Software Engineer

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 seeks a Backend Engineer to join our Marketplace Engineering team in {city}. This team is working to develop API's for the Lucid platform to support Lucid's three product lines and create microservices to empower our internal and external clients to create customizable integrations. Some of our teams challenges include scaling computing and storage needs as our business grows; maintaining low latency and high availability; and designing resilient, robust, and secure systems.


  • Develop RESTful APIs to support both internal and external clients.
  • Build reliable, maintainable, well documented features that will scale to support millions of respondents.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in developing software for user interface, business logic, data modeling and systems, and component integration.
  • Execute full software development life cycle as part of an Agile team, including:
  • Collaborate with Product Managers to refine and modify requirements.
  • Follow established design paradigms and design patterns.
  • Follow strong unit testing and integration testing practices.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to monitor shipped features for success and issues.
  • Support the business teams and product managers in data extracts and data analysis.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Competency in data structures, algorithms, and software design.
  • Experience with high volume and high performance web applications.
  • Highly proficient SQL and Database skills.
  • Ability to rapidly debug and solve problems in unfamiliar areas.
  • Experience in working in an agile environment with rapidly changing requirements and tight deadlines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-5 years of hands-on software development experience in Python, Go/Golang, Node.js, or  other modern web technologies
  • Working knowledge of Git, GitHub, and version control best practices.
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes.
  •  Experience with Amazon Web Services.
  •  Experience with microservice architecture and platforms.
  • Community or open source involvement (e.g. Hackathons, local user groups)

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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