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Software Engineering Subject Matter Expert

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About the role

Forage is a Y Combinator-backed, venture capital-backed, fast-growing start-up that provides virtual work experience programs that give students the opportunity to learn career skills from Fortune 500 companies. In 2020 alone, 1.2 million students enrolled in Forage courses throughout Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America.

Virtual work experience programs replicate work at top companies and connect students to the companies themselves. In only 5-6 hours, students learn relevant tools and skills necessary to complete tasks that replicate an employee’s work day.

Forage is looking for outstanding software engineering subject matter experts to help create new programs. This is a casual contractor role and on an ad hoc basis. 


  • Professional experience in a software engineering role
  • Ability to draft and refine programs, including tasks, additional resources and model answers
  • Strong ability to self teach

Desired experience and background

  • Specialisation in a specific area (e.g mobile engineering; back-end engineering)
  • Ability to build a compelling and engaging narrative
  • Prior teaching experience 



Why you should join Forage

At Forage, we flip the recruitment and training model and allow top companies to train students, before, they hire them. Companies save money by hiring only those candidates that can perform the job and intend on pursuing a long term career with them. Conversely, we open up opportunities to anyone regardless of socio-economic background, demographic or area of study to land a career at these top companies.

Clients include companies like KPMG, Citibank and Y Combinator. Our students come from around the world and our partners are launching programs in the US, UK, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore.

For corporates, we’re building a world-class enterprise tool that allows them to hire the best, as easy as possible.

Team Size:90
Location:San Francisco
Thomas Brunskill
Thomas Brunskill
Pasha Rayan
Pasha Rayan