Staff Machine Learning Engineer

Growth Engineering

Updated on 5/3/2024



5,001-10,000 employees

Visual inspiration platform with shopping features

AI & Machine Learning
Consumer Goods
Data & Analytics

Senior, Expert

Palo Alto, CA, USA + 1 more

Required Skills
Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • MS/PhD in Computer Science, ML, NLP, Statistics, Information Sciences or related fields
  • 5+ years of industry experience in machine learning in industry and 1+ years of TL in use cases with large scale: content/user understanding, recommendation systems, information retrieval, or search
  • Hands-on experience working with large scale ML modeling development and productization
  • Effective collaborator working with cross functional partners and an excellent communicator
  • Experience with Generative AI and LLM are a plus
  • Own the vision and strategy of ML-based product solutions for Pinterest’s largest user acquisition channel: SEO
  • Work side-by-side with backend/fullstack product engineers, data scientists, and a sister frontend user experience team to drive growth via SEO traffic for Pinterest
  • Leverage LLM/GenAI and other latest innovations to transform the content corpus we surface to search engine and help the team grow the scope of impact
  • Contribute to and lead each step of the product development process, from ideation to implementation to release; from rapidly prototyping, running A/B tests, to architecting and building solutions that leverage large-scale data
  • Grow as an engineer by working with world-class peers on varied and high-impact projects
  • Mentor and guide more junior engineers, providing technical leadership and expertise

The company provides a visual inspiration platform with search, save, and shopping features, leveraging visual search, image recognition, and recommendation algorithms to deliver personalized and curated content to users.

Company Stage


Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



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