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Lyft // on-demand ride-sharing
Engineering, Full Time    New York    Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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At Lyft, community is what we are & its what we do. Its what makes us different. To create the best ride for all, we start in our own community by creating an open, inclusive, & diverse organization where all team members are recognized for what they bring.

This team is focused on urban transportation & removing congestion, read morehere!

Lyfts engineering team is growing rapidly, & we are looking for engineering managers to help us scale. Our engineers are smart, flexible, & love solving difficult challenges. They look to their managers for organizational transparency, career development, mentorship, & honest feedback. They move fast & ship code to production continuously, relying on their leadership to increase productivity by removing obstacles & keeping processes lean. Our engineering managers are people with varying technical backgrounds & interests -- some are involved in the technical details of their team & others provide general technical direction & oversight. As managers, our job is to keep teams efficient & executing on the right goals. We build teams that are inclusive, helpful, & have a strong sense of ownership for the things they build.


  • Lead a team of talented engineers who like to ship code & tackle hard engineering problems.
  • Mentor & guide the professional & technical development of your team members. Help develop their careers, & assign them to projects tailored to their skill levels, personalities, work styles, & professional goals.
  • Build teams that are collaborative, inclusive, & respectful of each other.
  • Provide continuous feedback, address underperformance, & recognize the individual strengths & contributions of your team members.
  • Create plans for prioritizing technical & resourcing challenges in your organization.
  • Maintain a balance between building sustainable, high-impact projects & shipping things quickly.
  • Instill a spirit of continuous improvement in the teams code, architecture, & processes.
  • Work closely with the Lyft recruiting team to hire high potential candidates from diverse backgrounds.
  • Work with your engineers and/or product managers to maintain a prioritized backlog & create short term & long term goals.
  • Own your teams deliverables & ensure we continue to ship scalable, highly-available products that delight our passengers & drivers.
  • Help your team build relationships across functions with Support, Marketing, Ops, BizDev, or other teams to ensure Lyfts continuing success.

Experience & Skills:

  • You have a technical background & are able to contribute to planning & design discussions.
  • You are steadfastly focused on your customers, whether they are drivers, passengers, or other Lyft employees.
  • You have experience leading a team of engineers & guiding them through their career development.
  • You believe in building both teams & products that scale.
  • You enjoy working in a collaborative environment, & youre committed to driving projects to completion creatively.
  • You can motivate & instill a strong sense of ownership in your team.
  • You have experience guiding teams through planning, prioritization, & execution of work.
  • You think ahead & build for the future.

Lyft is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues & 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 & safe workplace & strictly prohibits harassment of any kind. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance & other similar state laws & local ordinances, & its internal policy, Lyft will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest & conviction records.

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