University Grad Machine Learning Engineer – MASTERS ONLY (USA)

San Francisco, CA, US | Palo Alto, 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.

PLEASE ONLY APPLY FOR THIS POSITION ONCE – USA.  Location preferences are specified within the job title. Multiple applications may delay our recruitment process.

As a Machine Learning Engineer, you’ll work on tackling new challenges in machine learning and artificial intelligence. You’ll join our engineering teams as we maneuver through exponential growth and massive scale while building awesome products and features, creating visually rich experiences, spearheading the discovery problem, and pinpointing tomorrow’s engineering challenges. 

What you’ll do:

  • Contribute to cutting-edge research in machine learning and artificial intelligence that can be applied to Pinterest problems
  • Collect, analyze, and synthesize findings from data and build intelligent data-driven model
  • Write clean, efficient, and sustainable code
  • Use machine learning, natural language processing, and graph analysis to solve modeling and ranking problems across discovery, ads and search
  • Design, build, and test models to predict engagement for notifications (push, emails, in-app notifications)
  • Build content recommendation systems to power our push, email, and in-app notifications
  • Work on state-of-the-art large-scale applied machine learning projects
  • Scope and independently solve moderately complex problems

What we’re looking for:

  • Masters in Computer Science, ML, NLP, Statistics, Information Sciences or related field
  • Machine Learning (ranking, computer vision, NLP, content recommendations, embedding, information retrieval etc all ok)
  • Experience with big data technologies (e.g., Hadoop/Spark) and scalable realtime systems that process stream data
  • Mastery of at least one systems languages (Java, C++, Python) or one ML framework (Tensorflow, Pytorch, MLFlow)
  • Strong communicator and team player. Being able to find solutions for open-ended problems.


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.