Lead Instructor Data Analytics - Barcelona

Job description

#About the Gig

We’re looking for a Lead Instructor for our Data Analytics Bootcamp with a passion for data and for sharing their knowledge in order to have an IMPACT in the Tech Talent Community. The Lead Instructor is someone who has a deep understanding of data analysis gathered from his/her educational journey and real-world experience. You need to be a strong communicator and very patient -- you will find yourself explaining many abstract and complex concepts in math and technology to the first-time data squads.

The Lead Instructor will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing the whole academic experience of an Ironhack bootcamp (from student selection to graduation).

  • Teaching at our Barcelona Campus - Near to the Beach & Pet Friendly

  • Managing Teaching Assistants RockStars (TAs)
  • Creating engaging content for our Data Analytics course that may include lessons, exercises and/or mini-projects
  • Lead instructor won't be needed to produce the curriculum. The curriculum is pre-made by our Global Education Team

The role includes 2 months of non-teaching time per year to work on in-house data projects or improve the data curriculum.


 #Is this You?

  • 3-5+ years of experience in Data Analytics, Data Science, and/or Data Engineering, preferably with leadership roles
  • Solid understanding of and strong technical skills in Python, SQL, and R

  • Proficiency in building end-to-end data pipeline:  

    • Writing Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) jobs to calculate business metrics

    • Understanding of APIs and Datawarehousing concepts

  • Familiarity with contemporary industry software and tools (e.g. Linux, git, AWS, Google Analytics, Jupyter)

  • A big plus if you have experience with one or more of the following:

    • Experience in Big Data architecture (e.g. Hadoop, Hive)

    • Experience in Analytics and business intelligence tools (e.g. Tableau, Qlikview, MicroStrategy)

    • Experience in Dataviz (e.g. D3)

    • Experience in AI and machine learning

  • Passion for teaching: although we don’t require previous formal teaching experiences, we’re looking for people who will enjoy teaching, mentoring, and giving feedback for students.

  • Experience managing and keeping a team motivated. Can-do attitude and a good sense of humor.

  • Great communication skills and an ability to capture people’s attention :)

  • Fluent in English


  • Be part of an Amazing Team. We embrace a constant learning, can-do attitude and 100% positivism!!

  • Flexible work environment

  • Possibility of doing any of our part-time bootcamps

  • Macbook Pro

  • 500€ annually for education budget

  • Annual company offsite

  • Ironbeers every Friday

  • Fresh Fruit 

  • Ping Pong Tournaments

  • and much more!

#About Ironhack

Ironhack is an education startup that was founded to disrupt the way we learn about technology. It sucks that we’ve been learning the same way since the Industrial Revolution, so we empower students to find meaningful careers in software development or product design by offering immersive learning experiences to extremely motivated people.


Our higher purpose is to transform the education space by making it customer-centric and outcomes-driven. Students finish our program with a new way of thinking and approaching problems, resulting in new jobs, promotions at their current jobs, or companies they’ve built.


Quick facts:

  • Founded in 2013 by Wharton and Harvard grads
  • Operations in Barcelona, Madrid, Miami, Paris, Mexico City, Berlin, Amsterdam, Sao Paulo and Lisbon
  • 100% YoY Growth (help us to keep it going!)
  • Graduated over 3,300 students
  • 100+ global team members & venture capital backed