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Software Engineer
Posted on 2/1/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA • Remote
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
AWS
GraphQL
Postgres
RabbitMQ
Redis
Ruby
Ruby on Rails
Snowflake
SQL
Sentry
SEO
Requirements
  • A strong sense of ownership
  • Self-motivation and an enjoyment for a startup environment
  • Solid understanding of common back-end Web technologies in a production environment
  • An ability to balance priorities with shipping high quality and pragmatic solutions
  • Experience working with a large codebase shared with multi-functional teams
  • Strong knowledge of SQL
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, computer engineering, electrical engineering or equivalent work experience
Responsibilities
  • We work in small teams with significant ownership and autonomy over your project
  • Design, implement, and ship high quality features with a strong sense of urgency and accountability
  • Work closely with product managers, designers, data scientists, and peer engineering teams to define project requirements and execution plans
  • Ensure that system designs including APIs, deployment architecture, and dependency selection result in highly scalable, robust solutions that minimize support costs and improve an outstanding customer experience
  • Contribute broadly to Instacart's success by exercising your freedom to suggest and drive organization-wide initiatives
Desired Qualifications
  • Do you have exceptional experience with, skills for, or just interest in any of the following software engineering areas?
  • We are looking for someone who has a good mix of the following traits:
  • Experiment frameworks and data driven approach to development
  • Authentication: SSO integration, flow optimization, security and more
  • SEO: Top of the funnel optimization, Log analysis, Crawl Optimization and more
  • Instacart's technology is constantly evolving and adapting. Some of the technologies you would use in our teams at Instacart include:
  • Ruby on Rails framework using Sorbet for strong-typing
  • Client-facing flexible APIs exposed via GraphQL
  • Postgres and Snowflake backend relational data stores
  • Async durable event handling infrastructure including async RPC via AWS SNS/SQS, RabbitMQ
  • Caching and durable job dispatching using Memcached and Redis
  • Auto-scaling elastic service deployments built on AWS ECS, ALBs, and supporting cloud services
  • Rich monitoring and alerting infrastructure built on AWS Cloud Watch, DataDog, Sentry, OpsGenie and supporting services
  • Any new integrations you will research, propose, implement, and deploy!
Instacart

10,001+ employees

Grocery delivery app
Company Overview
Instacart's mission is to create a world where everyone has access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. The company operates a mobile app for the delivery and pick-up of groceries and household items.
Benefits
  • Go far together
  • Grow the pie
  • Roll up your sleeves
  • Put it all on the table
  • Serve generously
Company Core Values
  • Wellness Tailored to You - Medical, dental, vision, retirement, life & disability coverage right alongside physical & mental wellness programs, memberships and stipends to keep you and your family feeling your best.
  • Family Building Benefits - No matter where you are in your family journey, we support you. Our plans cover modern family planning for all. We offer leave for all parents, flexible working schedules and an active [email protected] community.
  • Work From Home Stipend - We help outfit your WFH setup and offer reimbursements so you can be your most productive while at home.
  • Flexible Time Off - We all recharge differently. Take the time you need with our flexible time off policy.
  • Learning & Development - Whether you’re just starting your career or leading teams, we provide customized L&D programs to help you grow and an annual allowance to pursue your development.
  • Future Planning - We have you covered as you plan for your future. 401(k) matching in the U.S. and RRSP in Canada, student loan assistance through Peanut Butter, free Rocket Lawyer membership, SoFi & First Republic financial planning and more.
  • Community Connection - Support the communities you care about with volunteer weeks and get involved with our social impact program, Instacart Serves.
  • Instacart Express Membership - We help keep your fridge stocked. Unlock grocery discounts with our Instacart Beta app while testing our latest features.