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IXL Learning

Senior Software Engineer, Build & Release

🇺🇸 Hybrid - CA

🕑 Full-Time

💰 $130,000 - $200,000

💻 Software Engineering

🗓️ March 29th, 2024

IXL Learning, a leading EdTech company with products used by 15 million students worldwide, is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our Build and Release team, and help support the development, testing and delivery of our products. We are seeking engineers with a passion for supporting and maintaining the development lifecycle and deployment pipelines. We find it immensely satisfying to develop products that impact the lives of millions, and we are eager to have you join our team. #LI-JR1


  • Work with your team to master a variety of technology stacks #LI-HYBRID
  • Manage and optimize build systems, conducting refactoring and addressing bugs to ensure seamless operation
  • Take responsibility for the smooth and timely operation of our development lifecycle, including the development and maintenance of various tools 
  • Partner with application engineering teams to understand product needs, and help with the efficient testing and delivery of our products
  • Champion and promote excellent practices and processes to ensure the timely and stable delivery of our products
  • Provide support for our QA, engineering and PM teams
  • Thoroughly document the build processes, diagrams and standard procedures for clear guidance to team members


  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in computer science or a related discipline
  • 5+ years of professional hands-on software engineering or release engineering experience
  • Experience with at least one object oriented programming language like Java, C++, C
  • Experience with at least one scripting language like Python, Bash, Perl
  • Public cloud provider experience (AWS or GCP is a plus)
  • Experience with common service technologies like web servers, message queues, load balancers, and databases
  • Fluency in source control (Git) and various CI/CD tools
  • Flexibility to work with a variety of technologies and legacy systems, balanced against a passion to streamline and modernize
  • Skill at troubleshooting problems across the stack, providing both immediate fixes as well as long term solutions
  • Flexibility about work hours and being on call
  • Strong communication and time management skills

Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The base salary range for this full-time position is $130,000 to $200,000 + equity + benefits. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position. Individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.


IXL Learning is the country's largest EdTech company. We reach millions of learners through our diverse range of products. For example:

  • 1 in 4 students in the United States uses IXL.com
  • Rosetta Stone provides an immersive learning experience for 25 languages
  • Wyzant is the nation's largest community of tutors, covering 300+ subjects
  • Teachers Pay Teachers (TPT) is a comprehensive marketplace for millions of educator-created resources

Our mission is to create innovative products that will make a real, positive difference for learners and educators and we're looking for passionate, mission-minded people to join us in achieving this goal. We have a unique culture at IXL that fosters collaboration and the open exchange of ideas. We value our team and treat one another with kindness and respect. We approach our work with passion, tenacity, and authenticity. We find it immensely satisfying to develop products that impact the lives of millions and we are eager to have you join our team.

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.