Software Engineer, Salesforce Development (San Mateo, CA)

IXL Learning - San Mateo, California - Full time

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 13 million students worldwide, is seeking highly motivated Salesforce Software Engineers who will lead the effort to build an elegant and robust Salesforce ecosystem to support our highly successful edtech brands. As a Software Engineer on our Salesforce Development team, you will be responsible for designing, coding, and implementing customized Salesforce solutions and applications. We find it immensely satisfying to develop products that impact the lives of millions, and we are eager to have you join our team.

This is a full time position in our San Mateo, CA office with a hybrid work schedule.


  • Work with a team of talented engineers, both starting projects from scratch and also working within the existing code base
  • Lead projects throughout key phases of the Salesforce development lifecycle
  • Collaborate with business partners, engineers, and business systems analysts to determine Salesforce needs and help implement best practices
  • Drive the development process for your team, including design, coding, documenting, testing, debugging, and tuning
  • 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


  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering, including 3+ years of Salesforce development experience
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Extensive experience using Apex, Triggers, Visualforce, Lightning Components, Web Services, and Salesforce API (REST/SOAP/MetaData)
  • Deep technical knowledge of platform capabilities, functionalities, and limitations specifically around governor limits and best practices
  • Hands-on experience with Salesforce Administration including configuration, standard data model, security, and automations such as validation rules and workflows
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong analytical-reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Passion for improving education through technology

At IXL, we value diversity in age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability, political and religious beliefs, and life experience, and we are proud to promote a work environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. IXL Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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 850,000 teachers deliver personalized instruction, and empower over 13 million students to achieve new learning milestones every day.

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