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Senior Manager
Performance and Careers
Posted on 11/10/2022
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Experience Level
  • Exceptional process management and operations ability. You can take hundreds of leaders and employees through a multi-step process, while driving high-quality decisions, maintaining accurate records and detailed documentation, and finding efficiencies
  • Exceptional judgment about ambiguous performance and talent situations, both organizational and individual
  • Ability to design company-wide talent solutions big and small that are effective, but also pragmatic, consistent with company culture, and scalable
  • Ability to communicate about performance and career development in a way that resonates with many audiences (non-experts, company-wide and executive-level, globally, etc.) in a variety of settings and channels
  • Ability to work with and troubleshoot talent technologies
  • Collaboration and resilience to drive iterative, cross-functional processes and change in a high-growth environment
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of experience executing company-wide performance cycles or other high-judgment, leader-facing, operations-heavy people programs independently
  • 2+ years of experience helping build frameworks to enable career growth or helping individuals navigate careers
  • Ability to work full-time from or relocate to Pittsburgh, PA
  • Experience implementing pioneering performance and career development approaches and technologies for the tech industry
  • Advanced education or experience in an HR, organization effectiveness, or career development field
  • Passion for language learning or education
  • Lead and administer the company-wide processes for performance reviews, promotion decisions, talent reviews, and manager evaluations
  • Build or improve talent solutions such as career ladders, internal mobility, HIPO identification, and/or leadership planning, as needed by a growing company
  • Provide expert consultation on function-specific and individual needs related to performance management or career development

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