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30 Sep 2020

Full-Time Senior Software Engineer, Data

Age of Learning – Posted by michael.crosby Glendale, California, United States

Job Description

Age of Learning is a leading education technology innovator based in Glendale, California, with a talented team of more than 600 individuals comprised of nationally-renowned educators, curriculum experts, developers, artists, writers, designers, engineers, producers, product managers, analysts and marketing experts! Together we develop engaging, effective digital learning technology and content to help children build a strong academic foundation for lifelong success.
Our flagship product Early Learning Academy® is a comprehensive online curriculum and the #1 digital learning product for young children. To-date, more than 30 million children worldwide have completed over 7 billion Learning Activities on ABCmouse. We recently launched Adventure Academy, the first massively multiplayer online (MMO) game designed specifically to help elementary- and middle-school-aged children learn. It features thousands of engaging Learning Activities—including minigames, books, original animated and live action series, and more—in a fun and safe virtual world. Other Age of Learning programs include immersive English language learning products for children in China and Japan; ReadingIQ, a digital library and literacy platform; and a groundbreaking personalized, adaptive digital learning system that individualizes math instruction for every child through AI-driven technology.
We are committed to helping all children succeed. We provide our educational programs at no cost to teachers, Head Start programs, public libraries, and other community organizations, and have served millions of children through these initiatives. We recently established the Age of Learning Foundation to expand this work globally.
As we expand our global reach and increase the educational impact of our programs, we’re looking for passionate, ambitious, and collaborative leaders to become a part of our growing team.
We are seeking a full-time in-house Software Engineer to join our Data Engineering team. This person will be helping us develop high performance, high throughput services using modern technologies and techniques.


  • Design, develop, test, implement, document and support Data & Analytics systems which adhere to software engineering best practices.
  • Proactively identify and resolve operational issues.
  • Ensure testing and validation mechanisms are in place so that data transformations are verified, complete, documented and meet SLAs.
  • Execute projects on tight deadlines in a fast-paced matrixed organization collaborating with multiple product engineering teams.
  • Advocate and participate in Agile/Scrum practice to ensure process health

Required Qualifications:

  • Able to leverage abstraction to solve complex problems
  • Experience designing and building scalable data systems
  • Excellent DevOps skills (preference for AWS experience)
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Knows dimensional modeling for data warehousing
  • Fluent in a general-purpose programming language (preference for Python)
  • Understands how to leverage both functional and object-oriented programming
  • Great at data mining
  • Extensive exposure to Agile workflows
  • Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Good time management skills
  • Can work iteratively, defining requirements as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with columnar data formats
  • Experience with Snowflake
  • Experience with ML pipelines
  • Experience with A/B Testing and related optimization across desktop and mobile
  • Experience working in Educational Technology companies and competitive landscape


We Provide:
Medical, Dental, Vision + 401k
Highly competitive PTO policy
Casual Dress Code
Snacks + Drinks (Coca Cola Freestyle Machine)
Gaming room including an Arcade (2,000+ games)
Frequent team and company outings
Limitless opportunities for professional growth!

How to Apply to apply to this and our other openings.  Please also email Mike Crosby to let us know you applied at  

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

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