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Staff Software Engineer



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Join Lime as a Backend Software Engineer and Propel Urban Mobility into a Sustainable Future


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£153000 - £193000

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100% Remote- Worldwide

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Organisation summary

At Lime, we're leading the charge in transforming urban transportation with our shared, affordable, and carbon-free electric vehicles. Our global presence has made us a household name in over 250 cities, marking us as a Time 100 Most Influential Company and a Fast Company Brand That Matters. Our commitment to innovation has not only been recognized globally, but it has also led us to a year of profitability, a first in our industry. Join us to be at the forefront of the micromobility revolution.

Role Summary

  • Architect and build scalable platforms and new product initiatives.
  • Make crucial decisions on technology and architecture choices.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams from engineering to operations.
  • Mentor and develop engineering leaders.
  • Guide Lime's technology adoption and process improvements.
  • Cultivate the engineering culture and contribute to team spirit.

Role Requirements

  • 5+ years of professional software development experience.
  • Proven track record of building significant products or systems.
  • Customer-centric and data-driven approach.
  • Self-motivated with a focus on delivering impactful outcomes.
  • Strong leadership, collaboration, and communication skills.
  • Technical proficiency in project design and implementation.
  • Experience in crafting roadmaps and success measures across functions.
  • Passionate about Lime's mission and micromobility.
  • IoT expertise is a plus.

Application Process Details

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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 are looking for an experienced Backend Software Engineer to join our team and help us revolutionize the way people move around cities. As a key member of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to design and build the core technology that powers our fleet of connected vehicles. With our rapid global expansion, you’ll play a vital role in crafting backend systems that can process boatloads of requests from our IoT devices and consumer-facing apps. You will also have the chance to improve our suite of operational tools that enable our distributed workforce to charge, deploy, and maintain our electric vehicles. And the best part? You get an opportunity to work with a talented group of engineers, data scientists, designers, and PMs who are passionate about creating innovative solutions for urban transportation!

What You'll Do:

Identify, define, and solve strategically essential technical problems, including architecting and building highly scalable foundational platforms, leading new product initiatives, and revamping core application experiences. Scrutinize and reason clearly about the technology and architecture choices we make. In many cases, you will be the decider of these decisions. Lead the cross-functional collaboration with PMs, Engineers, Design, Data Scientists, Research, and Operations teams. Mentor and lead other engineers on the team. Identify and develop future leaders. Advise Lime’s leadership team on key technology adoption and process improvements. Contribute to shaping the overall engineering culture at the company.

About You:

5+ years of industry professional software development experience, and a track record of building impactful products or systems. Skilled at writing logical and maintainable code, and providing clear feedback in code reviews. Customer obsessed. You put customers first. Data driven. You have a strong data insight and rely on data to make decisions. Owner’s mindset. You're a self-starter and get things across the finish line. Outcomes oriented. You focus on impact. Strong influencer. You motivate and empower your team to go above and beyond. Strong collaborator. You understand cross-functional strategies and involve key stakeholders in decision-making. Technical proficiency to understand and contribute to the design and implementation of projects and ideas. Experience in partnering with other leads from engineering, product, operations, and compliance to craft roadmaps and measures of success. Excellent communication and effective prioritization skills in working with competing priorities. Passionate. You’re passionate about Lime's mission and micromobility; you want to see cities transform to becoming people-centric and less polluted. (Preferred) Expert on IoT-connected devices

The anticipated salary range for this position is CAD 153,000.00 - CAD 193,000.00. 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. The 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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