Overview

Multiple Openings: Math/Language Arts/Science Software Engineer, Mobile Engineer, Infrastructure, Full-Stack, Applications, Front-End, New Grad, and more!

We are seeking software engineers who have a passion for technology and education to help us add new features to our three extremely successful educational products and build new, innovative products. We are constantly adding new features for our over 5 million paid, subscribed users, helping students and teachers in all 50 states and over 190 countries.

International candidates encouraged to apply, H1B sponsorships available.

 

Responsibilities

As a 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 – 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, and Oracle. Inside browsers, we use a fair amount of JavaScript, CSS, and Flash. Of course, the specific technologies and languages you use will vary by project and according to your own interests or specialization areas.

 

Qualifications

  • Have a solid grasp of general programming principles.
  • Excellent programming skills in Java or other object-oriented language.
  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Computer Science or a related discipline.
  • Strong analytical-reasoning and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a wide variety of teams.
  • Passion for improving education through technology.
  • Knowledge of Unix, Java, SQL, JavaScript, CSS, source control is a plus.

 

Our Engineering Team

We have a small and talented team of smart, creative, and fun engineers with degrees from Stanford, CMU, Harvard, Berkeley, Cornell, and other top schools. The work inspires us to do the best we can each day; we know that the code that we write will be used by students and teachers around the world. Our goal is to transform teaching and learning by making major leaps forward in educational technology.

 

About IXL Learning

IXL Learning is an educational technology company like no other. We’re passionate about creating and supporting the best educational technology possible by developing dramatically innovative first-of-their-kind products. We look beyond the specific problems of today to see the bigger picture, with the ultimate goal of improving learning itself. People count on us to make learning as effective as it can be, and we are deeply committed to solving the real-world challenges faced by students and teachers around the planet.

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