Build Release and Test Environments Engineer (San Mateo, CA)

IXL Learning - San Mateo, California - Full time

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 12 million students worldwide, is seeking an experienced Software Engineer who has a passion for technology and education to help us build a first-rate delivery pipeline for our extremely successful educational products.

As a Software Engineer on our Release Management team, you will implement and manage the release processes across IXLs products. Your team will own the Release Management life cycle, providing the tools and services needed for our development teams to seamlessly manage and deploy code to our users. You will collaborate with our development teams to manage project interdependencies, meet delivery goals, and measure success. We find it immensely satisfying to develop products that impact the lives of millions, and we are eager to have you join our team.

International candidates encouraged to apply; H1B sponsorship is available.


  • Manage the technical design, engineering from coding to QA, and deployment for our IXL’s products.
  • Build automated release pipelines that package, test and deploy code
  • Improve and adapt our release processes to changing business needs
  • Own the source control system, third-party repositories, build system, and release data system
  • Work cross functionally with our Engineering, Product Management, QA, and Design teams to maintain and communicate a clear release schedule and ensure successful deployments


  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in computer science or a related discipline
  • 2+ years of experience in software engineering
  • Knowledge of Release Management
  • Excellent programming skills
  • Strong analytical-reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently and with a wide variety of teams
  • Passion for improving education through technology


IXL Learning is a leading educational technology company on a big mission: creating innovative learning experiences that help all learners reach their full potential. IXL's comprehensive curriculum and insightful analytics help more than 500,000 teachers deliver personalized instruction and empower over 12 million students to achieve new learning milestones every day.

At IXL, we’re passionate about our mission of creating the best educational technology that improves learning for all students. We bring that same passion to creating a workplace that values diversity on the basis that all of us bring a unique perspective and experience that advances IXL’s mission.

We strive to increase diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, and physical or mental ability and to continually promote a work environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work.

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Mid Level

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