Staff iOS Software Engineer, Performance Ad Formats Team

    • Pinterest, Inc.
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Posted 35 days ago | Updated 5 hours ago


On Site
USD 148,049.00 - 304,496.00 per year
Full Time


Technical direction
Computer science
Project management
iOS development
Software development
Computer networking

Job Details

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.

People use Pinterest to find ideas and brands that they love. We aspire to help our advertisers and partners reach their audiences with inspiring content. We're looking for a talented Staff iOS Engineer to lead our Performance Formats team and rapidly iterate on our lower funnel formats and solutions with a strong focus on cross-team and cross-functional partnership.

What you'll do:
  • Own the technical direction and roadmap for a major area in the Ad Formats 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 we're looking for:
  • BS degree in Computer Science.
  • 8+ years working experience.
  • 2+ years experience leading cross-team engineering efforts.
  • Strong coding experience in objective-c /Swift.
  • Deep practical knowledge of iOS architecture and UIKit. Familiarity with Texture is a plus.
  • Solid knowledge/experience in multithreading and networking in iOS.
  • Extensive experience in defining and leading iOS architecture design for complex features.
  • Experience in driving collaborations across teams and XFNs during the project management process.
  • Experience in mentoring junior iOS engineers.
  • Experience in driving efforts on exploring new product and technical opportunities.

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, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member) or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws. 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.
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