Staff Backend Engineer at Parallel
San Francisco, CA, US
As a Engineer at Lyric, you will work with a world-class team of engineers, data scientists, product managers, designers, and other operational professionals. This is a great opportunity to own the development of our front-end as well as contribute to server-side development. 

What you'll be doing:

  • Own end to end development of your products: design, implement, deploy, and support.
  • Collaborate with product management and other engineers on technical vision, design, and planning.
  • Write great automated tests and lead on operational excellence.
  • Contribute to and advocate for good engineering practices.

We’re looking for something with:

  • 4+ years of experience developing complex software systems.
  • Experience with a mix of modern programming languages. Ideally, experience with both interpreted languages (Python, Ruby, etc) and compiled languages (JVM-languages, C-ish, etc).
  • Experience with modern web development. 
  • Enjoys developing rich, web-based visualizations using D3.js or similar technologies.
  • Experience with database schema design and query optimization. 
  • You enjoy agile software development processes. 
  • Experience with cloud-computing services like AWS, Google App Engine, etc. 

Your first 90 Days

  • Understand and contribute to the architectural direction of our analytics systems.
  • You will actively deploy code to our production systems
  • Begin the development of the next version of our real estate identification and assessment tool.

Perks and Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary and Equity
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Commuter Subsidy
  • Fitness Subsidy
  • 401k
  • Education Subsidy
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Pet Friendly Office

About Us:

Lyric is building the next great hospitality company.
 
We design and manage premium short-term rentals, that combine the spaciousness of an apartment, the amenities of a 4-star hotel, the productivity of your favorite work space, and the creative inspiration of an artistic studio.
 
Powering everything we do is a proprietary software and data platform designed to inform every aspect of our operations - from location selection to inventory design, revenue management to personalized guest experiences.
 
The global accommodations industry is worth more than $1T/year, but it hasn’t kept up with the needs of today’s modern traveler. Lyric is changing that.
 
We set out to re-imagine what this future will look like, and we'd love to have you along as part of that journey!

Our team

We are a fast growing team founded by veteran entrepreneurs and backed by a number of the largest and most respected VC’s in the world. Headquartered in downtown San Francisco, we're hiring top talent across all business units!