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Backend Software Engineer

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Pinterest

Pinterest is a visual discovery platform where millions of people find inspiration and plan for what matters most in their lives.
San Francisco Bay Area, USA · Seattle, USA
$106,113 - $219,063
Backend
Mid-Level Software Engineer
Hybrid
2+ years

Description

Pinterest is seeking inquisitive, well-rounded Backend Software Engineers to join their Core and Monetization engineering teams. As a Backend Software Engineer at Pinterest, you'll play a crucial role in enabling the newest technologies and experiences for millions of users worldwide.

You'll work closely with product managers, designers, and other engineers to build robust frameworks and features that empower both developers and Pinners. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Building backend systems for Pinner-facing features
  • Contributing to and leading each step of the product development process
  • Partnering with cross-functional teams to build end-to-end functionality
  • Suggesting new product ideas and features
  • Employing automated testing to ensure high technical quality
  • Growing as an engineer by working with world-class peers on varied, high-impact projects

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 2+ years of industry backend development experience
  • Proficiency in common backend tech stacks for RESTful API, storage, caching, and data processing
  • Experience in following best practices for reliable and maintainable code
  • Ability to keep up-to-date with new technologies
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills

Pinterest offers a progressive work model called PinFlex, providing a flexible approach to living and working. The company is committed to diversity and inclusion, making employment decisions based on merit and considering all qualified applicants regardless of background.

Join Pinterest and be part of a team that's shaping the future of inspiration and helping people create a life they love!

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Responsibilities

  • Build out the backend for Pinner-facing features
  • Contribute to and lead each step of the product development process
  • Partner with design, product, and backend teams to build end-to-end functionality
  • Suggest new product ideas and features
  • Employ automated testing to build features with a high degree of technical quality

Requirements

  • 2+ years of industry backend development experience
  • 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
  • Ability to keep up-to-date with new technologies
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills

Benefits

  • Equity

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