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Machine Learning Engineer, Ads Ranking

 

Machine Learning Engineer, Ads Ranking

  • Palo Alto, California, United States
  • San Francisco, California, United States
  • Full-time
  • Monetization

Pinterest is one of the fastest growing online ad platforms, and our success depends on building conversion and click machine learning models to improve the conversion of pinners on Pinterest ads. We’re looking for a senior software engineer with experience in ads delivery, conversion optimization, machine learning and pacing to develop new data-driven techniques to boost the delivery of conversion ads. You’ll be joining an early stage fast paced team that is growing quickly and laying the foundation for Pinterest’s business success.

What you’ll do:

  • Design features and build large-scale machine learning models to improve ad targeting, relevance, and engagement
  • Develop new techniques for inferring user interests from online activity
  • Mine text and visual signals to better understand promoted pin relevance
  • Architect new systems for doing ad optimization at internet scale
  • Work with product and sales teams to design and implement new ad products

What we're looking for:

  • 5+ years of industry software engineering experience
  • Industry experience in ads, machine learning, information retrieval 
  • Experience in ads ranking is a plus

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