Senior Software Engineer, Infrastructure

Instacart, San Francisco, CA

Groceries and home essentials delivered from local stores in 1 hour

Founded in 2012, Instacart is a leader in North American online groceries and one of the fastest growing companies in e-commerce. Instacart's same-day delivery and pickup services bring everyday essentials and fresh groceries to consumers in the U.S. and Canada in as fast as an hour. At Instacart, we believe that great people are the ingredients for success. We like to think that we are like a potluck, everyone brings something new, different and flavorful to the table. Our mix of thoughtful, inventive and neighborly employees work together to deliver our common goal, to make grocery shopping effortless, and give valuable time back to our customers. We believe that just as meals are best shared together, success is best shared together. If this excites you, then Instacart just might be the place for you. Welcome home.

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Your day to day…

  • Create tools for software engineers, data scientists, and data analysts to easily run their production (and staging) services.
  • Be part of a team of 7 with a large amount of ownership and responsibility across our development org.
  • Own the security and availability of critical infrastructure components.

You have…

  • 3+ years of industry experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Strong coding ability
  • Strong understanding of Linux and how to manage servers
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), including EC2
  • Experience with configuration management, such as SaltStack or Ansible
  • Experience with micro-services (Docker)
  • The ability to ship pragmatic solutions with a high sense of urgency
  • Self-motivation and a strong sense of ownership
  • Willing and able to travel internationally based on job requirements
  • The ability to analyze data with SQL
  • Experience with Python, Ruby, or JavaScript
  • Experience with web frameworks, like Ruby on Rails
  • Experience with Postgres, Redis, and Elasticsearch
  • Open-source projects or contributions

We're looking for an experienced Software Developer to join our infrastructure team. We're a small team that moves fast. We code mostly in Python and our infrastructure runs on Amazon Web Services. Come join us!

Want to see a slice of life at Instacart? Checkout #tasteofinstacart on Instagram and LinkedIn

Instacart is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression , sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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.