Web Engineer, The Pinterest Platform

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.

We’re building The Pinterest Platform - a suite of productized, scaled capabilities to empower partners to build experiences upon Pinterest. At Pinterest we’re building an inspiration network, and the Platform will extend the possibilities for Pinners to go from inspiration to action through high quality content both within the Pinterest app and within other products.

What you’ll do:

  • Build a best-in-class desktop and mobile web experience for external developers that takes them through the journey of initial introduction and trial access, right through to shipping features in their app that utilize Pinterest Platform products
  • Collaborate with teams across Pinterest to understand the “products” they are creating for The Pinterest Platform and how best to present and support them on developers.pinterest.com
  • Contribute to and lead each step of the site development process, from ideation to implementation to release; from rapidly prototyping, running A/B tests, to architecting and building solutions that can scale
  • 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 products

What we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • Experience in developing web applications
  • Understanding of both desktop & mobile web development
  • Deep knowledge of Javascript
  • Understanding of backend & API development
  • Strong product sense


About Pinterest

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

Want to learn more about Pinterest? Visit Pinterest's website.