Lyft’s Developer Infrastructure group provides our engineers with best in class tools and services to enable them to build the best customer focused ride-sharing products and services in the world.
As a Developer Relations Engineer at Lyft, you’ll help developers and architects understand how Lyft’s Platform systems can be used to support their work. You will also represent our engineers in planning to ensure that new tools and services address their needs. This is a technical role focused on building and nurturing relationships between teams.
Some travel to other Lyft offices will be required.
Work with developers to understand how they ship code at Lyft and provide feedback to Platform teams to shape features, processes, and systems
Seek solutions to developer needs, communicate trends to leadership, and suggest innovative solutions to improve the developer experience
Deliver presentations, product demos, technical blogs, and discussions to drive adoption of Lyft’s Platform systems and tools
Implement proofs-of-concept and sample code to demonstrate usage and functionality of internal APIs and frameworks
Review and maintain documentation, plus creating other support materials for developers.
Own problem resolution
Experience & Skills
Strong engineering background, with 6+ years of experience as a software engineer, architect, or developer advocate
Knowledge of developer tools ecosystem and open source
Ability to clearly communicate complex technical concepts
Excellent verbal and written communications
Strong interpersonal and relationship skills
Ability to build consensus with stakeholders and confidence to drive accountability
Strong sense of customer focus and ownership
Familiarity with statistics and data analytics
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.