Senior Software Engineer, Growth Team

Shipt San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description:

Shipt is a membership-based marketplace that helps people get the things they need. Our friendly shoppers handpick fresh groceries and household essentials and deliver them to members in as soon as one hour.

We are currently looking for Software Engineers to join our growth team. At Shipt the growth team is responsible for assisting in the generation of membership and subscriber growth. In this role, you'll work across the stack to find repeatable, scalable ways to increase growth. This is an opportunity to work on a cross-functional team of engineers, product managers, data scientists and designers to iteratively develop experiments at scale. If you like to wear multiple hats, this role is for you!

The Shipt engineering team is growing, and we are looking for extraordinary engineers who enjoy building as much as we do. So if you're self-directed, enjoy autonomy in your work, and you are an excellent participant on a team, come join Shipt.

What You'll Gain

You'll join a team of talented individuals who will provide you with hands-on mentorship on topics ranging from design to communications strategy.


  • You know SQL and can architect complex schema designs and performant queries

  • You understand the principles of good API design including REST

  • You are comfortable working with microservices

  • You know common algorithms and data-structures and understand algorithm complexity

  • You understand encryption, hashing and security best practices

  • You know the correct things to test and emphasize testing in development

  • If you don't know how to do something, you aren't afraid to dive in and figure it out

  • Have the ability to communicate complex ideas and concepts simply and concisely

  • Embrace challenges and love learning new things

  • Have an understanding of functional and object-oriented paradigms

Nice To Haves

  • Experience with Ruby, Python, Go and JavaScript

  • Experience using React

  • Experience with open source software and dependency management

  • Experience with data-stores including Postgres, Redis, DynamoDB, Memcache, MongoDB, and HDFS

  • Experience with data pipelines and queuing technologies including SQS, RabbitMQ, Kafka

  • Experience with threading and asynchronous tasks

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services including EC2, ELB, RDS, Route53, Cloudfront, SQS, Dynamo, IAM

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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