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Platform Engineer – Senior/Staff/Senior Staff

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Duolingo

Duolingo

1,001-5,000 employees

Language learning app with gamified lessons

AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics
Education

Compensation Overview

$148.8k - $274.6kAnnually

+ Equity

Senior, Expert

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Category
DevOps & Infrastructure
Platform Engineering
Cloud Engineering
Required Skills
Chef
Puppet
Docker
AWS
Terraform
Ansible
Linux/Unix
Requirements
  • Relevant work experience, including industry experience.
  • Experience with one or more configuration management (Ansible, Puppet, Chef) or infrastructure management tools (Terraform, CloudFormation)
  • Familiarity with containerization runtimes (Docker, rkt)
  • Functional knowledge of Linux system administration and automation
  • Extensive experience in fast-growing, consumer-facing, data-driven startups, ideally mobile app based
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • Experience running a large infrastructure on AWS or Google Cloud
Responsibilities
  • Design and implement tools that help engineering teams focus on shipping features, while ensuring cost-efficient, secure, and reliable infrastructure
  • Streamline operational and development practices to provide an effective self-service platform to other Duolingo engineers
  • Monitor infrastructure, develop strategies to manage costs within budget, and control capacity

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

9%

1 year growth

17%

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