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Engineering Manager, Shopping Discovery

Pinterest

Last Updated: 9/24/22

Job 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.

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.

Shopping is at the core of Pinterest’s mission to help people create a life they love. Pinterest has the unique advantage to build the world's most inspirational, visual and personalized shopping experience for its 450M+ users worldwide. The shopping discovery team is in charge of helping Pinners to discover the most relevant products that they will love. The team works on shopping content recommendations and distribution on various surfaces e.g. product detail page, Your Shop (Shop Tab on Pinterest app), search, home feed, board etc. The team applies most cutting edge and large scale AI/ML technologies in the area of recommender systems, embedding based candidate retrieval, Graph convolution based methods for learning embeddings, personalization, whole page optimization, bandit algorithms, reinforcement learning etc. The team is looking for a seasoned ML leader to help build and scale the team, in the process delivering on high impact, cross functional projects. Your work will have a huge impact on improving the shopping experience of 450M+ Pinners and driving revenue growth for Pinterest.

What you'll do:

  • Instill Pinterest’s inspired culture
  • Drive execution and deliver results
  • Drive cross functional collaboration with partner teams
  • Be a coach for ICs on the team, help them succeed and grow.
  • Help drive technical strategy and longer term vision for machine learning and recommendation at Pinterest
  • Work with tech leads and engineers to develop large scale ML systems to distribute shopping content
  • Use machine learning / deep learning techniques to solve the most large scale recommendation problems in the industry

What we're looking for:

  • 7+ years of industry experience, including 2+ years of management experience
  • Experience on large scale machine learning systems (full ML stack from modeling to deployment at scale.)
  • ML modeling on large scale data

Bonus Points for:

  • PhD in Machine Learning or related areas
  • Experience in working in the area of recommender system, search ranking or personalization
  • Domain expertise in eCommerce or shopping

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Our Commitment to Diversity:

At Pinterest, our mission is to bring everyone the inspiration to create a life they love—and that includes our employees. We’re taking on the most exciting challenges of our working lives, and we succeed with a team that represents an inclusive and diverse set of identities and backgrounds.

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Company Details

San Francisco, California, United States
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’...