Engineering Manager, IXL Mobile

IXL Learning - San Mateo, CA - Full time

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 7 million students worldwide, is seeking an Engineering Manager to lead its mobile development. The IXL Mobile team is responsible for one of the best educational apps on the market today with over 10 million downloads and most recently the recipient of the SIIA CODiE award. The IXL app is available on both iOS and Android platforms.

As a key leader and manager of the Mobile team, you will participate directly in software design and engineering, help develop the team by mentoring and coaching, and create processes that ensure productivity and efficiency. At IXL, we find it immensely satisfying to develop products that impact the lives of millions, and we are eager to have you join our team.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Lead and mentor a team of talented mobile engineers, both to start projects from scratch as well as to work with existing code base
  • Drive the development process for your team, including design, coding, documentation, testing, debugging, and tuning
  • Coordinate with project managers, designers, and QA to facilitate clear communication and provide excellent direction and motivation to the team
  • Ship successful iOS and Android applications
  • Provide accurate estimates, evaluate feasibility, and assess new platforms and technologies for application technology and architecture
  • Collaborate and communicate clearly across multiple development teams to design and release amazing applications
  • Participate in recruiting top software engineers to join our team

What We're looking For

  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in computer science or a related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering and 2+ years leadership experience
  • Experience recruiting, sourcing and building a top performing mobile team
  • Expert level skills in iOS and/or Android development

About IXL

IXL Learning is a leading educational technology company on a big mission: delivering an immersive learning experience to all students, in all grades and subjects, in schools and homes worldwide. With 1 in 8 U.S. students already learning on IXL (answering over 50 million questions every day!), IXL inspires educators and learners around the world and is changing how students feel about learning and about themselves.

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