Engineering Project Lead

IXL Learning - San Mateo, California - Full time

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 10 million students worldwide, is seeking an Engineering Project Lead to manage a team of talented engineers and provide hands-on technical and project leadership. We find it immensely satisfying to develop products that impact the lives of millions, and we are eager to have you join our team.


  • Manage and build a high-performance team
  • Drive the development process for your team, including designing, coding, documenting, testing, debugging, and tuning
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to engineers and project leads to ensure a high level of work satisfaction, technical advancement, and progress towards individual career goals
  • Ensure that current team and company initiatives, mission, goals, and values are clear to each team member
  • Work cross-functionally with project managers, designers, and QA to maintain and surpass product usability and quality standards
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment


  • 5+ years direct experience in software engineering and 2+ years engineering management
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Excellent programming skills in Java or other object-oriented language
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Exceptional analytical-reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • 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 10 million students to achieve new learning milestones every day.

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