Instacart Senior Backend Developer (Ruby on Rails)

via Stackoverflow Jobs


The Developer Union is partnering with Instacart. We're looking for seasoned Backend Engineers with experience in building backends for web and mobile applications at scale. We work on a range of interesting and challenging problems, from supporting thousands of concurrent shoppers and processing millions of data points in real time, to building tools for ad campaigns and sign-ups.

The pandemic has accelerated Instacart's growth exponentially. Instacart is now second highest valued technology startup, valued at $34 billion (just behind SpaceX) and is anticipated to IPO in the near future. Read More

This is 3 - 4 month contract opportunity that could extend much longer. You will be building a brand new product with a React front-end and Ruby on Rails backend.


  • Be part of a distributed team, with a large amount of ownership and responsibility for managing things directly. 100% Remote forever

  • Ship high-quality solutions with a sense of urgency and speed.

  • Work closely with product managers, other teams, and both internal and external stakeholders, owning a large part of the process from problem understanding to shipping the solution.

  • Have the freedom to suggest and drive organization-wide initiatives.



  • Experience with Ruby on Rails

  • Strong knowledge of SQL

  • Experience with relational databases [Postgres / MySQL]

  • Experience creating systems at large scale


  • 7+ years relevant web development experience

  • Excited by constantly learning new technologies & skillsets - thrives in a collaborative team environment

  • Ownership over systems and team that you work on

Posted Instacart Senior Backend Developer (Ruby on Rails) on March 4, 2021 via Stackoverflow Jobs

Other remote programming jobs

Find a remote job

Don't miss out on your dream job, get the best remote jobs in your inbox every day!

Was this job helpful? Yes / No

Keep your remote working skills sharp—get notified when we post the next remote work interview! RemoteHabits will help you achieve your remote work goals!