Assessment Designer, IT

As a member of the design and assessment team, the assessment designer will be responsible for creating innovative, relevant, and authentic assessment tools to measure the knowledge and skills of our students. The assessment designer will work closely with psychometricians and course developers to ensure the delivery of high quality assessment solutions to our clients.


  • Work with instructional designers and subject matter experts to create learning outcomes documents
  • Write objectives for TestOut IT certification exams
  • Create assessment planning and specifications documents for IT courses
  • Create and maintain TestOut IT certification exams
  • Write assessment items
  • Train and supervise others to write assessment items
  • Manage assessment-related projects
  • Evaluate, maintain and improve the quality of assessment in TestOut IT products


  • Bachelor's degree in a computer or IT-related field
  • Experience in developing IT educational products
  • Experience in designing and developing learning assessments
  • Strong knowledge in the IT certification industry
  • Effective project management skills
  • Excellent team work and communication skills
  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in education, instructional design or educational measurement
  • Computer industry certifications (Microsoft, Linux, Cisco, CompTIA, etc.)
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies
  • Experience in developing performance-based assessments
  • Experience in training others how to create effective assessments
  • Experience working in computer network, security or system engineering

How to Apply
Interested applicants should click here to fill out an online application.