Software Engineer - Intern

Engineering | San Mateo, CA


As a Software Engineer Intern, you will work as a member of our engineering team to add features to our site. You will find and use the best technologies to add features to our successful products as well as to build 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 the best product to meet the needs of our users, who are students and teachers in all 50 states and over 190 countries.

Qualifications

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

Technology 

Our server-side stack currently includes Linux, Apache, Java, 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.

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.

IXL on campus

We want to meet you! Each year IXL visits college campuses across the country looking for talented interns and new graduates to join our team. Stay tuned for a schedule of our on-campus visits during the spring.

About IXL

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.

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