Senior Software Engineer
Infrastructure
Updated on 3/21/2024
Lyft

10,001+ employees

Ridesharing app
Company Overview
Lyft's mission is to improve people's lives with the world's best transportation. The company operates a mobile platform for the ridesharing of cars, bikes, and scooters and serves over a million rides per day.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$4.8B

Founded

2012

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

5%

2 year growth

3%
Locations
Toronto, ON, Canada
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Chef
Kubernetes
Python
Operating Systems
Docker
AWS
Terraform
Ansible
CategoriesNew
Backend Engineering
IT & Support
Security Engineering
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • 5+ years experience working on teams responsible for software development, automation and systems engineering
  • Ability to create production ready code in one or more high level languages, such as Go Lang, Python
  • Experience operating large scale infrastructure in public cloud environments, such as AWS
  • Prior infra experience with infra tooling (Terraform, Cloud Formation, Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, Chef, Puppet etc preferably in an AWS context)
  • Experience identifying nascent problems, performance bottlenecks and areas for improvement and developing and executing plans to mitigate them
Responsibilities
  • Maintain and analyze metrics from; operating systems; control planes; and applications to assist in fault detection and performance enhancement
  • Design, develop and deploy tooling and systems that continually improve the reliability, scalability and efficiency of our platform
  • Balance feature development speed and reliability with service-level objectives
  • Operate and improve our Infrastructure using industry best practices and tools
  • Participate in design and production readiness reviews, platform management and capacity planning ceremonies with cross-functional teams
  • Document Infrastructure operations process and insights, identify repeatable actions and ruthlessly automate repetitive tasks
  • Participate in our teams on-call rotations, respond to incidents and support other teams mitigate customer impacting events