Software Engineer - Full-Stack, IXL Business Platform

IXL Learning - San Mateo, CA - Full time

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IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 6 million students worldwide, is seeking Full-Stack Software Engineers who have a passion for technology and education to help us add new features to our extremely successful educational products and build new, innovative products.

The Business Platform team is responsible for code and tools needed to support our subscription-based business model. IXL's customer and support teams rely on the business platform daily as they work with customers. Our team is responsible for core user data, as well as account and product access provisioning. To support these goals, we build out integrations with databases and other systems used by our largest customers. 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.

What You'll Be Doing

As a Full-Stack Software Engineer, you will build the back-end wiring, application logic, and UI that drive the site. You will find and use the best technologies to add features to our products, as well as to create new products. You’ll be involved in all aspects of the development process and contribute to the entire code base – including design, coding, testing, debugging, and tuning. In addition to working with your fellow engineers, you’ll collaborate with other teams to design amazing products that meet the needs of our users, who are students and teachers all over the world.

Technology

Our server-side stack currently includes Linux, Apache, Java, Scala, Python, and Oracle. Inside browsers, we use a fair amount of JavaScript and CSS. Of course, the specific technologies and languages you use will vary by project and according to your own interests or specialization areas.

What We're Looking For

  • 1+ years of experience in software engineering
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in computer science or a related discipline
  • A solid grasp of general programming principles
  • Excellent programming skills in Java or other object-oriented language
  • Ability to work both independently and with a wide variety of teams
  • Knowledge of Unix, Java, SQL, JavaScript, CSS, or source control is a plus
  • Passion for improving education through technology

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Role

Engineering

Experience Level

Mid Level

IXL Learning

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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