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Software Engineer (Mid-Senior Level)

Age of Learning

Age of Learning

Software Engineering
Remote
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024
Company Overview:
Age of Learning® is the leading education technology innovator, creating engaging and effective learning resources to help children build a strong foundation for academic success and a lifelong love of learning. Our research-based digital education programs have proven efficacy in increasing children’s learning gains, and our curriculum is developed by an experienced team of education experts. Age of Learning’s flagship product, ABCmouse.com® Early Learning Academy, is an award-winning comprehensive curriculum for children. Adventure Academy, a massively multiplayer online game (MMO), provides elementary-and middle-school-age learners the opportunity to build critical knowledge in language, arts, math, science, social studies, and more in a fun and safe virtual world. The company’s School Solutions Programs include My Math Academy® , an adaptive, personalized program that helps students master foundational math concepts, and My Reading Academy™, which helps young learners become fluent readers and build a foundation for reading comprehension and literacy. With over 10 billion learning activities completed by more than 50 million children worldwide, Age of Learning is a global leader in efforts to advance equity, access, and opportunity for all children. To learn more about Age of Learning, visit www.AgeofLearning.com.
Summary:
We are seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join the My Math Academy product team. You will help us build high-performance web and mobile applications using existing standards and conventions, and you will also contribute to the product architecture.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify, design, and develop features and functionality within applications for deployment to Android, iOS, and Web
  • Develop extensible and dynamic game templates
  • Solve complex problems with concise and straightforward architectural solutions
  • Ensure code quality through unit testing and code reviews
  • Participate in new technology and technical solution evaluation and provide recommendations
  • Perform hands-on development within existing code/products as well as new projects
  • Coordinate with your team to define development timeframes, dependencies, and areas of risk to be considered in project planning
  • Collaborate with design and production teams to ensure layouts, animations, audios, and graphical assets are efficiently integrated into application features while preserving artistic integrity and performance
  • Partner with teammates to deliver final production code
  • Where appropriate, mentor other developers

Minimum Qualifications:

  • You have 4+ years proven experience building software (games or apps), ideally, that are consumer-facing and content-driven
  • You are familiar with software design paradigms and design patterns
  • You have a solid understanding of the full software development life cycle
  • You are experienced with performance tuning and optimization techniques for front-end systems
  • You write documented, unit-testable code that is compliant with our company coding conventions and standards
  • You have excellent attention to detail and are rigorous in self-testing code and delivering high-quality work
  • You are an analytical thinker capable of translating business requirements and wireframes into application architecture

Preferred Qualifications:

  • You earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree or related subject
  • You have worked in a recent version of Flutter or Unity
  • You have worked with Dart, C#, or similar statically typed C-like languages
  • You have experience working in an Agile development framework
  • You have educational and/or puzzle game development experience
Age of Learning currently provides:
• 90% of employee health and welfare benefits premiums & 65% of dependent benefits premiums
• A 401(k) program with employer match
• 15 paid vacation days (increases to 20 days on your 3-year anniversary), 11 observed national paid holidays plus 9 sick days
• Our flexible work culture means 2 or more days in the office (hybrid) or 100% fully remote options available for most positions
Please Note:
We are aware that an unknown group is using our name to conduct employment scams. Emails coming from the domain “ageoflearningcareers.com” are not legitimate and do not represent Age of Learning, Inc. If you have any concerns about the validity of any communications regarding employment with Age of Learning, Inc., please contact us at HR@AofL.com.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Age of Learning, Inc. (the “Company”) is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, domestic partner status, genetic information, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.
Age of Learning, Inc. (the “Company”) will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to EEOC requirements and applicable state laws.