Backend Engineer, Emerging Products

San Francisco, CA, US
Regular
Engineering
1879319
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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.

Pinterest TwoTwenty is a small team of engineers, designers, product managers, and others dedicated to exploring the future of products at Pinterest. We are looking for a backend engineer who can help us explore and ship a variety of forward-looking product opportunities that help people create a life they love.

What you’ll do:

  • Prototype new product ideas to help explore viability
  • Develop production-ready features and apps for public release that can scale to support millions of users
  • Develop core platform technologies to enable rapid prototyping of new features and products
  • Work with PMs and Designers to contribute to product ideation and strategy
  • Analyze and visualize data to drive product insights and to inform our decisions
  • Contribute best-in-class programming skills to develop highly innovative consumer-facing web products

What we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience in backend development
  • Experience in translating abstract product needs into a technical vision
  • Ability to design and work with multiple layers: the API, data storage & architecture, data retrieval
  • Strong communication skills and product sense

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We’re growing rapidly throughout Latin America and Mexico! Check out our open positions and learn more about Pinterest’s exciting opportunities in these regions.

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Meet the people behind the product.

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