The mission of the Ads Formats team is to help the trillion dollar grocery industry move its marketing online with ads that engage customers and drive value for brands, throughout the Instacart shopping experience. This means great UIs across mobile and web plus the backend systems required to support those experiences and instantly adapt to the customer / store / stock-level. You will be building the future of how people interact with advertising in the relatively new online grocery space, touching many different technologies.
ABOUT THE JOB
You will manage a team of full stack engineers (Rails, iOS, Android, web front-end, Go) focusing on ad formats and their integration with the Instacart consumer experience
You will partner with many teams across both the Ads and Customers organizations in order to ultimately create great ad solutions
You will help prioritize work for your team, making difficult tradeoffs on design based on business constraints, ensuring on-time deliverables and high-quality software
You will provide hands-on technical management, guidance, and support including system/design/code review, and ultimately be responsible for the health of the systems your team builds
You will participate in interviewing, hiring decisions, on-boarding, and mentoring of new engineers with the goal of quickly making them productive members of your team
You will develop a team culture of ownership that reinforces the core values of Instacart!
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent work experience
5+ years of experience managing a team of software engineers
A strong understanding of engineering systems and experience with full-stack development
The ability to balance business needs, a sense of urgency, and shipping high quality and pragmatic solutions while improving the overall organization’s impact
Knowledge of industry best practices for building large scale and highly reliable consumer applications
Strong analytical skills and a sense of ownership
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.