Web Engineer, Shopping Product

Pinterest, San Francisco, CA, US

Visual discovery destination

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.

Shopping is at the core of Pinterest’s mission to help people create a life they love. We are looking for a full stack product engineer with web development expertise to build a web application that enables Pinners to create the life they love with product discovery and decision experiences that guide from inspiration to purchase. Working closely with the design team, you’ll build beautiful web shopping applications for phones and desktop.

What you'll do:

  • Build features to power the future of Shopping on Pinterest
  • 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 can scale to support millions of users
  • Work with cross functional peers (PM, Design) to define the product roadmap
  • Analyze and visualize data to drive product insights and to inform our decisions
  • Contribute best-in-class programming skills to develop highly innovative consumer-facing web products

What we're looking for:

  • 3+ years of industry product development experience 
  • Proficient with multiple front-end languages and frameworks (HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, React, Redux, Flux, Node.js)
  • Proficient with at least one of back-end languages (e.g. Python, Java, C/C#/C++)
  • In-depth knowledge of the latest API architecture and best practice
  • Experiences in building consumer facing products on desktop and mobile web platforms for a rapidly iterating product


About Pinterest

Pinterest is full of possibilities to design your life. Discover recipes, style inspiration, projects for your home and other ideas to try. 

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