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Software Engineer, Developer Console



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

At Lyft, our mission is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization.

Lyft’s Infrastructure engineering team is growing rapidly, and we are looking for engineers to help us scale. We are responsible for building the foundational systems that engineers rely on in order to build stable, scalable, and efficient services. We build standardized infrastructure that helps software developers move fast, while still providing them with the flexibility they need to innovate within their teams. We are looking for an engineer to create an exceptional development experience for all of Lyft that will have a multiplicative effect across Engineering, and contribute directly to Lyft’s overall stability and productivity.

As an Engineer on the Developer Console team in Infrastructure, you will be responsible for delivering critical, large scoped projects that will be used by all the software engineers at Lyft. You will build and simplify infrastructure management for internal engineering teams through the Clutch platform and the systems that power it and help steward features and the platform that drives Continuous Deployment and Infrastructure as Code at Lyft, working cross functionally with product team stakeholders and other infrastructure leaders to deliver on our roadmap and longer term vision for the team.


  • Design, develop and deploy tooling and systems that continually improve the reliability, scalability and efficiency of our platform
  • Maintain a balance between building sustainable, high-impact projects and shipping things quickly
  • Operate and improve our Infrastructure using industry best practices and tools
  • Participate in design and production readiness reviews, platform management and capacity planning ceremonies with cross-functional teams
  • Document Infrastructure operations process and insights, identify repeatable actions and ruthlessly automate repetitive tasks
  • Participate in our teams on-call rotations, respond to incidents and support other teams mitigate customer impacting events


  • 3-4+ years experience working on teams responsible for software development, automation and systems engineering
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or relevant discipline
  • Ability to create production ready code in one or more high level languages, such as Go Lang, Python, Rust and C/C++ for in large scale distributed systems
  • Experience operating large scale infrastructure in public cloud environments, such as AWS, Google Cloud or Microsoft Azure


  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Mental health benefits
  • Family building benefits
  • In addition to 12 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Lyft Pink - Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program

Lyft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

This role will be in-office on a hybrid schedule — Team Members will be expected to work in the office 3 days per week on Mondays, Thursdays and a team-specific third day. Additionally, hybrid roles have the flexibility to work from anywhere for up to 4 weeks per year. #Hybrid

The expected base pay range for this position in the New York City area is $124,000 - $155,000. Salary ranges are dependent on a variety of factors, including qualifications, experience and geographic location. Range is not inclusive of potential equity offering, bonus or benefits. Your recruiter can share more information about the salary range specific to your working location and other factors during the hiring process.