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Pinterest is seeking an experienced Engineering Manager to lead our Infrastructure Deployment team, responsible for managing and scaling one of the largest-scale, cloud-based infrastructures in the world. As the leader of this team, you will drive innovation and efficiency in cloud architecture, infrastructure modernization, and reliability across the company.

This role is a highly visible opportunity to manage a team leading cloud systems engineering at a massive scale. You will guide your team to forge cutting-edge innovations in partnership with leaders in cloud infrastructure and architecture, creating world-class performance and stability for 500M+ Pinterest users. Your leadership will shape new and better standards and systems for 1500+ Pinterest software engineers.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Lead and manage engineering teams responsible for developing, maintaining, and improving a robust multi-region provisioning technology for our multi-architecture EC2-based fleet.
  • Drive the team's efforts in containerizing workloads, automating the upgrade of OS versions across the fleet, and implementing immutable infrastructure principles.
  • Collaborate with leadership and engineering teams to present recommendations and guide strategic decisions related to infrastructure deployment and management.
  • Oversee the processes for patching and upgrading OSes, ensuring their availability across the Pinterest fleet.
  • Manage and enhance the suite of tools involved in provisioning hosts at Pinterest, including OS/AMI pipelines, Puppet configuration, and base Docker images.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to the team in troubleshooting and resolving complex infrastructure issues.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement, encouraging the team to identify and implement optimizations in deployment processes and tools.

 

What we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years of experience in engineering management, leading teams responsible for infrastructure management, cloud server management, deployments, and OS provisioning.
  • Deep understanding of Linux environments and experience managing large-scale infrastructures.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to mentor, motivate, and guide a team of engineers.
  • Experience with AWS services, particularly in the Compute and Networking domains, and managing multi-region environments.
  • Familiarity with compute platforms that leverage EC2 instances.
  • Experience with infrastructure as code solutions like Terraform, CloudFormation, or CDK.
  • Familiarity with immutable infrastructure principles and practices, and their implementation in a production environment.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to analyze complex systems and propose effective solutions.
  • Knowledge of log collection tools and analysis techniques.
  • Experience in providing internal customer support and managing service upgrades without interruption.
  • Expertise in CI/CD practices, build systems (e.g., GitHub Actions, Jenkins), and configuration management tools (e.g., Puppet, Ansible, Salt).

 

Relocation Statement:

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

 

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