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Android Software Engineer (Senior/Staff/Senior Staff)



Software Engineering
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Our mission at Duolingo is to develop the best education in the world and make it universally available. But we’ve got more left to do — and that’s where you come in!

Duolingo is the world's most popular learning app. Beyond our core learning product, we also offer English proficiency testing with the Duolingo English Test, and are bringing new subjects into the Duolingo app, where people can develop their Math and Music skills.

We are passionate about educating our users, making fact-based decisions, and finding innovative solutions to complex problems. We offer meaningful work, limitless learning opportunities, and collaboration with world-class minds. Come brighten your life and over half a billion more!

Note: This role is open to considering engineers across various levels (Senior, Staff, or Senior Staff). If moved forward, your recruiter will discuss in more details!

Read about the technical problems our Engineers work on

Below you can find more information about teams we're hiring for

Music team:

  • As an Android engineer on the Music team, you will help build the technology that changes how people around the world learn Music. The features that you ship will help learners to develop core music skills light sight reading and ear training in a fun, engaging way. We’re looking for engineers who love building new products and features and bring fresh ideas about teaching Music on mobile devices.

You Will...

  • 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

You Have...

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • Programming experience in Kotlin on Android
  • The ability to communicate technical issues effectively to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Ability to work from or relocate to Pittsburgh, PA.

Exceptional Candidates Will Have...

  • A minimum of 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

We invest in and support our Duos! This role is eligible for a robust compensation package of base salary, equity, and Duolingo’s world-class benefits. The starting base salary range for this role is, $148,800 - $274,600. Actual salary may vary based on level, work experience, performance, and other factors evaluated during the hiring process.

We will do everything we can within reason to make sure that your interview takes place in an environment that fairly and accurately assesses your skills. If you need assistance or accommodation, please contact your recruiter.

Take a peek at how we care for our employees' holistic well-being with our benefits here.

Duolingo is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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