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Staff Software Engineer - Developer Enablement Platform

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Description

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.

The Developer Enablement Platform team is responsible for empowering Pinterest developers by delivering a unified, intuitive platform experience that streamlines workflows and fosters innovation. As a staff software engineer on the team, you will play a key role in designing and building the core infrastructure and tools that make up this platform, including a centralized developer portal, software catalog, engineering intelligence capabilities, and self-service automation. You'll work closely with platform developers, SRE teams, and leadership to understand pain points, identify opportunities for optimization, and drive the technical roadmap to measurably improve engineering productivity and platform adoption across Pinterest.

What you’ll do:

  • Design and build core components of Pinterest's Developer Enablement Platform, including the developer portal, software catalog, engineering intelligence tools, and self-service automation workflows
  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to identify pain points, gather requirements, and drive the platform roadmap to measurably improve engineering productivity and efficiency
  • Implement data-driven optimizations and proactive insights to streamline development workflows, reduce bottlenecks, and minimize friction for Pinterest engineers
  • Champion software reuse, maintainability, and best practices through the promotion and adoption of the software catalog and other platform capabilities
  • Contribute to the overall platform strategy, technology choices, and architectural decisions that impact Pinterest's entire engineering organization

What we’re looking for:

  • Strong technical expertise in designing and building large-scale, distributed systems and developer tools using modern technologies and architectural patterns
  • Experience with DevOps practices, CI/CD pipelines, workflow automation, and infrastructure-as-code
  • Familiarity with data analytics, metrics, and dashboarding to derive actionable insights and drive data-informed decision making
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to navigate ambiguity, prioritize high-impact initiatives, and deliver measurable results in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and influence stakeholders at all levels

Relocation Statement:

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

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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, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member) or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws. 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 accessibility@pinterest.com for support.
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