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3-5 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
5/15/2014
Job Category:
Software Development
Industry:
Software
Full-Stack Software Engineer
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IXL Learning | San Mateo, CA
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Job Description

We are seeking Full-Stack 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 2 million paid, subscribed users, helping students and teachers in all 50 states and over 170 countries.

International candidates encouraged to apply, H1B sponsorships available.

Responsibilities

As an Full-Stack 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 and contribute to entire code base – 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, Scala, Python, and Oracle. Inside browsers, we use a fair amount of JavaScript and CSS. Of course, the specific technologies and languages you use will vary by project and according to your own interests or specialization areas.

Qualifications

  • 1 to 5 years of experience in software engineering.
  • 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.
  • 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.

 

About IXL Learning

IXL Learning is an educational technology company that delivers an immersive learning experience — for all students, in all grades, in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. With one in 10 students already using IXL in the U.S., and over 20 billion questions asked and answered around the world, IXL is helping schools successfully use technology to improve teaching and learning.