Instacart (501+ Employees, 35% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

10% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 35% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $2.9B Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

We're transforming the grocery industry

At Instacart, we invite the world to share love through food because we believe everyone should have access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. Where others see a simple need for grocery delivery, we see exciting complexity and endless opportunity to serve the varied needs of our community. We work to deliver an essential service that customers rely on to get their groceries and household goods, while also offering safe and flexible earnings opportunities to Instacart Personal Shoppers.

Instacart has become a lifeline for millions of people, and we’re building the team to help push our shopping cart forward. If you’re ready to do the best work of your life, come join our table.

Instacart is a Flex First team

There’s no one-size fits all approach to how we do our best work. Our employees have the flexibility to choose where they do their best work—whether it’s from home, an office, or your favorite coffee shop—while staying connected and building community through regular in-person events. Learn more about our flexible approach to where we work.



In this high impact role you will lead a team of Full Stack Software Engineers, working with Ads Manager, a tool that Brands use to advertise with Instacart. You will work closely with Product Managers on the next iteration of our Ads product lines as well as tools that help Brands to be successful on the Instacart platform. 


Brand Enablement is part of our larger Ads Core group and is responsible for Ads Manager, the services that power Ads Manager (i.e. Ads Optimization Hub) and our Ads Delivery infrastructure. Brand Enablement’s mission is to set up Brands for success on the Instacart platform. Your team owns products like Brand PagesProduct Library and more.  These products accelerate organic and non-organic Ads performance.


  • Manage and help prioritize work for your Full Stack Engineering team, making difficult tradeoffs on design based on business constraints, ensuring on-time deliverables and high-quality software
  • Responsible for generating the roadmap for your team in collaboration with your cross-functional partners
  • Provide hands-on technical management, guidance and support including system design & code review, ultimately being responsible for the health of the systems your team builds
  • Partner closely with Product Managers and other teams within the Ads Core group, owning a large part of the process from problem understanding to shipping high quality, scalable and robust solutions with a sense of urgency 
  • Participate in interviewing, hiring decisions, on-boarding, and mentoring of new Engineers with the goal of quickly making them productive members of your team
  • Develop a team culture of ownership that reinforces the core values of Instacart



  • 2+ years of experience managing a team of Software Engineers
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Strong analytical skills and a sense of ownership
  • Strong ability to balance business needs & a sense of urgency along with shipping high quality and pragmatic solutions
  • Strong knowledge of industry best practices for building large scale and highly reliable applications
  • Experience recruiting, hiring and building a team along with experience helping Engineers grow in their career


Accommodations & Accessibility

At Instacart, we strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates. If you need assistance submitting an application through our career site due to a disability, please submit an Accommodations Request Form and someone from our team will reach out soon to see how we may be able to assist.

Tagged as: 501+ Employees, Hide US-Only Jobs, Venture Funded

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