Software Engineer: Global Engineering

Lyft, San Francisco, CA

Lyft is your friend with a car, whenever you need one

To fulfill Lyft’s mission of creating the real-time transportation network of the future, Lyft needs engineers from a breadth of disciplines. We need engineers to help us intelligently scale our backend infrastructure, to optimize pricing in real-time given localized supply and demand data, to accurately predict future localized demand, to create delightful and intuitive UX flows for passengers and drivers, to improve our cloud infrastructure orchestration and monitoring, to optimize dispatched driver-passenger pairings based on real-time data and real-world edge cases, to build tools to increase the efficiency of our customer service team, and more.

Help us build the large-scale, distributed, highly-available, real-time transportation network of the future. Lyft engineers work on projects that will surprise and delight millions of amazing Lyft drivers and passengers. The team at Lyft is smart, friendly, self-driven, and passionate about the work they do.

Lyft is hiring an experienced software engineer to join the newly-formed Global Engineering team. Our team is responsible for making Lyft’s apps and service multi-country and multi-locale ready. We also build market-specific features at Lyft to ensure our users are experiencing the best transportation experience regardless of their locale or country.

This is an opportunity to join the team from the ground up as we build and scale our localization efforts at Lyft.

What You'll Do

  • Upgrade and maintain Lyft apps and services to support multi-country and multi-language operation.
  • Develop localization tooling and utilities for developer productivity
  • Develop new features and services for users in new languages and territories
  • Evangelize and train other engineers on I18N/L10N best practices

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years of software development experience building web and/or mobile applications
  • Prior experience with I18N and L10N engineering and best practices
  • Solid communication skills; ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to both engineers and non-engineers
  • Fluency in another language is a plus
Ride by ride, we’re changing the way our world works. We imagine a world where cities feel small again. Where transportation and tech bring people together, instead of apart. We see the future as community-driven — and it starts with you.

About Lyft

Wherever you’re headed, count on Lyft for rides in minutes. The Lyft app matches you with local drivers at the tap of a button. Just request and go.

Ride by ride, we’re changing the way our world works.

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