Full-Time

Staff Software Engineer

Lyft

Lyft

10,001+ employees

Ridesharing app


Compensation Overview

$172,000 - $215,000Annually

+ Equity + Bonus

Senior, Expert

San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
Microsoft Azure
NoSQL
AWS
Jenkins
CircleCI
Google Cloud Platform
Requirements
  • BS/MS or equivalent in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field or relevant work experience
  • 5+ years of software engineering ad industry experience
  • Proficiency in object-oriented programming
  • Experience designing, debugging and running fault-tolerant, highly available, large-scale distributed systems
  • Experience working with public cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, GCP, Microsoft Azure, etc.)
  • Proficiency in scripting languages to use APIs to automate manual processes
  • Experience with common CI tools (Jenkins, Buildkite, CircleCI, TeamCity), and proficiency in at least one of those tools
  • Sold knowledge of distributed systems, relational and NoSQL databases
  • Ability to communicate in English in writing, meeting and presentations
Responsibilities
  • Define technical roadmap for team, identifying areas that need improvement and leading cross-team solutions
  • Identify, architect, and build the right systems or products to improve the business
  • Write well-crafted, well-tested, readable, maintainable code
  • Have a good grasp and ability to explain the various trade offs made in decisions
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality and distribute knowledge
  • Proactively participate in resolving ongoing incidents
  • Enable collaboration across multiple teams to deliver on cross-team initiatives, while delegating ownership and uplifting those around them
  • Share your knowledge by giving brown bags, tech talks, and evangelizing appropriate tech and engineering best practices

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

IPO

Total Funding

$4.8B

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2012

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

5%

2 year growth

3%