Senior BI Engineer

Instacart, San Francisco

Groceries and home essentials delivered from local stores in 1 hour

Instacart is building the best way for people anywhere in the world to shop for groceries. Since Instacart started in 2012, we’ve launched same-day delivery in 200 US markets. We are laser focused on delivering groceries from your favorite stores right to your door. We now cover over 60% of US households and aim to have 80% coverage by the end 2018—that's 90 million households! From a technology point of view, the platform is complex, rapidly scaling and processing millions of transactions in real-time all of the time. Our technology coupled with operational expertise enables Instacart to deliver fresh groceries in as little as an hour. This is a difficult problem to master and we are making it happen. Every day, we solve incredibly hard problems to create an experience for our customers that is absolutely magical.

What You’ll Be Doing

You will be joining our nascent but growing data engineering team and you will have a chance to have a large impact at Instacart. You will shaping the way of internal and external facing financial reporting are done. You will be working with our partner engineering as well as finance team to identify key metrics, conduct deep and rigorous analysis, design and implement business critical reports.  You will be a trusted member of the team enabling financial decisions by providing reliable access to high quality data.  More details on what you’ll be doing:

  • Work with finance team and partner engineering team to identify and document metrics definitions
  • Design and implement reporting platform to ensure data integrity across various reports and dashboards
  • Partner with Data Engineers to  reconcile various financial data sources. Identify and quantify discrepancies

What You Should Already Have

  • 5+ years of relevant experience required
  • Passion for and track record of leveraging data in finance, preferably in e-commerce environment
  • Strong Tableau experience is required. Experience with other analytical tools such as Looker, D3.js etc. is a plus.
  • Very strong data retrieval skills using SQL, HiveQL, and Python (or other scripting languages)
  • Attention to details and accuracy
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic and collaborative environment

Bonus Points

  • Tableau administration experience
  • Data engineering / ETL and data pipeline development experience

What We’ll Set You Up With

  • Competitive salary and equity, based on experience
  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage
  • A MacBook
  • Take what you need vacation (and we really mean it!)
  • 16 weeks maternity leave / 8 weeks paternity leave so you can truly bond with your child
  • Free Instacart Express membership
  • Lunch and snacks while you work
  • A fulfilling, challenging adventure of a work experience

About Instacart

You can choose from a variety of local stores including Whole Foods, Safeway, Costco, Mariano's and many more, as well as being able to mix items from multiple stores into one order. Every day, we solve incredibly hard problems to create an experience for our customers that is nothing short of magical. 

Want to learn more about Instacart? Visit Instacart's website.