Software Engineer, Traffic

Seattle, WA, US | 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.

Pinterest’s Traffic Engineering team is seeking a software engineer to build and run our large-scale web production network to ensure Pinterest’s site reliability. You’ll design, build, and maintain our service-to-service traffic management systems and infrastructure that handle billions of page views per month.

What you’ll do:

  • Use Envoy to solve traffic engineering problems
  • Maintain Service Framework in multiple languages
  • Consult with internal teams to solve network-related issues
  • Design and implement service discovery in a hybrid environment

What we’re looking for:

  • 4+ years software development experience 
  • Experience developing with modern C++ projects like Envoy Proxy
  • Experience with network protocols like gRPC, HTTP/2, and thrift
  • Programming competence in multiple languages


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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