachers to begin teaching computer science each year. The core function of the Analytics Intern role is to help us:

  1. Analyze the impact of our professional development and curriculum programs
  2. Generate dashboards that can empower internal teams and external partners to make informed decisions

Our Code.org platform has become the most popular coding platform in K-12 education. We’re looking for someone who’s passionate about understanding and using data; someone who wants to ask questions and find answers. The responsibility in this job isn't just to answer analytic questions but ultimately to help the team improve outcomes for students, teachers, and schools. This role will help establish the questions to ask in the first place, figure out how to answer them, and ensure we are measuring and collecting the right data across our education products, services, and processes.

Prior industry experience is not required but experience with SQL and a data visualization tool like Tableau is strongly preferred.

Job responsibilities could include:

  • Working with teams across Code.org (product management, professional learning, curriculum, outreach, advocacy) to design and create actionable visualizations and dashboards
  • Writing code/scripts/queries as well as using Tableau to analyze the data and find answers
  • Analyzing student and teacher data collected through our web-based curriculum to understand how we can improve outcomes, including:
    • Optimizing courses to be engaging, challenging (but not too challenging) and to increase student learning and coding proficiency outcomes
    • Recruiting teachers and students, retaining users, and increasing engagement

Experience and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate has a breadth of experience and qualifications:

  • A degree (or working towards a degree) in applied math, statistics, engineering, computer science, finance or a related field (coursework in applied maths and/or statistics preferred)
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail and the ability to create clear reports to communicate actionable findings to others
  • Some experience querying SQL-style databases
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences to fully understand the experiences of our students, teachers, and facilitators resulting in significantly deeper learning and impact
  • Knowledge of visualization/analysis tools including spreadsheets, Tableau experience preferred

Benefits Package:

Code.org offers a competitive benefits package that includes:

  • Hourly rate (DOE) 32-40 hours/week
  • Flexible working environment
  • Pre-paid transit (ORCA) card

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position, to jobs@code.org. You may also choose to include a LinkedIn or related online profile.

Education Team Intern (Chicago, IL or Seattle, WA preferred)

Internship Summary:

Code.org is looking for an intern to work with and support the goals of Code.org’s Education team through the development of computer science curriculum. This person will work with a variety of program leaders across multiple projects, simultaneously performing a wide range of tasks. We need someone who has quick turnaround, is responsive, and can effectively organize their priorities and task list.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • working closely with the Education team to assist in designing, developing, and writing original curricular materials:
    • lesson plans
    • formative/summative assessments
    • videos
    • answer keys
    • project exemplars
    • using in-house content management tools to structure resources

Experience and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate has experience in computer science and a background in education; has strong writing and communications skills; is a tech-savvy self-starter who is able to multi-task and excel under pressure.

The candidate should also have:

  • Basic to comprehensive knowledge of computer science (required)
  • Prior curriculum writing experience / activity design (required)
  • Proficiency in working with Microsoft Office and Google Docs (required)
  • a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Education or Computer Science (preferred)

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position, to jobs@code.org.

Please include lesson plan samples that are your original work, and highlight relevant experience designing, developing, or writing implement curricular materials.

You may also choose to include a LinkedIn or related online profile.

Events Intern (Seattle, WA)

Internship Summary:

Code.org is looking for an Events Intern to work with and support Code.org’s Events Manager. Internship will primarily support events for Code.org facilitator and teacher professional development workshops across the U.S. This is a spring/summer internship, part-time, approximately 20-30 hours per week.

Intern’s responsibilities would include:

  • Coordinating event logistics (booking travel, accommodations, catering); act as logistics point-of-contact for event attendees
  • Assisting Events Manager with on-site event support
  • Formatting, printing and organizing materials, packing and mailing supplies, proofreading and checking information (rooming lists, flight information, attendee lists and program tracks), and more.
  • Utilizing our customer service system to respond to events-related questions from teachers and facilitators in a timely manner.
  • Attending and participating in meetings and recording notes/follow-up items, as appropriate.
  • Responding to requests for information, distributing materials externally.
  • Special projects (enter data, prepare documentation, develop templates, etc.)
  • Opportunity to travel to and support up to three events this spring/summer

Experience and Qualifications:

Must be extremely detail-oriented, possess exceptional writing and communications ability in English, and be tech-savvy (computer science background/experience not required). Must also be a self-starter, able to multi-task cheerfully, excel under pressure, and work independently with a geographically dispersed team. Candidate should be flexible and willing to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment.

Qualifications:

  • 2 years of undergraduate studies preferred (no Computer Science background necessary)
  • 1 year of work experience preferred
  • Experience with Google Sheets and suite of products
  • Ability to work legally in the United States
  • Ability to and willingness to travel to support events in the United States, if needed

Salary and Perks:

Code.org offers the following:

  • $15/hr, 20-30 hours per week expected
  • Flexible working environment
  • ORCA transit card

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position, to jobs@code.org. You may also choose to include a LinkedIn or related online profile.

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.