Front-End Software Engineer, IXL Product (San Mateo, CA)

IXL Learning - San Mateo, California - Full time

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 11 million students worldwide, is seeking Front-End Engineers to provide the face of the IXL product.

The IXL Product Engineering team develops the user-facing features of the website and the back-end code that connects these features to our databases and other services. We created and maintain the practice engine, where students answer the questions created by the Content team; Analytics, which turns practice data into actionable information for teachers; the Recommendations area, which suggests skills for students to try next; and much more.

You will utilize cutting-edge technologies like React to bring dynamic, user-facing components to life. We find it immensely satisfying to develop products that impact the lives of millions, and we are eager to have you join our team. At IXL, we believe that building a creative and engaging user experience is invaluable to our mission of improving education through technology. International candidates encouraged to apply; H1B sponsorship is available.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • Take control of the whole front-end development process from code design to implementation
  • Collaborate with product managers to build a world-class user experience
  • Tackle tough design challenges to create reusable user interfaces while writing clean, scalable code
  • Engineer the front-end architecture that powers our web application
  • Discover new technologies and establish best practices as the front-end landscape evolves

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • 1+ years of experience in software engineering
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in computer science or a related discipline
  • Expertise in HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Familiarity with at least one JavaScript library or framework (e.g., React, Angular, Ember)
  • Passion for new technologies, current trends, and best practices in front-end architecture, including performance, accessibility, security, and usability
  • Enthusiasm for improving education through technology

About IXL Learning

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 11 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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Role

Engineering

Experience Level

Mid Level

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