Android Engineer, Video Platform

San Francisco, CA, US
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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.

Video is becoming one of the most important content formats in the Pinterest ecosystem. We are looking for a seasoned Android engineer to help us build a high performance custom video player that brings the best viewing experience to our 450M+ Pinners. You will be working in a small and fast-paced team that consists of both video backend and client engineers.

What you’ll do:

  • Help design and build a core media player framework that handles both file based and adaptive streaming content.
  • Help design and build player components such as networking, preloading and caching.
  • Work closely with other video engineers to define and implement optimizations for playback quality of experience.
  • Analyze performance metrics and identify opportunities for improvement.

What we’re looking for:

  • 3+ years of experience building Android applications.
  • Proficiency in Java and Kotlin. 
  • Solid understanding of concurrent programming, memory management and I/O.
  • Strong communication skills and great product sense.


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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Mar Camps