Assessment Development Specialist

Website Cloud Academy

Enterprise ready training platform


Cloud Academy is the leading digital skills development platform that enables every enterprise to become a tech company through guided Learning Paths, Hands-on Labs, and Skill Assessment. Cloud Academy delivers role-specific training on leading cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform), essential methodologies needed to operate on and between clouds (DevOps, security, containers), and capabilities that are unlocked by the cloud (big data, machine learning).

Companies like Turner, Cognizant, SAS, and ThermoFisher customize Cloud Academy to contextualize learning and leverage the platform to assign, manage, and measure cloud enablement at scale.

Our team is growing! We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Assessment Development Specialist to add to our amazing Content team. Reporting to our Sr Assessments Manager, this person will play a pivotal role in ensuring our assessments remain the top in the industry.


  • Content Development
    • Write clear, accurate, and relevant assessment materials to support Cloud Academy enterprise training, including but not limited to:
      • Public cloud certification preparation exams across multiple platforms, including Azure, Amazon Web Services, and Google Cloud, and multiple roles and specialties
      • Role-based skill assessments for a wide variety of current IT roles including Solution Architect, Software Developer, or DevOps Engineer
      • Pre- and post-assessments, formative and summative exams to assess student progress through a designed sequence of modular training resources
    • Research and analyze leading enterprise IT tools and services, public cloud platforms, programming languages, and agile development frameworks
    • Review draft questions from both internal and external sources and provide constructive editorial feedback to ensure it adheres to Cloud Academy quality standards
    • Upload and publish new questions, quizzes, and exams with Cloud Academy’s online content management system
    • Respond quickly to ad-hoc customer requests for assessment creation
  • Content Planning
    • Coordinate with Senior Assessment Manager, content team leads, sales and customer support to outline quiz development priorities and execute a development schedule and strategy
    • Adapt to a steadily evolving set of content development priorities and projects based on dynamic internal business objectives and rapidly changing external factors such as IT market trends, cloud and software technology and/or enterprise training priorities
    • Review and analyze customer feedback and content consumption data to reinforce content development decisions with data-driven insights
    • Collaborate with the content team members to design and Integrate new methods of assessment to further improve customer skill development and assessment, improve customer experience
  • Content Management
    • Review and update existing quiz library to maintain alignment with new IT technology and Cloud Academy training course and lab updates
    • Respond to content-related customer tickets on questions, quizzes, and exams with timely, constructive, and professional guidance


  • Minimum 3-5 years in developing educational content as either a teacher, technical writer, or in an editorial role
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, with degrees in Education, Computer Science or related fields preferred
  • Must be professionally fluent in English
  • Must be comfortable both writing and reviewing detailed and technical test materials on a wide variety of subject matter for a diverse audience that includes both skilled IT business professionals and students exploring computer science for the first time
  • Ability to design and review questions based on instructional design best practices
  • A passion for researching cloud technology and building expertise in IT software and best practices is essential, with an education in computer science or related experience highly preferred
  • Experience managing multiple content development projects on deadline
  • Familiarity with instructional design and common testing approaches

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