Sr. Software Engineer - Backend at Pinterest

2 weeks ago Development & Programming Middle, Senior Full-Time
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We are looking for inquisitive, well-rounded Backend engineers to join our Core Engineering teams. Working closely with product managers, designers, and backend engineers, you’ll play an important role in enabling the newest technologies and experiences.


What we’re looking for:

  • Deep understanding of API/workflow development and best practices in Python or Java
  • 5+ years of industry API and backend development experience, building API endpoints for consumer or business-facing products
  • Proficiency in common backend tech stacks for RESTful API, storage, caching, and data processing
  • Experience in following best practices in writing reliable and maintainable code that may be used by many other engineers
  • Ability to keep up-to-date with new technologies to understand what should be incorporated
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills
  • Experience with GraphQL large data processing is a plus


You will build robust frameworks & features. You will empower both developers and Pinners alike. You’ll have the opportunity to find creative solutions to thought-provoking problems. Even better, because we covet the kind of courageous thinking that’s required in order for big bets and smart risks to pay off, you’ll be invited to create and drive new initiatives, seeing them from inception through to technical design, implementation, and release.

What you’ll do:

  • Write high-quality, performant Python/Java code to build out workflows leveraging API’s that enable our systems that maintain Pinner trust from a Privacy and regulatory compliance perspective
  • 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
  • Partner with design, product, and backend teams to build end-to-end functionality
  • Put on your Pinner hat to suggest new product ideas and features
  • Employ automated testing to build features with a high degree of technical quality, taking responsibility for the components and features you develop
  • Grow as an engineer by working with world-class peers on varied and high-impact projects

 Relocation Statement: 

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

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