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Shipt Engineering Manager in Birmingham, Alabama

At Shipt, we are transforming the grocery shopping experience and giving time back to consumers. Shipt shoppers handpick fresh groceries and household essentials, then deliver them to your door in as little as one hour.

Shipt is growing and we are searching for an Engineering Manager to join our team!

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

  • Prioritize and coordinate the work for a team of DevOps engineers

  • Help to identify, evaluate, and select new tools and technologies to improve the technical platform

  • Participate in technical design discussions with other engineers across the company

  • Provide frequent direction and help grow the careers of team members

  • Hire, onboard, and train new DevOps engineers

  • Be an ambassador for the team-supported infrastructure and tooling to the rest of Tech and Data

  • Design, build, and implement complex multi-region network architectures

  • Provision highly available and scalable hosting solutions in a microservice environment

  • Build extendable applications/systems for internal engineering teams

  • Create deployment processes that make developers smile

  • Design continuous integration systems that scale


  • Fundamental understanding of modern cloud architecture (virtualization, networking, databases, message queueing, etc.)

  • 5+ years experience with building highly available, scalable, fault tolerant infrastructure

  • 1+ years experience with Docker and Container Orchestration (preferably Kubernetes)

  • Familiarity with common build and deployment (CI/CD) tools and practices

  • Experience building and operating software applications with technologies like Ruby/Rails, Golang, or Python

  • Experience maintaining linux systems

  • Familiarity with OOP and REST principles

  • Understanding of the OSI model (Layers 4 and 7)

Nice to Haves

  • Familiarity with message queueing technologies such as SNS/SQS and Kafka

  • Familiarity with standard IT security practices such as encryption, certificates and key management

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.