Staff Full Stack Engineer, Merchant Activation & Scale

Title: Staff Full Stack Engineer, Merchant Activation & Scale

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


About Pinterest:

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. Its 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, youll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. Youll 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 thats uniquely Pinterest to describe our flexible approach to living and working. Visit our PinFlex landing page to learn more.

Merchant Platform is at the forefront of digital advertising, Pinterest has a great selection of well-known merchants and has a relevant audience who seeks inspirations everyday on our platform. Its a dream come true to provide inspiration to realization for our pinners. Merchant Activation & Scale is responsible for helping merchants better choose and craft the best products to be delivered to pinners. Were looking for a talented Staff Full Stack Engineer to lead Merchant Activation & Scale team and rapidly iterate with a strong focus on cross-team and cross-functional partnership.

What youll do:

  • Own the technical direction and roadmap for a major area in the Merchant team.
  • Exemplar for technical quality – design, implementation, documentation, code reviews.
  • Develop experiences that lead to improvements to the retrieval systems.
  • Collaborate with product partners in defining the outcomes and direction of the product.
  • Collaborate and be a thought partner to cross-functional teams to build scalable and resilient technical solutions.
  • Be a multiplier on the team, mentor and uplevel team members.

What were looking for:

  • BS or higher degree in Computer Science.
  • 8+ years working experience in the engineering teams that build user-facing products. Commerce, Ad tech experience a plus.
  • Deep understanding of Full Stack development and best practices in Python and/or Java, etc.
  • Experience in following best practices in writing reliable and maintainable code that may be used by many other engineers.
  • Ability to keep up-to-date with new technologies to understand what should be incorporated.
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills.

Relocation Statement:

  • This position is not eligible for relocation assistance. Visit our PinFlex page to learn more about our working model.



At Pinterest we believe the workplace should be equitable, inclusive, and inspiring for every employee. In an effort to provide greater transparency, we are sharing the base salary range for this position. The position is also eligible for equity. Final salary is based on a number of factors including location, travel, relevant prior experience, or particular skills and expertise.

Information regarding the culture at Pinterest and benefits available for this position can be found here.

US based applicants only
$148,049—$304,496 USD

Our Commitment to Diversity:

Pinterest is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best qualified people in every job. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic under federal, state, or local law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you require an accommodation during the job application process, please notify for support.