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Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer

Instacart, Toronto, Ontario Canada

Groceries and home essentials delivered from local stores in 1 hour


 

OVERVIEW

We're looking for seasoned Full-Stack Engineers with experience in building web-based applications and tools to join our fast moving team. We work on a range of interesting and challenging problems, from supporting thousands of concurrent shoppers and processing millions of data points in real time, to building tools for ad campaigns and sign-ups.

We love Full-Stack Engineers, not only capable of building a solution but owning the problem end to end. There is a tremendous amount of opportunity in front of us, and joining now gives you a chance to grow your career and interests as we succeed.

ABOUT THE JOB

  • Be part of a distributed team, with a large amount of ownership and responsibility for managing things directly.
  • Ship high-quality solutions with a sense of urgency and speed.
  • Work closely with product managers, other teams, and both internal and external stakeholders, owning a large part of the process from problem understanding to shipping the solution.
  • Have the freedom to suggest and drive organization-wide initiatives.

ABOUT YOU

Technical

  • Experience with relational databases [Postgres / MySQL]
  • Experience with HTML/CSS/JS
  • Experience with at least one SPA framework/library [React / Vue / Angular]

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Experience building APIs [GraphQL (Preferable) / REST]
  • Have worked on web applications in the past
  • Collaborated closely with cross-functional teams
  • Experience integrating and weaving together multiple internal systems
  • Familiar with SPA vs SSR vs Static Sites, trade-offs, performance considerations
  • General knowledge of the modern JavaScript ecosystem, best practices

General:

  • 5+ years relevant web development experience
  • Excited by constantly learning new technologies & skillsets - thrives in a collaborative team environment
  • Ownership over systems and team that you work on
  • Advocate for improving software & process
  • Partner closely with cross-functional teams including infrastructure and other product teams across the company to deliver a consistently great user experience.
  • As part of a core/critical business function, be able to produce good written technical documentation as an effective means of communication with the rest of the organization
  • Be ready to lead the planning, design, implementation, rollout and operation of a feature

 

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.