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. As a Pinterest employee, 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 users make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet. Pinterest is one of the fastest growing online ad platforms and our success depends on managing our ads well and keeping them safe for our Pinners. The Advertiser Interfaces and Growth team is uniquely positioned to help our advertisers and our partners create and manage their campaigns. You’ll be joining an early stage team that is growing quickly and laying the foundation for Pinterest’s business success.
What you’ll do:
Collaborate with stakeholders across the organization to architect solutions that optimize our products and tools required to support the growing number of Pinterest advertisers
Provide technical and team leadership on rapid short-term projects/feature development as well as longer-term development of new services
Partner with product management to set engineering priorities, estimate scope of work, define release schedules, and track progress
Actively foster high-quality software development through code reviews, pair-programming, and targeted feature development and when needed to unblock the team, prototype new technologies and systems, or demonstrate good coding practices
Mentor and develop engineers and engineering managers
Enable and enhance production readiness of the broader ads manager ecosystem
What we’re looking for:
BS in Computer Science or a related technical field
8+ years of experience as an engineering manager, preferably managing managers
7+ years of software engineering experience as a full stack or backend engineer
Track record of developing high quality software in an automated build and deployment environment.
Experience leading a team of engineers through a significant feature or product launch in collaboration with Product and Design.
Well versed in agile development methodologies (i.e. scrum, kanban)
Experience with ad tech a big plus
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