Senior Data Scientist, Marketing

    • New York, NY

Leverage cutting-edge technologies and user data to build advanced marketing analytics solutions from scratch and drive marketing results.

Data is the bread-and-butter of Duolingo. Join our team of data scientists and use our database of rich user data to generate insights to guide marketing efforts for products with 300 million learners worldwide. We are passionate about educating our users, making fact-based decisions, and finding elegant solutions to complex problems. While we take our mission to heart, we don’t take ourselves too seriously; we are creative, and we have fun at work everyday. If this sounds like you, then come help us build the next-generation learning company! 


  • Derive insights from data and apply advanced statistical methods to model user behavior, media performance, and attribution
  • Lead and develop marketing experiments to create and optimize campaigns, using incremental testing and hold out lift tests
  • Develop custom approaches to audience segmentation, identification, and testing for advertising and CRM channels
  • Own data pipeline and reporting infrastructure for the marketing team and drive measurable results through data-informed insights
  • Own dashboards, reports, and forecasts
  • Ensure the quality of our tracking and data
  • Help preserve our culture of fact-based decision making as we scale


  • Understanding of digital media (search, display, social) and CRM (email, push, notifications)
  • BS or MS degree in a quantitative field (e.g.: statistics, economics, computer science)
  • Previous experience analyzing large datasets and communicating results
  • Skilled in SQL, R, Python, and/or statistical methods to analyze behavioral data
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills

Exceptional Candidates Will Have:

  • Experience with “big data” technologies like Redshift, Hadoop, Hive, BigQuery
  • Experience articulating business questions and using available data to find answers that translate into product recommendations
  • Demonstrated self-direction, with a desire both to learn new techniques and teach others
  • Programming experience in Java or Scala a plus

Duolingo provides free language education to users all over the world through the web and its mobile apps.

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