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Staff Software Engineer - Task Platform



Posted over 30 days ago...

Join Lime as a Software Engineer and Revolutionize Urban Transportation with Leading Electric Vehicle Technology


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£193000 - £210000

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100% Remote- North America

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary

Lime is pioneering the future of urban transportation with its expansive global fleet of shared electric vehicles. As a prominent influencer in the industry, Lime is dedicated to advancing shared, affordable, and carbon-neutral travel, as evidenced by powering over 400 million rides across numerous cities worldwide. Celebrated for influencing global trends and achieving a landmark year of profitability, Lime represents an exceptional opportunity for growth and impact in the realm of sustainable transit.

Role Summary

  • Lead key projects and collaborate with a diverse team to meet objectives.
  • Guide the technical direction and ensure engineering excellence.
  • Make critical decisions on technology and architecture choices.
  • Handle troubleshooting and comprehensive incident response.
  • Mentor and support the growth of fellow engineers.
  • Advise on technology adoption and process enhancements.
  • Play a role in recruiting and cultivating the engineering team.
  • Shape the engineering culture and contribute to the broader company ethos.

Role Requirements

  • Minimum 7 years of professional software development experience.
  • Proven ability to collaborate and convert business needs into technical solutions.
  • Expertise in code review and best practices to ensure scalable, maintainable software.
  • Experience in system architecture design and implementation.
  • Skilled in mentoring and promoting a learning-based engineering environment.
  • Familiarity with Ruby on Rails and Golang is preferred.
  • Experience with operational tooling such as routing and task prioritization is an advantage.

Lime is the world's largest shared electric vehicle company. We’re on a mission to build a future where transportation is shared, affordable and carbon-free. Our electric bikes and scooters have powered 400+ million rides in 250+ cities on 5 continents, replacing an estimated 100+ million car trips. Named a Time 100 Most Influential Company and Fast Company Brand That Matters, we achieved a fully profitable year in 2022, becoming the first in our industry to reach this milestone.

We're looking for an experienced Software Engineer to join and be a key member of our Task Platform team. In this role, you'll be a crucial member in helping to empower our operations across the world. You'll optimize our operations by building features and backend systems. You'll work with labor planning and pricing, vehicle position optimization, and task routing. You'll also collaborate with software and data engineers, data scientists and PMs.

The successful candidate is passionate about helping us scale our global fleet and partnering with other cross-functional teams. You're also energized by creating innovative solutions for urban transportation.

What you’ll do:

Lead projects with the collaboration of other engineers, product managers, and operations to successfully deliver on key objectives Be responsible for the technical direction and engineering quality of the team with the ability to identify, define, and solve technical problems in the form of maintaining engineering standards and influencing technical decisions Scrutinize and reason clearly about the technology and architecture choices we make. In many cases, you will be the decider of these decisions Troubleshooting and full-cycle incident response (mitigation, correction, prevention)  Mentor and lead other engineers at Lime helping to identify and develop future leaders Advise Lime’s leadership team on key technology adoption and process improvements Participate in building Lime’s team by performing software engineering interviews Contribute to shaping overall engineering culture at the company

About you:

7+ years of professional software development experience with a track record of building and maintaining high-quality software that deliver business impact Demonstrated ability to collaborate cross-functionally with product managers and other stakeholders to translate business requirements into technical solutions Experience conducting code reviews and implementing best practices to ensure scalable and maintainable code Experience in designing and implementing scalable and robust system architectures Ability to provide technical guidance, mentor junior engineers, and foster a culture of continuous learning and quality engineering

Preferred Experience
Ruby in Rails Golang Operational tooling: Routing, labor planning, ticket system, task prioritization, etc

The anticipated salary range for this position is CA$ 153,000 to CA$ 210,000.  Equity and benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, depending on the position offered. Not all candidates will be eligible for the upper end of the salary range. Exact salary will ultimately depend on multiple factors, which may include the successful candidate's skills, experience and other qualifications as well as the candidate's location of residence. In addition to base salary, some roles may be eligible for a variable bonus based on a combination of company performance, employee performance, and management discretion.



Why Lime? 

When you join Lime, you join a global community of smart, caring, talented individuals working together to deliver world-changing results; striving to create an experience that enables Limers to do their best work. Here are some ways we support and invest in our team: 

Competitive salaries, performance-based annual bonus and pre-IPO equity

Health and wellness offerings for all team members starting day one including access to top-tier fitness and mindfulness apps

Flexible vacation policies with ample paid holidays tailored to country of residence

Fully-paid leave following the birth or adoption of a child and financial, medical and educational support for Limers pursuing parenthood

Support for retirement and financial goals with unlimited access to financial advisors

Unlimited, complimentary use of our vehicles in hundreds of cities around the world

Professional growth opportunities through quarterly learning days and top-tier tools

Opportunities to connect across teams and locations to network, socialize and volunteer

Culture of belonging with Employee Resource Groups that engage and promote cultural awareness and DEI training across all functions

Consistent recognition of great work through meaningful rewards and career advancements

Benefits and perks vary depending on the nature of your employment and country of residence. Terms and conditions may apply.

If you want to make an impact, Lime is the place for you. Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? If this role excites you we encourage you to apply. Explore all opportunities on our career page.

Lime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s just the start. We believe different perspectives help us grow and achieve more. That’s why we’re dedicated to hiring and developing the most talented and globally diverse team – which includes individuals with different backgrounds, abilities, identities and experiences. 


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