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Data Scientist II

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Description

About Pinterest:

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. In your role, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping Pinners make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

Creating a life you love also means finding a career that celebrates the unique perspectives and experiences that you bring. As you read through the expectations of the position, consider how your skills and experiences may complement the responsibilities of the role. We encourage you to think through your relevant and transferable skills from prior experiences.

Our new progressive work model is called PinFlex, a term that’s uniquely Pinterest to describe our flexible approach to living and working. Visit our PinFlex landing page to learn more.

The Trust & Safety team is dedicated to ensuring that all Pinners have a safe experience on Pinterest. This includes tackling challenging adversarial problems at scale, detecting policy-violating content, and ensuring Pinterest is legally-compliant. We’re looking for an analyst to analyze data and create strong signals and strategies to minimize abuse on the platform. This is a high-visibility role that touches almost every product area at Pinterest.

What you’ll do:

  • Protect users on Pinterest from bad actors and problematic trends
  • Analyze intelligence sources to scope problems and identify monitoring strategies
  • Prototype proactive detection and monitoring solutions
  • Partner closely with Product Managers, Engineers, Policy and Operations to devise and execute on new strategies for combating abuse on Pinterest
  • Make actionable recommendations to Product, Policy, Operations, and Engineering to improve Pinterest’s Trust & Safety ecosystem
  • Standardize and automate workflows to scale existing processes

What we’re looking for:

  • 2+ years of experience working with / analyzing data
  • Technical background or relevant work experience in Trust & Safety, Fraud, Spam, Investigations, or Cyber
  • Proficiency in SQL and at least one programming language (Python or R)
  • Basic knowledge of machine learning lifecycle and experience with implementing or improving machine learning models
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts clearly to cross-functional stakeholders

Relocation Statement:

This position is not eligible for relocation assistance. Visit our PinFlex page to learn more about our working model.

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Our Commitment to Diversity:

Pinterest is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best qualified people in every job. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic under federal, state, or local law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you require an accommodation during the job application process, please notify accessibility@pinterest.com for support.

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