Software Engineer, Creator Product

San Francisco

Pinterest brings millions of people the inspiration to create a life they love for everything; whether that be tonight’s dinner, next summer’s vacation, or a dream house down the road. We're looking for a Software Engineer who's passionate about building end-to-end product features and has a  profound understanding of complex backend systems that would power such experiences.

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What You'll Do :
  • Build products that help millions of Pinners discover inspirations for their lives
  • Contribute to and lead each step of the product development process, from ideation to implementation to release; from rapidly prototyping, running A/B tests, to architecting and building solutions that can scale to support millions of users
  • Work with cross-functional peers(PM, Design) to define the product roadmap
  • Architect robust backend services that would talk to various parts of the Pinterest tech stack as well as our client apps
  • Analyze and visualize data to drive product insights and to inform our decisions
  • Create new signals and incorporate them to further personalize Pinners’ experiences on Pinterest
  • Think creatively to solve the user problem with holistic, simple yet powerful solutions
What We're Looking For :
  • Experiences in building consumer-facing products on multiple platforms with a focus on server-side logic for a rapidly iterating product
  • Proficiency in common backend tech stacks for RESTful API, storage, caching and data processing
  • Strong command of data that could help improve the user experiences
  • Strong communication skills and great product intuitions

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