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Sr Systems Engineer

Remote (United States) San Francisco, CA

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. 

Our People Technology Team is looking for a Workday technology partner/systems analyst to support the People and Payroll/Equity Teams. You will manage projects that showcase your experience with Workday (and many other tools) while working cross-functionally with departments across the company. You will also have many opportunities to highlight real quantifiable results to the executive-level leaders and present on behalf of the IT team.

What you’ll do:

  • Maintain the Workday platform with a focus on integrations, reporting, security administration, data loads and data audits
  • Evaluate incoming technical requests from HR, Finance and IT to identify appropriate solutions and execute on them
  • Provide production support for all business systems used by the People, Payroll and Equity Teams
  • Partner with operations and business analyst to drive projects from cradle to grave

What we’re looking for:

  • 4+ years of technical and functional experience in Workday, including deep knowledge of integration technologies
  • Ability to functionally understand, configure, and run programs in at least 2 areas (ex. Payroll, Compensation, Performance, Recruiting, etc.)
  • Experience in executing on team-based sprints, owning projects, and balancing workload
  • Familiarity with ticket systems using project tracking software (e.g. Jira)
  • Ability to prioritize work independently and deliver in a fast-paced tech environment
  • Functional working knowledge of at least two Workday modules in HCM or Payroll

This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.



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

$114,750—$236,000 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, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic under federal, state, or local law. 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 [email protected] for support.

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