Engineering Manager (Seattle)

An engineering leader to join a world-class company with a world-changing mission. 

Duolingo is the most popular language learning application in the world, with over 300 million users. We are passionate about education, fact-based decision making, and elegant solutions to cross-functional problems; if that sounds like you, then come join us as we build the next-generation learning company! 

As an Engineering Manager at Duolingo, you have the technical chops to provide technical leadership and the people skills to manage a team of engineers. You manage your team’s goals, contribute to overall product strategy and develop your the software engineers on your team.  Our teams work on a variety of projects including learning improvements, monetization, growth, and new initiatives.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage a team of software engineers, including task planning and code reviews.
  • Drive technical projects and provide leadership in an innovative and fast-paced environment.
  • Be responsible for the overall planning, execution and success of complex technical projects.
  • Work closely with business, product management and design to ensure we are building the best products.
  • Contribute technically to projects.

Requirements:
  • B.A./B.S. in Computer Science or a related field.
  • Relevant work experience, including industry experience.
  • Demonstrated expertise in problem solving and technical innovation.
  • Technical management experience managing teams consisting of five or more.
  • People management skills, proven track record of mentoring and coaching team members.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work in the Greater Seattle Area

Exception candidates will have: 
  • Master's degree or PhD in Computer Science or related field.
  • Extensive engineering experience in fast-growing, consumer-facing, data-driven startups.

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Duolingo is an innovative, fun company with top engineers, designers, marketers, linguists, and business people driven by a mission to provide free education to the world.  We have over 150 people from 25 different countries, and expect to have 200 within the next year. 

2018: Inc. Best Places to Work 
2018: Entrepreneur Top Company Culture List
2018, 2017, 2013: Fast Company The World's Most Innovative Companies

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