Staff Software Engineer
Data Privacy
Updated on 3/24/2024
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

4%

2 year growth

3%
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Airflow
NoSQL
Apache Spark
SQL
AWS
MongoDB
CategoriesNew
Backend Engineering
Full-Stack Engineering
Security Engineering
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • Experience in at least one modern object oriented programming language
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Sound judgment and a strong work ethic
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) or another cloud infrastructure provider
  • Experience with NoSQL datastores (e.g. MongoDB, DynamoDB)
  • Experience with distributed SQL query engines (e.g. Trino and Spark)
  • Experience with workflow management tools (e.g. Airflow)
  • Experience in building distributed systems or web applications at scale
  • Experience with secure coding frameworks (e.g. OWASP Top 10)
Responsibilities
  • Develop critical frameworks that control access to systems, encrypt sensitive data and create audit trails
  • Build and launch tools that continuously and automatically identify vulnerabilities and undesirable practices improving visibility for incident response
  • Identify weaknesses in technical and human workflows; develop solutions to mitigate or correct weaknesses
  • Consult with engineering teams on privacy issues throughout the software development life-cycle
  • Build and launch distributed systems in AWS, built on top of NoSQL datastores such as DynamoDB, MongoDB, etc
  • Consult with engineering and legal teams to understand data retention, deletion, use and exposure requirements
  • Advocate for data privacy throughout the organization