Engineering Manager, Ads Optimization Platform at Pinterest
San Francisco, CA, US

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 a leader in your field, all the while helping users make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

The mission of the Ads Optimization Platform team is to support them by serving campaign optimization recommendations. You will be managing a team to lay a foundation of a platform that consumes recommendations from various sources, and serves them in the right place at the right time. If this sounds like a challenge to you, come and join us!

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
  • 4+ years of experience as an engineering manager
  • 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
  • Experience with 1 or more of: Python, Java, JavaScript (Node.js, React, Angular)
  • Well versed in agile development methodologies (i.e. scrum, kanban)
  • Experience with ad tech a big plus