Software Engineer (Mid-Level to Senior)

Age of Learning

Age of Learning

Software Engineering
Posted on Monday, May 1, 2023
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,® Early Learning Academy, is an award-winning comprehensive curriculum for children. Adventure Academy, the first AAA education 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
We are seeking experienced Software Engineers to join the My Reading 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.


  • 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
  • Partner with teammates to deliver final production code
  • Where appropriate, mentor other developers

Required Qualifications:

  • Proven experience building software (games or apps), ideally, that are consumer-facing and content-driven
  • Familiar with software design paradigms and design patterns
  • Have solid understanding of the full software development life cycle
  • Experienced with performance tuning and optimization techniques for front-end systems
  • Can write documented, unit-testable code that is compliant with our company coding conventions and standards
  • Excellent attention to detail and are rigorous in self-testing code and delivering high-quality work
  • Analytical thinker capable of translating business requirements and wireframes into application architecture

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree or related subject
  • Experience working in a recent version of Flutter or Unity
  • Experience working with Dart, C#, or similar statically typed C-like languages
  • Experience working in an Agile development framework
  • Educational and/or puzzle game development experience
The estimated salary range for a new hire into this position is $110,000 USD to $135,000 USD. Salary may vary depending on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location.
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