Software Engineer (On-Site) at Age of Learning | Powderkeg

Location: Guadalajara Jalisco

Employment Type: External Employee

Team: Guadalajara

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_

As Age of Learning expands its product line, we are looking to hire in Guadalajara, Jalisco Mexico (Onsite). We are seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join us in developing a new product. 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, 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

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bilingual English and Spanish (verbal and written) in a business setting
  • You have 3+ years proven experience building software (games or apps), ideally, that are consumer-facing and content-driven
  • You are familiar with a varied software design paradigms and design patterns
  • You have a solid understanding of the full software development life cycle, from ideation to release
  • 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
  • Partner with teammates to deliver final production code
  • Where appropriate, mentor other developers
  • 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 experience working with game frameworks like Phaser, Pixi, 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

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.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Software Engineer (On-Site)
  • Company
    Age of Learning
  • Location
    Glendale, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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