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Technology Mentor (Full Time)

Athena Education , Gurgaon · · Full-time employment · Programming

Position:  Technology Mentor & Teacher 

Athena is India’s largest institution in the premium undergraduate study abroad space.  Founded 10 years ago by two Princeton graduates, Poshak Agrawal and Rahul Subramaniam, Athena is headquartered in Gurgaon, with offices in Mumbai and Bangalore, and caters to students from over 15 countries.

Athena’s vision is to help students become the best version of themselves. Athena’s transformative, holistic life coaching program embraces both depth and breadth, sciences and the humanities. Athena encourages students to deepen their theoretical knowledge and apply it to address practical issues confronting society, both locally and globally.

Through our flagship program, our students have gotten into various, universities including Harvard University, Princeton University, Yale University, Stanford University, University of Cambridge, MIT, Brown, Cornell University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago, among others.

Our legacy as pioneers in the study-abroad process, coupled with a creative, open environment and  professional growth opportunities, makes Athena a perfect place for those looking to build a lasting career in education. 

If you are excited to work in a dynamic educational environment and love expanding your horizons of emotional and strategic counseling, we look forward to hearing from you!

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Overview of the role: We are looking for someone who will support Athena's Knowledge center 

  • Helping/ mentoring Athena students to build mobile applications
  • Helping build a state-of-the-art web portal and apps for students and counselors
  • Support in building Edtech products for Athena

This is ideal for technology enthusiasts who want to make an impact, broaden their skills to learn about project management, client management; who love teaching and mentoring students, and also who love building creative tech products.  The ideal person would have a deep, driving desire to make an impact and believes in the power of education.

Key Responsibilities

As a Technology Mentor and Developer, you will play a crucial role in guiding Athena students to build web and mobile applications

  • Mentoring and Guiding Students:
    • Provide personalized guidance and mentorship to students interested in mobile application development.
    • Foster a positive and collaborative learning environment to enhance students' understanding and skills in technology.
    • Collaborate with students on real-world projects, offering technical expertise and guidance throughout the development process.
  • Collaboration and Communication:
    • Collaborate with consulting teams internally to learn about students, conceptualize projects & take them to fruition 
    • Communicate effectively with students, counselors, and other stakeholders to gather feedback and continuously improve technology solutions.
  • Own, innovate and support the students with their technology projects 
    • Conceptualize the apps, guiding them on coding and stepping them when needed
    • Creation of New Algorithms for solving Real World problems.
    • Mobile App Development - Android and iOS
    • Hybrid mobile applications (both IOS & Android) using ionic, Flutter and react native (preferred).
    • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
    • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
    • Guiding students to project completion
  • Tuned into the latest developments in the desired area including but not limited to application development, database technologies, devops, robotics, etc.

Key Skills-

  • Strong fundamentals and knowledge of hyrbid mobile application (both IOS & Andriod), data structures, algorithms, logical flow, and architecture 
  • Good communication skills - Ability to motivate and mentor students
  • Extremely hands-on in coding 
  • Ability to learn, take feedback, and improve
  • Knowledge of programming language and technical terminology
  • Able to solve complex problems.

Education and Experience: 

  • B.Tech/B.Sc/M.Sc (CS), Engineering, or a related field from a good institute
  • Good to have experience in teaching and mentoring students in Computer Science modules
  • Experience in Android Development
  • Preferred 1 year development experience

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