Software Engineer, Search Features

Pinterest is a fast growing platform that helps people discover ideas for their daily life. You'll join the Search Quality team to help users explore and find the things they love through a unique visual search experience that spans answers and inspiration. We're working on all kinds of challenges to connect our 200M+ pinners with our high quality content thru pins, pinners, and boards.

What you'll do:

  • Work on all aspects of the search problem such as topicality/relevance, query understanding, ranking, and social context
  • Build models to help users find authoritative content from pinners or boards
  • Build search features that keep Pinners engaged with personalized and diversified content

What we're looking for:

  • 2+ years relevant experience
  • Technical background in Machine Learning, Information Retrieval, or Natural Language Processing
  • Experience working on large scale internet applications
  • Experience with at least one programming language (Java, C++, C, Python)
  • Experience with big data (hadoop/cascading etc)

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