Tech Lead, Backend Software Engineering at Lime | Powderkeg

Location: Remote

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Software Engineering

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 250 million electric bike and scooter rides in more than 200 cities across five continents, saving an estimated 60+ million car trips. Learn more at!

Task Platform is responsible for supply task creation and prioritization to ensure fleet availability, reliability and optimal rider experience at low operating costs. We are solving operational problems by utilizing state-of- the-art algorithms and also building the first ML platform for the company.

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Engineering team and help us to revolutionize the micro-mobility space! As a Senior Engineer at Lime, you will take a technical leadership role and work as part of a world- class, multi-disciplinary team to build the core technology that powers Lime's global services.

Remote Friendly. You can work close to where you love to live and still be a key part of Lime (US & Canada only)

What You'll Do:

  • Lead a team of software engineers to deliver v1 product end to end.
  • Identify, define, and solve strategically impactful problems, including architecting and building highly scalable product platforms, leading new product initiatives, and optimizing the system efficiency , etc.
  • Be the owner of a key technical area, understand the latest technology and make technology and architecture 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.

About You:

  • Have 5+ years of professional software development experience, and a track record of building impactful products or systems
  • Strong focus on delivering high quality, tested, clean code
  • Experience working as tech lead in engineering group
  • Fluency in at least one web framework, such as Ruby on Rails
  • You have experience working with relational databases

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 $112,000, 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.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Tech Lead, Backend Software Engineering
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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