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Software Engineer II

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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.

We’re looking for founding members of “Survey Platform”, a new team of our Growth Platform engineering group. You’ll take ownership of our survey tools and be pivotal in driving the platform’s future direction. The Growth Platform team builds tools, infrastructure, and platforms to enable other teams to drive user engagement and growth, and to improve their user experience.

What you’ll do:

  • Impact & Mission, join a brand-new team in a rapidly growing engineering group in Pinterest's largest international office. Take leadership and establish the survey platform, clients, and infrastructure.
  • Pinterest Global Growth, build tools to increase our product relevance and understanding around the world, working with our talented partners in marketing, data science, research, and core product teams.
  • Feature & Platform Development, work across all parts of the stack and be flexible working with different technologies.
    • Improve the Survey Platform backend to handle more types of use cases, while serving hundreds of millions of requests daily.
    • Modernize the survey frontend clients, fully utilizing our open-source Gestalt design system.
    • Build “self-serve / no code” surveys that can be easily configured and deployed in our admin portal.
    • Unifying our communications channels (email, surveys, experiences…), to better target and personalize the in-app experience for our users.
  • Collaboration, work in dynamic and diverse environments alongside engineering, product, international experts, marketing, research, data science, and growth teams.
  • Evangelization across engineering to implement and adopt best practices to simplify our codebase and promote growth.

What we’re looking for:

  • 4+ years of full stack development, leading and building successful products.
  • Python and React is preferred, but we are open to people with other stacks (backend + a modern web framework) who can learn and adapt.
  • An interest in building tools for technical and non-technical users that improve the daily lives and effectiveness of these individuals.
  • Self-driven and openness to learn quickly, explore, flexibility without being afraid to dig deep.

Relocation Statement:

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



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 for support.
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