We are training developers to fuel the Triangle's technology economy in North Carolina. To connect students directly with potential employers, our code school courses are held in the American Underground, in close proximity to some of the Triangle’s most promising tech startups.
Check out our 2016 fact sheet for more information about Durham job openings and to meet our Durham team.
Back-End Engineering focuses on the logic and database needs required to run and scale web applications. Back-end products combine databases, APIs, and user interface frameworks. Back-end developers deploy fully-formed products to the cloud, integrate with online services, and enable mobile and front-end applications.
Ruby is loved for its English-like syntax and the superpowers developers feel when writing it. Ruby code will connect to databases, other applications on the internet, and generate HTML for web applications. It sits on the server and powers...
Python is a versatile language used in a wide variety of industries, and it also makes an excellent “first” language for anyone interested in learning programming.
It is increasingly applied in the field of scientific...
The Iron Yard Foundational courses are intended to teach the fundamentals of Web Development for people interested in learning more about tech. The Front-End Web Development Foundational course will enable you to build a functioning interactive...
At each of our locations we offer free code classes for kids. We believe in investing in the local tech economy for the long-run, and that means impacting the next generation.
Meet our incredible team members in Durham
Sam has spent his life fascinated by and exploring computers and education. While at Duke University he earned a double major in Biology and Computer Science, and then returned to school, attending UC Santa Cruz, where he earned a MS in Bioinformatics.
Dana fell in love with North Carolina while studying Sociology at Salem College. Prior to joining The Iron Yard, she spent more than eight years in educational sales and support. Dana loves exploring the Durham food scene with her wife and son.
Instructor, Ruby on Rails
Bryce is an autodidactic polyglot and has been a professional developer for the past decade. Previously, he worked in the video game industry. His open source contributions include finding and fixing security vulnerabilities in Python and Perl.
Campus Operations Manager
Nicole graduated from Appalachian State University where she studied Psychology and Health Promotion. She joined The Iron Yard from Red Hat where she was a Project Manager for their Total Rewards and Sales Enablement programs.
Dan’s passion for front-end development began with design. With continued inspiration and interest in learning, he stays active with personal projects and in various Meetup groups by presenting on topics ranging from responsive design to animation.
We are Hiring!
At The Iron Yard we have created an environment that is exciting, intellectually challenging, and culturally diverse. We work hard, smart, and collaboratively because our mission is worthy of our time and investment. Does this resonate with you? We'd love to chat.