Backend Software Engineering Intern – Mexico (Fall 2023)


  • Full Time

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.

We care deeply about delivering the best transportation experience; this means the best experience for the passenger and the best experience for the driver. We believe this quality of service can only be achieved with a deep understanding of our world, our cities, our streets… how they evolve, how they breathe. 

Interns work side-by-side with top engineers in the industry while having autonomy from the get-go. They contribute to user-facing products and are able to see their work go live quickly. Lyft fosters a collaborative environment in the office, so there's always a sharp mind eager to hear about your next idea. So what's yours?


  • Own your project, while checking in with other team members throughout the day with questions and updates
  • You leave the code in a better state than when you found it (progressive refactor)
  • You value reliability, ensured by testing (unit, integration and load tests)
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality and distribute knowledge
  • Continuous integration and deployment
  • Go home knowing that your work today is meaningfully improving the lives of every Lyft driver and every Lyft passenger!


  • Currently pursuing a degree in Computer Science or a related field from a university in Mexico
  • Available during Fall 2023 for a 12 week, 40 hour per week internship 
  • Strong knowledge of CS fundamentals
  • Good English communication skills
  • Passion for community, sustainability, and/or transportation
  • Ability to thrive in a startup environment
  • Experience with real-time technology problems
  • Contributions to open source projects
  • Experience working with databases
  • Experience solving real-time technology problems
  • Previous work with social networks

This job’s responsibilities can be performed from anywhere in Mexico



  • Tomar responsabilidad sobre tus proyectos, mientras estar comunicándote con otros miembros del equipo con preguntas y durante el día
  • Dejas el código en mejor estado de cuando lo encontraste (progressive refactor)
  • Valoras fiabilidad, garantizada por las pruebas (pruebas unitarias, de integración y de carga)
  • Participar en revisión de código para garantizar la calidad y distribuir el conocimiento 
  • Integraciones e implementaciones continuadas 
  • Irte a casa sabiendo que tu trabajo de hoy está mejorando las vidas de cada conductor y pasajero de Lyft!


  • Actualmente cursando un título en Ciencias de Computación o en sujeto relacionado de una universidad en Mexico
  • Estar disponible para una pasantía durante el Otoño de 2023 por 12 semanas, 40 horas por semana
  • Conocimiento de Fundamentos de Códigos Científicos 
  • Buenas habilidades de comunicación en Inglés
  • Interés en comunidad, la sostenibilidad o/y transportación
  • Capacidad para prosperar en un entorno de inicio
  • Experiencia con problemas tecnológicos en tiempo real
  • Contribuciones a proyectos de código abierto
  • Experiencia trabajando con bases de datos
  • Experiencia resolviendo problemas tecnológicos en tiempo real
  • Trabajo con redes sociales 

Las responsabilidades de este trabajo se pueden realizar desde cualquier ciudad en México

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.