Mobile Android SWE, New Grad (2023)

Lyft

  • 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.

You're an enthusiastic and aspiring app developer looking to take your skills to the next level by joining our Android team as a New Grad SWE. We build apps used by millions of people, and we take great pride in our work. This means excellent development practices and an organization built around rapid releases. With a focus on delightful user experiences, we balance building new features, refactoring code, and tweaking existing features based on analytics data. Every line of code gets reviewed by other developers, every pixel inspected by designers, and every feature hammered on by manual and automated QA.

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. The ideal candidate will 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?

Responsibilities:

  • Own your work, 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 and integration)
  • 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!

Experience:

  • Currently completing a degree in Computer Science with a graduation date in May/June 2023 OR recently graduated with a degree in Computer Science in 2021 or 2022
  • Previous Android internship and/or less than 2 years industry experience in Android role 
  • Strong knowledge of CS fundamentals
  • Strong knowledge of Kotlin, Java and NET
  • Experience pursuing side projects or open source projects.
  • Shipped Android apps, available on Google Play
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passion for community, sustainability, and/or transportation
  • Ability to thrive in a startup environment
  • Understanding unit testing
  • Experience with real-time technology problems
  • Contributions to open source projects
  • Experience working with databases
  • Experience solving real-time technology problems
  • Good sense of usability and product
  • Experience with mobile development
  • Previous work with social networks

(Full time) Benefits:

  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Mental health benefits
  • Family building benefits
  • In addition to 12 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Lyft Pink – Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program

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.  

This role is work-from-anywhere in the U.S., excluding U.S. territories. 

The expected pay range for this position in the US is $111,000 – $135,000. Salary ranges are dependent on a variety of factors, including qualifications, experience and geographic location. Range is not inclusive of potential equity offering, bonus or benefits. Your recruiter can share more information about the salary range specific to your working location and other factors during the hiring process.