Spam Operations Specialist

The Spam Operations team is dedicated to fighting spam so Pinners can discover the things they love and trust those things. We're looking for a seasoned analyst to join our team and execute on that mission. You'll work with engineers and product managers to enable our team to find and respond to malicious or deceptive activity, develop new features and strategies to prevent spammers from finding value on Pinterest, and generally support our team in their fight to prevent negative Pins from reaching Pinners. Join us and make a difference for millions of people!

What you'll do:

  • Guide and execute on spam strategies using data-driven decision making
  • Write spam detection rules using industry standard tools and leveraging SQL and Python
  • Partner with our engineering team to build features and internal tools that reduce spam
  • Lead complex team projects, engaging key stakeholders and reducing redundancy within the team

What we're looking for:

  • Experience in detecting and managing spam (or abuse) in products
  • Experience driving solutions to complex problems using analytics and data visualization fundamentals
  • Strong SQL and Python skills
  • Ability to make analytical and empathetic decisions
  • Thoughtful and honest communication skills

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