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Head of Data Science
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Science
  • PhD in a quantitative field (e.g., statistics, economics, computer science, computational psychology)
  • 5 or more years or experience leading and growing teams and people
  • Strong ability to establish and advance how data-science informs product strategy. Find opportunities for impact, explain data science concepts and findings to diverse executive audiences, and build decision confidence by sharing expertise in facts and uncertainties
  • Experience with analyzing large datasets
  • Skilled in SQL, R, Python, and statistical methods to analyze behavioral data
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Be the "go to" data science partner for the senior leadership team
  • Advance Duolingo's data science capabilities and impact; integrating innovative solutions, providing thought leadership to drive business value, and cultivating close partnerships with a broad range of leaders across the company
  • Lead and grow our elite data-science team

201-500 employees

Language education platform
Company Overview
Duolingo’s mission is to make education accessible and fun. The company offers a language-learning website and mobile app.
  • Medical, dental, and vision for employees as well as eligible partners and dependents
  • Mental health benefits such as therapy sessions and coaching to support you to be your best self
  • Fertility benefits to support your family planning journey
  • Fully paid parental and adoption leave
  • Fully paid subscription to Care.com and paid backup days for dependents and your fur family
  • 401(k) with generous match and immediate vesting
  • 20 days of PTO, with two additional weeks off for winter break
  • Yearly professional development stipend
  • Transportation reimbursement for however you get to work
  • Lunch prepared daily by our in-house chefs
  • Annual international retreat for all full-time employees
  • On-site gym and massages
  • On-site game/break room
Company Core Values
  • Make learning fun
  • Universally accessible personalized education
  • Give the product away for free