Role and responsibilities: • Conducting detailed primary and secondary research to define test cases for assessments in programming, computer science and related concepts.Developing a comprehensive test blueprint, with learnings drawn from different knowledge based instruments. • To analyze the quality and effectiveness of programming/ algorithmic questions like those in popular coding platforms like codechef/ hacker rank etc. Maintaining and reviewing the quality and clarity of these programming questions. • Identifying and engaging external consultants and industry experts for item construction in niche topics in computer science. • Working on content analytics and studying the quality of test items based on data from test takers. • Closely check the developedcontent in adherence with global scientific guidelines. • Managing a team of 4-5 content developers and being responsible for their work productivity (senior position) Desired skills • Knowledge expert in technical areas in computer science with a strong understanding of basics which can be extrapolated to other knowledge areas. • Ability to understand and analyze advanced programming questions (like those in codechef) in details and review them based on their quality/ originality/ difficulty etc. • A good command over written English language and written communication and ability to engage with external consultants for item creation. • Analytical and logical thinker who can plan tasks in advance. • Organized and systematic way of working with high attention to detail. • An interest in learning and assessment theories and proactively provide suggestions for improvement. • Team management skills (senior position)
Aspiring Minds Aspiring Minds an education-technology company runs AMCAT, the largest employability test in India with growing presence in other countries. It seeks to build a GRE/SAT-for-jobs to enable feedback, efficiency and meritocracy in employment markets. Whereas MOOCs is scaling learning, AMCAT plays the important complementary role of gauging learning and statistically matching skills to jobs. Aspiring Minds has developed the first web platform for an assessment and analytics driven job marketplace. It is a leader in developing cutting-edge assessments to grade open-response questions which include automatic evaluation of spoken English and automatic grading of programming assignments. These tools draw heavily on machine learning. Kindly refer to the recent position paper at NIPS 2013 here and media coverage here. We want to hire the best engineering minds in the country for our technology team to build the products of tomorrow. We develop our products with a focus on scalability and are driven by the statistical validation of all our results. To learn more about the company, you can visit our website at www.aspiringminds.com.