Senior Software Engineer - Shopper Operations

13d - Indeed
Shipt - San Francisco, CA

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 on the lookout for a Senior Software Engineer for our Shopper Operations initiatives. This role is on a new team that will help develop smarter ways to connect with shoppers, optimize intelligence and maximize operational success. Are you passionate about software development, sharing knowledge, growing your skills, and working with great people? The Shipt engineering team is growing, and we are looking for extraordinary engineers who enjoy building as much as we do. So if you are self-directed, enjoy autonomy in your work, and are an excellent participant in a team, then come join Shipt.

What You'll Gain

You will get experience working with a cross-disciplinary team shipping real-world products to our customers around the nation. You will also receive hands-on mentorship from your friendly teammates on topics ranging from design to career advice

Your Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, test (unit/integration/etc), deploy and maintain application code
  • Develop multi-region, high performance services to manage shopper supply, order claiming and more
  • Work with a variety of technologies: Go, Ruby, Postgres, DynamoDB, Redis, Kafka and more
  • Participate in the design process to build efficient, scalable and maintainable architecture
  • Collect and analyze metrics to drive implementation decisions
  • Design, improve and document processes
  • Review and collaborate with other engineers on their code
  • Support your team through encouragement and by example
  • Engineers have a high degree of ownership for all aspects of their services
  • Mentor and share knowledge with the team


  • 4+ Years of Software Development Experience
  • Able to apply functional and object-oriented paradigms
  • Able to apply the SOLID principles
  • Demonstrated ability designing and interacting with complex persisted data models
  • Able to both identify and improve poor performing code or database queries
  • You are interested in continually learning and mastering new skills
  • Able to communicate complex ideas and concepts simply and concisely
  • You are willing to monitor and own the production services the team is responsible for
  • You are empathic and enjoy learning from and mentoring other engineers

Nice to Haves

  • One or more of the following languages: Ruby/Rails, Python or Golang
  • Open source software and dependency management
  • Object/Document data storage technologies
  • Caching and in-memory database technologies
  • Asynchronous/Multi-threaded Programming Patterns
  • Message queuing technologies/strategies

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