We're looking for experienced Data 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 building enterprise grade solutions for our retailer partners to help them understand their customers better. Our platform is complex, rapidly scaling and processing millions of transactions in real-time all the time. 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.
- Architect, develop, test and maintain big data pipelines and processing systems
- Collaborate with Data Scientists, Machine Learning Engineers and Software Engineers and provide recommendations and actionable strategies for performance enhancements and development of best practices
- Own a large part of the process to enforce data governance and privacy while improving data quality and reliability
- Have the freedom to suggest and drive organization-wide initiatives
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent work experience
- A blend of product, system and people knowledge that lets you jump into a fast paced environment and contribute from day one
- Experience with big data tools and databases (Apache Spark, Apache Hive, Presto, Snowflake, PostgreSQL)
- Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools (Snowplow, Azkaban, Luigi, Airflow, etc)
- Strong programming skills in Python and/or Go
- Extensive experience working with large codebases and cross-functional teams
- Experience with cloud native infrastructure (AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, etc)
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills; able to effectively collaborate with diverse teams.
- Ability to balance a sense of urgency with shipping high quality and pragmatic solutions
- Experience in distributed systems and scale
- Experience with AI/Machine Learning/Data Modeling
Instacart is the North American leader in online grocery and one of the fastest-growing companies in e-commerce. Instacart’s same-day delivery and pickup services bring fresh groceries and everyday essentials to busy people and families across the U.S. and Canada in as fast as an hour. Since its founding in 2012, Instacart has become an essential service for millions of families, while also serving as an immediate, flexible earnings opportunity for hundreds of thousands of shoppers across North America. The company partners with more than 350 retailers and delivers from more than 25,000 stores across more than 5,500 cities in North America. Today, Instacart is accessible to more than 85% of households in the U.S. and more than 70% of households in Canada.
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.