Director of Engineering, Advertising

Instacart   •  

San Francisco, CA

Not Specified years

Posted 275 days ago

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  • You will support multiple multidisciplinary teams focused on advertising products on Instacart
  • You will provide guidance for the goals of the teams, and ensure they're moving the company forward
  • You will develop the engineering talent on those teams
    • You will maintain a high bar for recruiting, hiring and performance of the engineering team
    • You will provide hands-on technical management, guidance, and support including system/design/code review
  • You will improve the productivity of the teams
  • You will be responsible for the health of your teams' systems and technologies
  • You will be part of the engineering leadership at Instacart promoting overall engineering excellence and best practices


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering OR equivalent work experience
  • Strong sense of ownership
  • The ability to balance business needs, a sense of urgency, and shipping high quality and pragmatic solutions
  • Experience in building and maturing engineering teams in a startup environment
  • People management experience, including managing first-line managers
  • Extensive experience with cross functional teams and managing relationships with business or operations stakeholders
  • Experience with B2B systems, working with enterprise customers
  • Experience with supporting integrations/APIs
  • Strong knowledge of common Web technology such as Ruby on Rails, Python or JavaScript frameworks (React, AngularJS, Ember or Backbone.js)
  • Experience with advertising, especially in the CPG and/or retail space


  • Strong analytical skills
  • Contributions to the technical communities (e.g. open source, blogging, etc.)
  • Experience with machine learning and/or data modeling
  • Knowledge of mobile technologies (Android/iOS)


  • Talented and collaborative coworkers who will both push and support you
  • Market competitive salary, equity
  • Medical, dental, vision benefits and 401(k) retirement plan
  • Take what you need vacation (and we really mean it)
  • 16 weeks maternity leave / 8 weeks paternity leave so you can truly bond with your child
  • Free lunch and dinner in the office; fully stocked kitchen and snack pantry
  • Complimentary Instacart Express membership (free Instacart delivery!)


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