Senior Software Engineer

Lucid is the world’s largest audience platform for sourcing and understanding real, deterministic data about human behavior at scale. The company has built the largest and most powerful programmatic survey exchange, and has enabled brands, agencies and partners to ask and answer more than 8 billion questions worldwide. With a pool of over 70 million respondents, Lucid delivers unprecedented access to consumers for data-driven decision making – about everything from marketing to product development in real-time. Lucid is headquartered in New Orleans with offices in London and Gurgaon.

The Opportunity

Lucid's dynamic, rapidly growing technology group is looking for an experienced API and backend engineer. You will help create the next generation of services for supporting both internal and external business needs for clients around the world.


  • Design, develop, and deploy services that are high-availability, low-latency, and scale infinitely
  • Work across teams and departments to meet goals
  • Take requirements from the Product team and make technical specifications
  • Plan tests with the QA team from the specifications
  • Write elegant, well-documented code that passes those tests
  • Support the DevOps team with continuous delivery of those projects
  • Turn your good practices into good libraries for the betterment of the entire team
  • Work within release schedules and report on your progress


  • Appreciate clean abstractions, narrow interfaces, and small objects
  • Experience debugging, profiling, and optimizing high performance code
  • Play well with others
  • Pragmatically applies the best data structures, algorithms, and patterns for the problem at hand
  • Technology changes often, but you keep up with it
  • Like your code, you do not fail silently

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in large and complex code bases
  • Understanding of best practices around code testing and peer review
  • Experience with modern NoSQL data stores (Cassandra, ElasticSearch, etc.)
  • Previous work with Python, JavaScript, Django, and Node.js
  • Strong mentorship game, can act as both teacher and student

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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