Backend Staff Software Engineer, Rider (Remote)

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2 days ago

Lime is the world's largest shared electric vehicle company. We are on a mission to build a future of transportation that is shared, affordable and carbon-free. Named a Time 100 Most Influential Company in 2021, Lime has powered more than 350 million electric bike and scooter rides in more than 200 cities across five continents, saving an estimated 75+ million car trips. Learn more at!

We are looking for a strong tech lead on the Rider team to participate in getting our Rider Experiences and Growth to the next level.
The Rider team is the heart of Lime’s business. We are responsible for serving all of Lime’s riders from signup, taking trips, pricing, loyalty, until they become power users.
You’ll work on big bets as well as scaling successful products. You’ll re-architect large scale projects to revamp the rider experiences. The best part? You’ll be able to showcase what you built with your own hands to your friends and family in real life.

U.S.-based candidates only. Preference is given to candidates based in cities where Lime operates.

What You'll Do

    • Identify, define, and solve strategically essential consumer-facing rider problems, including architecting and building highly scalable foundational product platforms, leading new product initiatives, and optimizing the core rider experience funnels, etc.
    • Scrutinize and reason clearly about the technology and architecture choices we make. In many cases, you will be the decider of these decisions.
    • Lead the cross-functional collaboration with PMs, Engineers, Design, Data Scientists, Research, and Operations teams.
    • Mentor and support other engineers on the team. Identify and develop future leaders.
    • Advise Lime’s leadership team on key technology adoption and process improvements.

About You:

    • You have a degree in Computer Science or equivalent technical background.
    • 6+ years of industry experience as a backend / fullstack software engineer.
    • Owner’s mindset. You're a self-starter and get things across the finish line.
    • Outcomes oriented. You’re comfortable with data and you focus on impact.
    • Strong influencer. You motivate and empower your team to go above and beyond.
    • Strong collaborator. You understand cross-functional strategies and involve key stakeholders in decision making.
    • Passionate. You’re passionate about Lime's mission and micromobility; you want to see cities transform to becoming people-centric and less polluted.

What We Offer

    • Opportunity to revolutionize transportation in cities around the world with the leader in urban mobility solutions.
    • Scale with a rapidly growing organization, with significant opportunity for growth.
    • Play a role in the transformation of urban mobility and sustainability.
    • Work with a team of successful, fun and motivated people.
    • Competitive salary and benefits.
In accordance with Colorado State Law, if the candidate selected for this job resides in Colorado, the anticipated minimum salary will be $168,000,plus bonus and equity (when eligible), as well as benefits. Exact salary will ultimately depend on the candidate’s qualifications. In addition to base salary, this role will be eligible for a variable bonus based on a combination of management discretion and employee performance.


Lime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s only the start. We strive to build a workforce composed of individuals with different backgrounds, abilities, identities, and mindsets—not just to do great work, but to become a better company and grow as individuals.