Training Specialist

Location: St. Louis, MO

Department: Training

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

About Boundless:

Boundless is a high-growth software company that offers powerful geospatial solutions to commercial enterprises and government organizations. The experts at Boundless enjoy a fun and flexible work environment and exceptional benefits while building, marketing, selling and supporting industry leading geospatial solutions. We make the world's best open geospatial software, and we want you to help us support our engagement with prospects, partners and customers! Our team is distributed from Austria to Argentina, with higher concentrations in St. Louis, New Orleans, Washington DC and Victoria, BC.

 

About You:

Boundless is looking for a self-motivated, top-notch training specialist to join our growing open-source GIS team. Client training is an integral part of building the world's best geospatial ecosystem and helping customers to gain expertise with knowledge direct from Boundless. As a Training Specialist for Server, you’ll be tasked with developing and delivering instructional material for online and instructor-led courses for Boundless Suite products. This role will report to the Director of Training.

 

What we need you to do:

  • Engineer tools and frameworks for the efficient generation and delivery of long form instructor-led courses.
  • Develop entry and advanced level learning materials for both internal and external audiences for online, virtual, and classroom delivery.
  • Serve as an integral part of our education team in determining the needs of the training audiences and appropriate methods of self-paced, direct, and virtual delivery.
  • Travel to our clients and train them on-site, as well as in our local offices.
  • When not actively training, you will assist with the content development, editing, and updating training materials to reflect the fast-changing world of geospatial software development.
  • Work with a small but growing team of trainers and content developers.
  • Demonstrate effective needs analysis, project management, instructional design, training delivery, and learning evaluation skills.

 

Skills need to excel

  • 2 years hands on experience teaching, training and building training materials.
  • Outgoing professional who loves a good challenge and is passionate about helping make difficult technical concepts understandable.
  • Expert with Boundless Suite and its open source project components (GeoServer, PostGIS, GeoWebCache, and OpenLayers).
  • Track record of helping people succeed in their technical challenges, and you are comfortable flying solo in a room with technical people of all skill levels.
  • High level experience with geospatial software, particularly open source geospatial software such as GeoServer, PostGIS, GeoWebCache, and OpenLayers.
  • Ability to travel to Boundless clients and train them on-site, as well as in local Boundless offices.
  • Ability to plan, write, and edit original content for Boundless Suite products. Training materials include training content, lab exercises, presentations, videos, and accompanying materials.
  • Exposure to the open GIS community.
  • Experience with the lifecycle software development process.


 

Boundless Offers

We invest in the best people and treat them right. We offer competitive salaries and great benefits (including 100% paid health care premiums). Most importantly, we offer a challenge: to build software that will help change the status quo.


 

How to Apply

Send us your resume and cover letter, and make sure to let us know why you're interested in Boundless!

 

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