Software Engineer, QA Infrastructure

IXL Learning - San Mateo, California - Full time

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 8 million students worldwide, is seeking Software Engineers who have a passion for technology and education to help us build and maintain the core infrastructure for our extremely successful educational products.

As a Software Engineer working on our QA Infrastructure, you will be involved in writing powerful tools to help certify releases, reveal process details, and solve challenging problems. You will find and use the best technologies to test our products from the inside out and work with your fellow engineers and teams to collaborate on excellent test code design. You will design and implement optimal test libraries and use your knowledge of effective programming and testing to assist other engineers in the creation of test mocks and other automated tests.

IXL is looking for excellent, highly creative Software Engineers who are capable of delivering excellent tools for engineers, developers, and QA staff, and who can assist in driving excellent test standards throughout our development processes.


  • Design and implement Java libraries to improve unit test code
  • Design and implement systems and tools to provide the best test feedback possible
  • Develop and maintain automated testing frameworks
  • Assist other software engineers in writing effective tests
  • Analyze test results and facilitate the resolution of issues
  • Communicate test results and highlight any potential quality risks


  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in computer science or a related discipline
  • Passion for building back-end software that is fast, bulletproof, modular, and easy to use
  • Excellent programming skills in Java or other object-oriented language
  • Experience with Linux/Unix, SQL, and scripting languages
  • Excellence in designing robust and fast unit tests
  • 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 400,000 teachers deliver personalized instruction and empower over 8 million students to achieve new learning milestones every day.

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