Full-Time

Staff Software Engineer

Pinterest

Pinterest

5,001-10,000 employees

Visual discovery engine for finding ideas

Data & Analytics
AI & Machine Learning
Consumer Goods

Senior, Expert

Toronto, ON, Canada

Required Skills
Chef
Python
Ruby
Apache Kafka
Docker
AWS
Go
Elasticsearch
Terraform
Ansible
Hadoop
Linux/Unix
Requirements
  • Strong knowledge of Linux/Unix/BSD internals and experience working with open source software
  • Experience with technologies such as ElasticSearch, ZooKeeper, HBase, Hadoop, Memcache, and Kafka
  • 5+ years of experience with programming languages (Python, Golang, Ruby, etc.)
  • Infrastructure as code a plus (e.g. Terraform, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt, Fabric, Docker, etc.)
  • Experience with deploying web apps to cloud infrastructure (AWS, etc.) and working with distributed, service-oriented architecture
Responsibilities
  • Develop software solutions to enable reliability and operability of large scale distributed systems
  • Build a deep understanding of how Pinterest’s systems behave, scale, interact and fail
  • Build tools and automation to eliminate toil and reduce operational overhead
  • Automate critical portions of Pinterest’s engineering processes
  • Manage capacity and performance to help scale our infrastructure both on public and private clouds around the world

Pinterest stands out as a unique platform that harnesses the power of visual discovery, offering an extensive dataset of over 200 billion ideas, making it a treasure trove for those seeking inspiration in various aspects of life. The company's culture is rooted in creativity and inclusivity, fostering an environment where over 430 million global users can explore, plan, and actualize their dreams. With its unique blend of technology and creativity, Pinterest has positioned itself as a leader in the social media industry, providing a distinct and personalized user experience that sets it apart from competitors.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$2.9B

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2010

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

13%

1 year growth

23%

2 year growth

47%

Benefits

Flexible and generous vacation and holidays

Global year-end paid company holiday closure

Comprehensive mental and physical health benefits for you and your family

Retirement plans that allow for tax savings

Fitness offerings

Personal and professional development resources

Adoption support, paid parental leave, egg freezing (in the US) and other family building benefits

Discounts and perks

Meals and snacks in the office