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Posted:
5/31/2013
Job Category:
Software Development
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Infrastructure Engineer
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IXL Learning | San Mateo, CA
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Job Description

We are 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 an IXL Infrastructure Engineer, you’ll work closely with our product teams and have visibility to all parts of our code and products, focusing on performance, uptime, scalability, and reliability.

International candidates encouraged to apply, H1B sponsorships available. 

Responsibilities

  • Design, build, and maintain scalable and robust infrastructure and services for all of our products.
  • Participate in live performance monitoring, which includes building the tools that allow us to detect and address trouble spots.
  • Troubleshoot and fix production performance and security issues.
  • Develop tools, procedures, and documentation to improve team efficiency.

Qualifications

  • Have a solid grasp of general programming principles.
  • Passion for building back-end software that is fast, bulletproof, modular, and easy to use.
  • Comfortable both building new systems from scratch and also retrofitting existing systems.
  • Excellent programming skills in Java or other object-oriented language.
  • Experience with Linux/Unix, SQL, and scripting languages.
  • 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.

About IXL 
 
IXL Learning is an educational technology company like no other. We develop dramatically innovative, first-of-their-kind products used by millions of learners, from children to adults. Our IXL product (located at IXL.com) is the world's most popular subscription-based learning site for K-12. Our other products include Quia Web, the original 'create-your-own' website for teachers, and Quia Books, the leading online platform for world-languages courses.
 
 

About IXL Learning

IXL Learning is an educational technology company like no other. We develop dramatically innovative, first-of-their-kind products used by millions of learners, from children to adults. 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 world.

Our IXL product (located at IXL.com) is the world's most popular subscription-based learning site for K-12. Our other products include Quia Web, the original 'create-your-own' website for teachers, and Quia Books, the leading online platform for world-languages courses.