Senior iOS Engineer, ICApp

1 month agoRemote

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.



At Instacart, we are working to delight our customers and empower our shoppers. As an iOS Engineer at Instacart, you will work with our teams to build robust, well-architected native iOS applications that simplify the complex challenge of getting our customers' orders from the store to their door. In this role, you will be one of the main contributors in our iOS apps and constantly helping the team to improve the process and code base. You will work in an open collaborative environment serving millions of users daily.


Our team is investing heavily in mobile applications and iOS stands at the forefront of our technological system. At our velocity and volume-level, we need the ability to deploy new products and features reliably, faster and better. We are also experimenting with SwiftUI in both our Customers and Shoppers apps. Join our team to help us build the best apps for our users.


  • You will be part of a small team, with a large amount of ownership and autonomy for managing things directly
  • You will work closely with Product Managers, other teams, backend engineers, internal and external stakeholders, and own a large part of the process from problem understanding to shipping the solution
  • You will ship high quality, scalable and robust solutions with a sense of urgency
  • You will have the freedom to work on latest trends in the iOS development
  • You will educate colleagues about subtleties & unique capabilities of the iOS platform and leveraging them when building new features
  • Our tech stack: We develop our native iOS apps using Swift with RxSwift and MVI unidirectional architecture. We use GraphQL, gRPC, REST on the backend that powers our API's.



  • 3+ years of iOS app development experience
  • Strong development skills in Swift, Xcode, UIKit and iOS SDK
  • Strong sense of product ownership
  • Automated testing experience
  • An ability to balance a sense of urgency with shipping high quality and pragmatic solutions


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • Solid understanding of various architecture patterns such as MVVM and MVC
  • Strong general programming and algorithm skills
  • Data driven mindset


Instacart provides highly market-competitive compensation and benefits in each location where our employees work. This role is remote and the base pay range for a successful candidate is dependent on their permanent work location. Please review our Flex First remote work policy here.

Offers may vary based on many factors, such as candidate experience and skills required for the role. This role also includes a Sales Incentive Plan. Additionally, this role is eligible for a new hire equity grant as well as annual refresh grants. Please read more about our benefits offerings here.

For US based candidates, the base pay ranges for a successful candidate are listed below.


$176,000-$196,000 USD


$169,000-$188,000 USD

All other states

$154,000-$171,000 USD


$185,000-$205,000 USD

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.

Job ID: Instacart-4835042

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness
    • HSA
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
  • Work Flexibility
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Work-From-Home Stipend
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Company Outings
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Leave of Absence
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Volunteer Time Off
    • Sabbatical
  • Financial and Retirement
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Company Equity
    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
  • Professional Development
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
    • Mentor Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Woman founded/led
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)

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