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Manager I, Machine Learning - Homefeed Ranking, Product Enablement

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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.

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.

What you will do:

  • Manage the Homefeed Ranking (Product Enablement) engineering team. The team is an advanced ML engineering team building end-to-end ranking solutions for the latest & greatest product features on the Homefeed: modules, tabs, landing pages for modules + tabs and more. This team’s work is directly impactful to Homefeed recommendations which contributes to a huge part of Pinterest impressions, engagement, revenue and most importantly the Pinner experience.
  • Lead a group of ML experts to apply cutting edge ML techniques to the ranking tech stack.
  • Partner with engineering teams on shopping, engagement and content to advance key company OKRs.
  • Work with cross-functional partners to build roadmaps, plan and execute team strategies.

What we are looking for:

  • Ph.D. with 5+ years or Masters with 6+ years of industry experience working on production machine learning systems at scale, including recommendation, search and/or ads systems.
  • 1+ years experience on managing or tech leading ML engineering teams with 5+ engineers.
  • Experience in working with user-facing products.
  • Experience in working in cross team collaborations, good communication skills.
  • Experience working on newest ML frontiers, e.g. LLM.
  • Experience working at established companies with large volumes of data.

Relocation Statement:

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



At Pinterest we believe the workplace should be equitable, inclusive, and inspiring for every employee. In an effort to provide greater transparency, we are sharing the base salary range for this position. The position is also eligible for equity. Final salary is based on a number of factors including location, travel, relevant prior experience, or particular skills and expertise.

Information regarding the culture at Pinterest and benefits available for this position can be found here.

US based applicants only
$125,630—$258,470 USD

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 for support.

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