Our mission at Duolingo is to develop the best education in the world and make it universally available. We started by building the Duolingo app, which is now the most popular language-learning app in the world with over 500 million users and over half a billion exercises completed daily.
Come join New Initiatives at Duolingo to help shape the future of the company by building new products from the ground up! In New Initiatives we develop products to expand beyond the core language learning application. Example products include Duolingo Events for practicing real-life conversation and Duolingo ABC for learning to read and write.
As an Engineering Manager you will have the opportunity to grow as a software engineer, engineering leader and entrepreneur. In this role, you’ll join Duolingo’s rapidly growing engineering organization to lead some of the company’s most innovative projects from end to end, collaborate on product and business strategy and lead world-class engineers.
Lead engineering on a team developing a new product
Collaborate with product managers, designers and marketers
Find opportunities and deliver on projects that have significant impact on the team’s most important metrics
Develop and evolve product strategy with co-leads and senior leadership
Mentor and grow team engineers by leading by example and supporting career development
Identify opportunities and tools to help the team move at a fast pace
Experience in leading a software engineering team and setting technical direction
Experience working across job functions (design, product, marketing)
Experience developing zero to one projects
Strong written and verbal communication skills
B.A./B.S. in Computer Science or a related field
Exceptional Candidates Will Have...
Experience in fast-growing, consumer-facing, data-driven startups, ideally mobile app based
Master's degree or PhD in Computer Science or a related field
We will do everything we can within reason to make sure that your interview takes place in an environment that fairly and accurately assesses your skills. If you need assistance or accommodation, please contact your recruiter.
We aim to return to office, and as such are requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and have received any booster doses as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Take a peek at how we care for our employees' holistic well-being with our benefits here.