Engineering Manager, Growth Engagement

Instacart, San Francisco, CA

Groceries and home essentials delivered from local stores in 1 hour



Instacart is looking for an accomplished Engineering Manager with a strong background in growth and marketing. In this position, you will work closely with senior engineering, product, and marketing leadership on Instacart’s engagement growth model, by finding repeatable and scalable ways to increase engagement. As Engineering Manager, your team will own engineering scoping and execution, experiment design and implementation, and the tools and systems that drive engagement.


  • You will manage a full-stack engineering team and manage the development of features and infrastructure
  • Drive more engagement with Instacart by sending relevant, personalized notifications, this includes determining what customers will find engaging, and how to best deliver it
  • 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
  • 3+ years of experience managing a team of software engineers
  • The ability to balance business needs, a sense of urgency, and shipping high quality and pragmatic solutions
  • Knowledge of industry best practices for building large scale and highly reliable consumer applications
  • Strong analytical skills and a sense of ownership
  • Strong understanding of how to improve productivity across an organization
  • Good understanding of what architectural or tooling improvements are needed on different platforms (BE, FE, iOS, Android)


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. 

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