Associate DevOps Engineer

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

The Shipt engineering team is growing, and we are currently on the lookout for extraordinary engineers who enjoy building things as much as we do. If you are self-directed, enjoy autonomy in your work, and are an excellent participant in a team, come join Shipt!

The DevOps teams at Shipt are tasked with building platforms that deliver a best-in-class experience to Shipt’s engineers. From cloud infrastructure, to delivery tooling, to data movement, and more, DevOps platforms strive to make tools that are simple, secure, scalable, and pleasurable to use. This empowers Shipt engineers to “deliver the goods'' as rapidly as the business requires.

When applying, you’ll be considered for placement on any of Shipt’s DevOps teams.

What You'll Gain

We’re a community of thinkers, dreamers, and doers committed to helping people (be it Shipt members, partners, or other Shipt engineers) get what they need. At Shipt, people come first. Every day is a new opportunity to serve others and grow ourselves because we believe that when you invest in people, success is inevitable. 

As an Associate Engineer, you’ll build solutions using cutting-edge technology, and expand your knowledge of cloud technologies.

Your Responsibilities

  • Drive to manage assignments against timelines and know when to ask for help
  • Learn and rally to solve problems with a drive for deeper understanding
  • Leverage setbacks to grow and learn with positivity
  • Implement small components of a solution with direction
  • Build, operate and support highly available, scalable platforms and systems in a microservice environment for internal engineering teams
  • Write code with testability, readability, edge cases and errors in mind
  • Collect and analyze data to support optimal utilization of cloud resources
  • Implement features with observability in mind
  • Authentically contribute to discussions on the best technical design and approach
  • Create solutions that meet all development & security standards
  • Care about the evolution of a high performing team
  • Embrace Shipt’s company and engineering values
  • Maintain domain specific documentation


  • Have used at least one software development language, such as Python or Golang, to build an application.
  • Working knowledge of containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, etc)
  • Working knowledge of Continuous Integration tooling (Drone, CircleCI, etc)
  • Have experimented with at least one public cloud provider (AWS, GCP)
  • Experience using a Git repository
  • Experimentation with an Infrastructure as Code technology such as Ansible, Cloud Formation or Terraform

Nice to Haves

  • Experience using datastores such as Postgres, Redis, etc.
  • Experience with messaging technologies, such as Kafka, AMQP, RabbitMQ, etc.
  • Familiarity with GitOps (driving change via CI/CD from within Git)
  • Working knowledge of deployment technologies such as Helm
  • Experience with Linux
  • Basic understanding of networking concepts (virtual networking, subnets, routing, load balancing, DNS, etc) and network security.

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.

Shipt brings the store to your door. Through a community of Shipt Shoppers and a convenient app, Shipt provides personal shopping and delivery and is available to 80% of households in more than 5,000 U.S. cities. Shipt Shoppers go above and beyond, communicating in real time about preferences and substitutions. A curated marketplace of retailers, Shipt offers access to a variety of stores and product categories including fresh foods, household essentials, wellness products, office and pet supplies. Shipt is an independently operated, wholly owned subsidiary of Target Corp. Founded and headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, Shipt also maintains an office in San Francisco.