Software Engineering Manager role at IXL in Raleigh

IXL in Raleigh is hiring a Software Engineering Manager

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 14 million students worldwide, is seeking a Software Engineering Manager to manage a team of talented engineers and provide hands-on technical and project leadership. You will participate directly in software design and engineering, help develop the team by mentoring and coaching, and create processes that ensure productivity and efficiency. At IXL, we find it immensely satisfying to develop products that impact the lives of millions, and we are eager to have you join our team.

This is a full-time position with a hybrid schedule in our Raleigh, NC office.


  • Manage and build a high-performance team of dynamic and talented engineers, engineering leads, and engineering managers to create world-class mobile educational experiences
  • Enable efficient delivery of invaluable iOS and Android applications supporting educators in the ever-evolving education landscape
  • Drive technical excellence across teams, elevating skills and practices from design to release
  • Empower and motivate the team, fostering enthusiasm, growth, and professional development
  • Illuminate the company's vision, mission, and values, instilling a deep sense of purpose and direction in each team member
  • Collaborate seamlessly with the broader development team, prioritizing work and spearheading initiatives for outstanding results


  • At least 7 years of direct experience in software engineering and 2 years of engineering management
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in computer science or a related discipline
  • Excellent programming skills in Java or another object-oriented language
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Exceptional analytical reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Passion for improving education through technology