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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.


Instacart is building deep and direct partnerships with retailers through its powerful Enterprise platform, ultimately aiming to be a part of every grocery transaction. Your mission is to make this ambitious goal a reality by owning and scaling a wide range of solutions spanning ecommerce, innovative in-store solutions (smart carts, consumer-driven apps, point-of-sale integrations), fulfillment technologies, loyalty/rewards/discounts, payment systems, and more.


As Senior Manager of the Solution Delivery team, you will own a large portfolio of projects and responsibilities with a total value measuring in billions of dollars. You will execute these responsibilities through your team of architects and in partnership with Engineering, Product & Design, and Program/Project Management teams.

In your role, you will drive the development of a broad tech ecosystem, partnering with a wide array of stakeholders: retailers of every size (from giants to local favorites), leading industry providers of Enterprise solutions, and Instacart's own product and platform leaders. You will own the delivery of these solutions through your team, looking for efficiencies, and scaling opportunities via technology, process, automation, and platform evolution.

This role is highly demanding technically. You must have a strong engineering background with hands-on professional development experience, and a thorough understanding of system design, architecture, cloud platforms, and software development practices.


  • Demonstrate an entrepreneurial mindset, constantly seeking opportunities for growth, improvement, and innovation within the team and across the organization
  • Balance strategic goal-setting and decision making with necessary risk-taking
  • Cultivate productive cross-functional relationships with senior product, business, and engineering leaders
  • Serve as the primary advocate for the team across the larger organization


  • Lead and manage a team of architects at varying levels of experience and expertise
  • Develop and oversee career progression plans for team members
  • Develop and refine hiring processes
  • Provide tactical advice and solutions on immediate issues
  • Ensure a culture of intra-team communication and learning, and continuous development and excellence


  • Drive the development and enhancement of an enterprise ecosystem based on the Instacart platform
  • Identify and exploit opportunities to scale delivery of retailer solutions
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders to bring

External facing

  • Lead discussions with Director up to CIO level partner stakeholders
  • Serve as an escalation point for partner issues
  • Guide and coach team members to greater capability in external-facing discussions


  • Deep engineering + leadership experience (2+ years as an IC, 5+ as an engineering leader)
  • Outstanding ability to interface with external parties including clients and vendors, and across business and technical functions
  • Strong ability to work cross-functionally, build consensus, and balance business needs against technical constraints
  • Strong knowledge of best industry practices for building large scale and highly reliable solutions
  • Experience working with/for both small and large businesses that work at different scales and speeds


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.

Company name: Instacart
Remote job title: Manager, Solutions Architecture
Job tags: Integrated Circuit Design, Solution Architecture

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