Engineering Manager, Data Infrastructure
Pinterest - San Francisco, CA

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We're looking for an experienced and passionate engineering leader to help us scale Pinterest’s data efforts. You’ll start by directly managing Pinterest’s Data Infrastructure team and partner with engineering leadership to grow the team size to meet the demands of our business. You’ll work closely with the Data Science and Business Analytics teams to enable and provide data-driven insights to drive product features. You will also define and communicate the vision for this team and prioritize the many engineering challenges and projects.

We’re looking for someone who:
Is passionate about building massively scalable infrastructure in a multi-petabyte environment

Is curious about any problem where data can be applied

Has experience working in storage systems, distributed file systems, distributed databases, and data integration

Has stellar communication and people management skills

Manage the Data Infrastructure team, providing technical guidance and mentorship to engineers, while acting as an additional IC as needed

Define and communicate the vision and services of the team internally and externally

Effectively recruit exceptional engineers and scientists to the team

Head development of large-scale distributed data storage systems that will support the growing userbase and data on the site

Work with teams across all functions (growth, recommendations, business analytics, spam, partnerships) to provide data expertise and insights

Master's in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or closely-related (or foreign equivalent)

3y+ years of experience in a similar leadership role

Passion for building highly scalable applications and systems

Experience and knowledge of in-memory data storage programs to develop web and mobile based solutions

Background in databases, data processing, operating systems, statistics

Experience and knowledge of data processing at scale, Hadoop, Hive, Redshift, Vertica, Kafka

About this company
Pinterest is a visual discovery tool. We help you discover ideas for any project or interest, hand-picked by people like you. If you...