Engineering Manager, Duolingo Events
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Duolingo has changed the way people learn languages, and we are
laser-focused on our long-term mission of giving everyone in the
world access to high-quality education.
The New Initiatives area owns many of the most ambitious 0-to-1
projects at the company. You'll own one of the projects in the
area, and be responsible for finding product/market fit as well as
growing its reach.
As an Engineering Manager in New Initiatives, you will partner
with cross-functional peers in determining which projects the team
should work on, collaborating with stakeholders and engineering
teams across the company, creating technical specifications and
roadmaps, and working alongside your team to deliver features.
- Manage a team of software engineers, including task planning
and code reviews.
- Plan, write and review service specifications to determine how
Duolingo's infrastructure is architected.
- 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 across the Engineering organization to ensure we
are building the best products.
- Identify best practices and tools to develop to maximize the
ability to build and maintain scalable services and execute on
- Be hands-on and contribute technically to projects.
- B.A./B.S. in Computer Science or a related field
- Demonstrated expertise in problem solving and technical
- Excellent communication skills
- Solid people management experience, with a proven track record
of mentoring and coaching team members
- Demonstrated technical experience in distributed systems
- Ability to travel to Duolingo's Pittsburgh, PA headquarters
Exceptional candidates will have...
- Extensive engineering experience in fast-growing,
consumer-facing, data-driven startups
- Solid experience in modern web engineering technologies (React,
Typescript, Node.js ...)
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