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Manager II, Machine Learning Engineering

PinterestFull-timeToronto, CanadaApr 12, 2024
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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. 

Pinterest is one of the fastest growing online ad platforms, and our success depends on mining rich user interest data that helps us connect users with highly relevant advertisers/products. We’re looking for an Engineering Manager with experience in machine learning, data mining, and information retrieval to lead a team that develops new data-driven techniques to show the most engaging and relevant promoted content to the users. You’ll be leading a world-class ML team that is growing quickly and laying the foundation for Pinterest’s business success.


What you’ll do:

  • Manage and grow the engineering team, providing technical vision and long-term roadmap.
  • Understand the conversion data and improve the ads conversion prediction models by improving label quality and volume, as well as building innovative modeling solutions.
  • Effectively collaborate and partner with several cross functional teams to improve model performance/efficiency.
  • Mentor and grow ML engineers to allow them to become experts in modeling/conversion prediction.


What we’re looking for:

  • M.S./ PhD degree in a relevant field such as Computer Science, Statistics or equivalent experience.
  • 6+ years of industry experience building production machine learning systems at scale, data mining, search, recommendations, natural language processing and/or computer vision.
  • 1-2 years of experience leading projects/teams either as Tech Lead Manager or Engineering Manager.
  • Cross-functional collaborator and strong communicator.
  • Strong mathematical skills with knowledge of statistical methods.
  • Background in computational advertising is preferred.


Relocation Statement:

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




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 [email protected] for support.