Software Engineer, Vocabulary.com

IXL Learning - San Mateo, California - Full time

Millions of people a month use Vocabulary.com to look up definitions and improve their vocabulary through adaptive quizzes, Vocabulary Jam contests, and the annual Vocabulary Bowl, a worldwide competition for students in grades 5 through 12.

We are seeking Software Engineers who have a passion for technology and education to help us attain our ambitious plans for Vocabulary.com.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • Work with a team of talented engineers, both starting projects from scratch and also working within the existing code base
  • Build the back-end wiring, application logic, and UI for our products
  • Provide accurate estimates, evaluate feasibility, and assess new platforms and technologies for project implementations
  • Collaborate and communicate clearly across multiple development teams to design and release amazing products

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • 2+ years of experience in software engineering
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Excellent programming skills in Java or other object-oriented language
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong analytical-reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Modern best practices in Javascript, HTML, and CSS
  • Knowledge of MongoDB and Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a plus
  • Passion 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 10 million students to achieve new learning milestones every day.

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Engineering

Experience Level

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