Software Engineer

Toronto, Ontario Canada

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OVERVIEW

We're looking for experienced Engineers 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 determining the best route for deliveries and predicting store inventory levels.

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 small 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.
  • Travel to the SF headquarters as needed.

ABOUT YOU

  • 5+ years of experience in Software Development
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent work experience
  • Motivation and an enjoyment for a startup environment
  • A blend of product, system, and people knowledge that lets you jump into a fast paced environment and contribute from day one
  • Strong knowledge of common web technologies such as Ruby on Rails and/or Python and/or JavaScript frameworks (React, Angular, Ember, or Backbone)
  • An ability to balance a sense of urgency with shipping high quality and pragmatic solutions
  • Extensive experience working with a large codebase and cross-functional teams
  • Strong work sense of ownership
  • Willingness and able to travel internationally based on job requirements

Desirable

  • Interest or experience in distributed systems
  • Strong ability to analyze data
  • Experience with AI / learning / data modeling
  • iOS / Android experience

 


ABOUT INSTACART

Founded in 2012, Instacart is a leader in North American online groceries and one of the fastest-growing companies in e-commerce. Our 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. We have partnered with more than 350 beloved national, regional and local retailers to deliver from more than 25,000 stores across more than 5,500 cities in North America.

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. We believe that just as meals are best shared together, success is best shared together. Our mix of thoughtful, inventive and neighborly employees work together to deliver our common goal: to create a world where everyone has access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. If this resonates with you, then Instacart just might be the place for you.

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