Engineer, Business Automation

Lucid is a market research platform that provides access to authentic, first-party data in over 90 countries. Our products and services enable anyone, in any industry, to ask questions of targeted audiences and find the answers they need – fast. These answers can be used to uncover consumer motivations, increase revenue, and measure the impact of digital advertising. Founded in 2010, Lucid is headquartered in New Orleans, LA with offices in Dallas, New York, London, Sydney, Singapore, Gurgaon, Prague, and Hamburg.


The Opportunity

Lucid is experiencing rapid growth and is looking for software engineers to join our Business Automation team in New Orleans, LA. The Business Automation team designs, builds, and maintains systems that improve Lucid employees' workflows. This role is primarily focused on the back end integration of internal systems (both proprietary and 3rd party) with secondary opportunity for infrastructure management.

Responsibilities

  • Develop RESTful API web services using a design-first approach
  • Adopt clean code structure best practices from feedback provided in code reviews
  • Monitor critical business applications as part of a team on an on-call rotation
  • Implement solutions from requirements gathered about internal stakeholders' workflows
  • Build integrations between internally used systems
  • Deploy and maintain Business Automation infrastructure in AWS
  • Collaborate with teammates to integrate Salesforce as an interface to your APIs
  • Update legacy applications to align with outlined development best practices

Qualifications

  • Python experience with exposure to web development frameworks, like Django or Flask
  • Usage of Git best practices for version-controlled code
  • Independent worker with an ability to adapt in an ever-changing work environment and an interest in self-learning
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of development experience or 3-5 years of working experience
  • Exposure to or interest in learning finance, HR, sales, and operations business workflows
  • Experience designing, documenting, and testing RESTful APIs using Swagger/OpenAPI and Postman
  • Exposure to modern front end technologies, like JavaScript/TypeScript and React
  • Appreciation for the importance of solution-driven development in a user-focused environment
  • Experience managing web services infrastructure in AWS, with competencies in VPC management, Elastic Beanstalk, AWS Lambda, EC2s, RDS, Route 53, API Gateway, S3, and CloudFront
  • Development in modern statically typed back end technologies, such as Golang
  • Understanding of the Salesforce data model and experience developing against Salesforce APIs
  • Prior responsibility with web service maintenance and monitoring using tools such as New Relic and PagerDuty

At Lucid we foster a collaborative and inspiring workplace.  We pride ourselves in doing this by recruiting, hiring and retaining diverse, passionate, and forward-thinking talent. Lucid is committed to and encourages an inclusive environment and we are dedicated to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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