Full-Time

Senior Technical Program Manager

Posted on 5/24/2024

Duolingo

Duolingo

1,001-5,000 employees

Language learning app with gamified lessons

AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics
Education

Senior

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience as TPM, Engineering Lead, or Manager
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent degree or experience
  • Ability to work from or relocate to Pittsburgh, PA
Responsibilities
  • Own the delivery of strategic, high-impact cross-functional initiatives from conceptualization to launch
  • Partner with functions across the company—such as engineering, QA, product management, and executive leadership—to ensure communication and alignment across teams and to further collaboration across functions
  • Leverage deep technical expertise to develop detailed plans with key milestones and goals, identify and mitigate risks, solve for dependencies, remove impediments, and ensure timely and smooth project launches
  • Identify issues impacting delivery efficiency company wide and quickly take action to resolve them, working collaboratively with leadership and other relevant partners
  • Drive decisions when difficult tradeoffs must be made; serve as role model for navigating problems with analytical approach and calming demeanor
  • Guide and train others on standard processes so that all product and engineering teams run more smoothly thanks to you, even when you are not involved day to day.

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

11%

1 year growth

19%

2 year growth

38%

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