Job Description

Title: Engineering Manager, Performance Web & API Team

Location: San Francisco, CA, US; Remote, US

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.

Creating a life you love also means finding a career that celebrates the unique perspectives and experiences that you bring. As you read through the expectations of the position, consider how your skills and experiences may complement the responsibilities of the role. We encourage you to think through your relevant and transferable skills from prior experiences.

Our new progressive work model is called PinFlex, a term that’s uniquely Pinterest to describe our flexible approach to living and working. Visit our PinFlex landing page to learn more.

As Engineering Manager of the Web and API Performance teams, you will lead, coach and grow 2x teams that ship optimizations for core Pinterest user experiences and enable every developer to protect and optimize the product for increased user engagement. You’ll define a roadmap, drive technical excellence and collaborate with other teams across engineering to deliver more performant and engaging Pinterest experiences.

What you’ll do:

  • Create plans (roadmap/milestones/sprints) that deliver big-leap improvements to app performance for users.
  • Lead/Grow/Coach engineers on your team, help them develop new skills/experiences, advance their careers.
  • Support the team and individuals to enable them to hit their goals.
  • Work across engineering teams to understand needs and help enable every developer to contribute to performance.
  • Provide visibility into the team’s impact to senior leadership.

What we’re looking for:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of API technologies (REST, GraphQL, etc.).
  • Has collaborated with engineers across different teams.
  • Designed/Built Data and/or Tools for developers.