Senior Software Engineer
Site Reliability
Posted on 3/25/2024
IXL Learning

501-1,000 employees

Online lessons for K-12 subjects
Company Overview
IXL is passionate about improving learning for all. They apply technology in thoughtful and innovative ways to unlock students' innate curiosity, creativity, and desire for knowledge.
Data & Analytics
Education

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$510M

Founded

1998

Headquarters

San Mateo, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

5%

2 year growth

23%
Locations
San Mateo, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Bash
Python
Java
AWS
Perl
Google Cloud Platform
CategoriesNew
Backend Engineering
Full-Stack Engineering
Software QA & Testing
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in computer science or a related discipline
  • 5+ years of professional hands-on software engineering or site reliability 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 observability tools and methodologies
  • 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
Responsibilities
  • Work with your team to master a variety of production technology stacks
  • Take responsibility for site performance, uptime and scalability
  • Develop and maintain accurate monitoring dashboards, alerting and runbook documentation suited to each product
  • Identify technical problems and develop solutions
  • Partner with application engineering teams to understand product needs, and help deliver scalable solutions for our customers
  • Build and propose architecture changes that will make our products more scalable and reliable