Software Engineer, IXL Product

IXL Learning - San Mateo, CA - Full time

IXL Learning - San Mateo, CA - Full time

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IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 7 million students worldwide, is seeking Software Engineers with a passion for technology and education to help us build new, innovative products and create more features for our extremely successful educational products.

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. 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 Software Engineer on the IXL Product Engineering team, 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 – 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. TECHNOLOGYOur server-side stack includes Linux, Apache, Java, and Oracle. The front-end code is written in JavaScript, often using React.

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

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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