Senior Recruiter at Duolingo

| Pittsburgh, PA
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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 most popular language-learning application in the world, with over 500 million users and over half a billion exercises completed daily. Beyond our core learning product, we have also entered into literacy with Duolingo ABC and English proficiency testing with the Duolingo English Test.

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!

You Will...

  • Handle full-cycle recruiting for business-related positions, specifically Product Management.
  • Develop a rich pipeline of top business talent through various recruiting strategies
  • Partner with hiring managers to understand current and upcoming needs and priorities
  • Manage and inspire the candidate experience; collaborate with internal interview teams to train, consult, and deliver a consistently distinct and positive experience that reflect Duolingo values
  • Identify and deliver on effective and innovative employer branding strategies
  • Analyze requisition metrics and drive recommendations to increase hiring efficiencies
  • Monitor industry and talent market trends and identify opportunities for Duolingo
  • Serve as an expert-user on our internal recruiting tools

You Have...

  • 5+ years of full-cycle Business/General and Administrative recruiting at a tech company
  • Proven ability to source and maintain relationships with world-class talent
  • Ability to work in a fast-growing and dynamic environment; inspired by the startup environment and willing to get into the details to ensure success
  • Proven dedication to follow-through and delivering results
  • High attention to detail; stellar time management and organization skills
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and problem solve independently without sacrificing quality of work
  • Proven success in communicating effectively and building strong, trusted relationships within diverse groups
  • A can-do, team mentality -- no task is too small and you’re willing to jump in when needed!
  • Ability to work or relocate to Pittsburgh, PA
  • Minimum of a baccalaureate degree
  • Flexibility and ability to travel to recruiting events, as necessary
  • Ability to lift 20 lbs, as needed for recruiting events

Exceptional Candidates Will Have...

  • Prior experience in a high-growth startup environments
  • Fluency in Greenhouse, Textio and Gem
  • Strong understanding of Talent Acquisition best practices and processes, as well as basic Marketing principles
  • An impressive Duolingo streak!


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.

We aim to return to office, and as such are requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and have received any booster doses as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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

More Information on Duolingo
Duolingo operates in the Edtech industry. The company is located in Pittsburgh, PA, New York, NY and Seattle, WA. Duolingo was founded in 2011. It has 1122 total employees. To see all 47 open jobs at Duolingo, click here.
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