Full-Time

Senior Software Engineer

Networking

Posted on 4/25/2024

Lyft

Lyft

10,001+ employees

Rideshare, bikeshare, and electric scooter services

Senior

Toronto, ON, Canada

Required Skills
gRPC
Kubernetes
Data Structures & Algorithms
Operating Systems
AWS
Nginx
Linux/Unix
Google Cloud Platform
Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience building infrastructure technologies in cloud environments
  • Prior experience in an infrastructure setting working with highly available production systems
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes and cloud providers such as AWS/GCP
  • Proven track record of designing, implementing and shipping systems in large-scale environments
  • Experience working across teams and functions, contributing to team roadmap, and mentoring other engineers
  • Experience with Linux operating systems, DNS, load balancing, HTTP/gRPC protocols
  • Experience in building distributed or cloud-based networking management systems
  • Experience with AWS networking concepts such as VPC, NLB, subnets
  • Experience operating service proxies such as Envoy or Nginx, or service mesh technologies such as Istio, Cilium
Responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain our service mesh and edge routing capabilities
  • Scale our Kubernetes platform running on AWS using Envoy Proxy
  • Optimize load balancing algorithms and scaling decisions on our control and data planes
  • Operationalize observability metrics that improve visibility, detection and resolution
  • Debug production level incidents various layers of our stack across services and platforms
  • Contribute to our long term roadmap, collaborating with cross functional teams and stakeholders

Lyft offers a flexible ride-sharing service that allows drivers to set their own schedules and earn on their own terms. The company utilizes shared rides, bikeshare systems, electric scooters, and public transit partnerships to promote transportation equity and offset carbon emissions.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$4.8B

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2012

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

4%

2 year growth

2%
INACTIVE