Full-Time

Senior Android Software Engineer

Updated on 5/16/2024

Duolingo

Duolingo

1,001-5,000 employees

Language learning app with gamified lessons

AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics
Education

Senior

New York, NY, USA

Required Skills
Kotlin
Software Testing
Android Development
Product Design
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • Programming experience in Kotlin on Android
  • Ability to communicate technical issues effectively to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Ability to relocate to or work in our New York office
  • 5 years of programming experience building reactive Android apps
  • Demonstrated self-direction, with a desire both to learn new techniques and mentor others
  • Outstanding leadership and negotiation skills
  • Experience designing clean and maintainable APIs
  • Experience writing unit tests and testable code
Responsibilities
  • Collaborate on software projects with product design and backend aspects
  • Develop, release, and maintain native Android application features in Kotlin
  • Mentor and set technical direction for junior engineers on the team

Duolingo offers a language learning app that utilizes gamified, data-driven lessons and incorporates insights from language learning scientists, machine learning engineers, and AI experts to enhance its effectiveness. The platform's technologies include gamification, data-driven learning, and insights from language learning scientists, machine learning, and AI.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$643.3M

Headquarters

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Founded

2011

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

10%

1 year growth

18%

2 year growth

48%

Benefits

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