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San Francisco, California - USD Full Time Posted: Monday, 15 April 2019
Working at Lyft Are you interested in creating the Real Time transportation network of the future? Do you get excited about making cities feel smaller and bridging the transportation/tech gap to bring people together? At Lyft we are working on all these challenges and more - and that is the reason we need engineers from a breadth of disciplines. As we continue to grow our teams, we re looking for individuals passionate about ridesharing, building products for millions of users, and delighting customers throughout their experience. We would love your help in continuing to craft the perfect ride.
The Role Lyft s Software Engineering Apprenticeship is a program designed to connect engineers with nontraditional professional backgrounds to opportunities to scale within a growth oriented environment working closely with production engineers at Lyft. Apprentices come from a variety of disciplines and contribute with code as well as unique perspectives that make them critical parts of our growing team. We believe the best products are built by diverse teams and want to help give engineers with a diversity of experiences the tools to be our next production engineers.
Growing Your Skills For the first 6 months you will be working on tasks for a variety of different teams. Working closely with your apprenticeship lead, you ll be tasked with building out the systems that our team works with every day, while continuing to develop your software engineering skills by experiencing every aspect of building at Lyft - including gathering requirements, designing technical specs, executing, and building out monitoring to verify that the features are making the intended impact. Your day-to-day tasks will include participating in team standups, pair programming with other engineers, and working with teams as needed to ensure successful feature roll out. After the first 6 months of the program, you will do a 3 month rotational internship Embedded in one of Lyft s other engineering teams, using your experience to continue to build features for all of Lyft.
What You ll Do
  • Write well-crafted, well-tested, readable, maintainable code.
  • Participate in code reviews, gaining knowledge from other engineers and spreading some of your own.
  • Contribute to the team s roadmap, advocate for where you see the most impact.
  • 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.
Must Haves
  • Experience working with a web application framework, knowledge of RESTful APIs
  • Comfort with an object-oriented language.
  • Great oral and written communication skills
  • An eagerness to learn, a willingness to teach
  • Completion of a bootcamp
    • For students with a CS degree from a four year university or significant industry experience, consider one of our other ://www. lyft. com/careers
Bonus Points
  • Passion for sustainability and/or transportation
  • Experience with NoSQL Databases
Perks & Benefits
  • Eligible for Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Reimbursement up to $130 towards your monthly phone bill
  • Up to $130 towards your monthly commuting costs
  • Catered Meals and Micro Kitchens: We provide catered lunch 5 days a week. We also keep our kitchens fully stocked with healthy, tasty snacks and beverages
  • Personalized, one-on-one training as an apprenticeship cohort
  • Monthly brown bag lunches with technical presentations about new and upcoming technology
  • Office dogs!
Lyft is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. Lyft does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. Lyft also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and other similar state laws and local ordinances, and its internal policy, Lyft will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

San Francisco, California, United States of America
4/15/2019 8:29:32 PM

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