Senior QA Automation Engineer

IXL Learning - San Mateo, CA - Full time

XL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 6 million students worldwide, is seeking a Senior QA Automation Engineer to ensure that we consistently release software of the highest quality. Students, teachers, and parents depend on IXL to provide fun and effective online learning tools. As a Senior QA Automation Engineer at IXL Learning, you will work closely with our Development and QA teams and be responsible for creating and executing comprehensive automated test suites. We find it immensely satisfying to develop products that impact the lives of millions, and we are eager to have you join our team.


  • Develop and maintain automated test harnesses and libraries
  • Create test scripts from smoke, regression, and functional test plans
  • Ensure that tests function well across all supported browsers and platforms
  • Integrate test scripts with frameworks such as Jenkins and cron
  • Manage inbound test requests, estimating time needed and working with other team members to set priorities
  • Communicate test results and highlight any potential quality risks
  • Assist other software engineers in writing effective tests


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Strong experience developing automation frameworks with Java, Selenium and SQL
  • 4+ years of experience in testing software and maintaining test automation
  • Ability to work both independently and on a wide variety of teams
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, proactive, and collaborative
  • Knowledge of Unix, SQL, Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, JSON, and source control
  • Familiarity with iOS or Android development is a plus
  • Demonstrated skill in testing online applications
  • Experience integrating test harnesses and test results into continuous integration and build environments


IXL Learning is an edtech company that delivers an immersive e-learning experience — for all students, in all grades, in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. With 10% of the U.S. student population using IXL, and over 25 billion questions asked and answered so far, IXL is inspiring teachers and learners worldwide and is changing how students feel about learning and about themselves.

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Experience Level

3 or more years

IXL Learning

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