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Tech Lead - Frontend


7 months ago

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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.

Lyft is looking for experienced software engineers from a scope of disciplines. We are growing our team with people who want to build, improve and incorporate technologies that make the lives of our community more enriched. As an engineer at Lyft, you'll collaborate with teams like product, data science, analytics, and operations on code that empower us to iterate quickly, while focusing on delighting our passengers and drivers.


  • Provide technical leadership and direction to the team, helping define the team’s roadmap, architecture, processes, and best practices

  • Write well-crafted, well-tested, readable, maintainable code. Leave the code in a better state than when you found it (progressive refactoring).

  • Perform thoughtful code reviews for colleagues to ensure code quality and distribute knowledge

  • Unblock, support and effectively communicate cross functionally in order to achieve results

  • Evangelize appropriate tech and engineering best practices, and occasionally give internal or external tech talks

  • Participate in hiring activities: take part in technical interviews, live coding, share detailed feedback to hiring best technical talent in the function

  • Act as a mentor to other developers on the team


  • Must have 8+ years of software engineering industry experience

  • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript, CSS, and HTML

  • Experience working with modern JavaScript frameworks, like React

  • Experience working with NodeJS and Express applications

  • Experience working with design systems (e.g. Bootstrap, Salesforce Lightning, GitHub Primer)

  • Experience with unit, integration, and end-to-end testing

  • Experience working cross-functionally with Product and Design

  • Good understanding of web performance and how browsers and DOM work


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