• Instacart is building the best way for people anywhere in the world to shop for groceries. Since Instacart started in 2012, we’ve launched same-day delivery in 300+ markets. We are laser focused on delivering groceries from your favorite stores right to your door! From a technology point of view, the platform is complex, rapidly scaling and processing millions of transactions in real-time all of the time. Our technology coupled with operational expertise enables Instacart to deliver fresh groceries in as little as an hour. This is a difficult problem to master and we are making it happen. Every day, we solve incredibly hard problems to create an experience for our customers that is absolutely magical.

    We're looking for an experienced engineer to join our infrastructure team. We're a small team that moves fast. We code mostly in Python and our infrastructure runs on Amazon Web Services. Come join us!

    Want to learn more? Lettuce show you the way!

    Your day to day…

    • You will be part of a small team with a large amount of ownership and responsibility.
    • You will own the security and availability of critical infrastructure components.
    • You will create tools for software engineers, data scientists, and data analysts to easily run their production (and staging) services.

    You have…

    • 3+ years of industry experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering or equivalent work experience
    • Strong coding ability in Python, Ruby, Golang, or other similar languages
    • Strong understanding of Linux and how to manage servers
    • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) - including EC2, or Google Cloud Platform (GCP) - including GKE
    • Experience with Kubernetes or Docker
    • Experience with infrastructure as code languages, such as Terraform
    • Experience with configuration management, such SaltStack or Ansible
    • The ability to ship pragmatic solutions with a high sense of urgency
    • Self-motivation and a strong sense of ownership
    • Willing and able to travel occasionally based on job requirements


    • The ability to analyze data with SQL
    • Experience with Python, Ruby, or JavaScript
    • Experience with web frameworks, like Ruby on Rails
    • Experience with Postgres, Redis, and Elasticsearch
    • Open-source projects or contributions

    Competitive compensation, benefits, & perks will be provided.

    Instacart considers applicants for employment without regard to any prohibited ground of discrimination, and Instacart provides accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities and as otherwise required in accordance with applicable laws.


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