Software Engineering Manager, Mexico City

    • Mexico City, Mexico

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 needs experienced Engineering Managers from a breadth of disciplines. Our team has a history of enabling rich and creative features that set the standard for the ride-sharing industry. We constantly innovate and incorporate cutting-edge technologies to make the lives of our community more enriched. Lyft connects people to transportation to change the way we live and get around our communities. Lyft Business connects Lyft to thousands of companies and organizations to offer safe, affordable and reliable solutions for ground transportation needs. Our goal is to make transportation-as-a-service a reality for organizations of all sizes and all industries. We operate as a startup within a startup and build solutions to extend Lyft’s reach to our society.

Come join the team at Lyft that is focused on enabling and empowering engineering teams to deliver at scale. The role on this team offers a unique opportunity to directly impact the revenue bottom line for Lyft, while partnering with almost all of Lyft’s feature, business and operational teams.

Responsibilities:


  • Lead a team of talented engineers who like to ship code and tackle hard engineering problems

  • Mentor and guide the professional and technical development of your team members. Help develop their careers and assign them to projects tailored to their skill levels, personalities, work styles, and professional goals

  • Build teams that are collaborative, inclusive, and respectful of each other

  • Provide continuous feedback, address underperformance, and recognize the individual strengths and contributions of your team members

  • Create plans for prioritizing technical and resourcing challenges in your organization

  • Maintain a balance between building sustainable, high-impact projects and shipping things quickly

  • Instill a spirit of continuous improvement in the team’s code, architecture, and processes

  • Work closely with the Lyft recruiting team to hire high potential candidates from diverse backgrounds

  • Work with your engineers and/or product managers to maintain a prioritized backlog and create short term and long-term goals

  • Own your team’s deliverables and ensure we continue to ship scalable, highly-available products that delight our passengers and drivers

  • Help your team build relationships across functions with Support, Marketing, Ops, BizDev, or other teams to ensure Lyft’s continuing success


 Experience:

  • You have a technical background and are able to contribute to planning and design discussions

  • You are steadfastly focused on your customers, whether they are drivers, passengers, or other Lyft employees

  • You have experience leading a team of engineers and guiding them through their career development

  • You believe in building both teams and products that scale

  • You enjoy working in a collaborative environment, and you’re committed to driving projects to completion creatively

  • You can motivate and instill a strong sense of ownership in your team

  • You have experience guiding teams through planning, prioritization, and execution of work

  • You think ahead and build for the future 


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