Software Engineer

New Orleans
Tech/Product – Tech/Product
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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 New York, London, Sydney and Gurgaon.

The Opportunity:

Lucid seeks a Backend Engineer to join our Core Supply and Demand team in New Orleans. Remote positions possible depending on the applicant. This team is working to develop API's for the Lucid platform to support Lucid's 3 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 web services to support both internal and external clientsWrite reliable, maintainable, well documented code that will scale to support millions of respondents
    • Execute full software development life cycle as part of an Agile team, including:
    • Collaborate with Product Managers to refine and modify requirements
    • Following established design paradigms and design patterns
    • Strong unit testing and integration testing practices
    • Participate in on-call rotation to monitor shipped features for success and issues
    • Support the business teams and product managers in data extracts and data analysis
    • Demonstrate proficiency in developing software for user interface, business logic, data modeling and systems and component integration


    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science
    • 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
    • Experience with .NET framework
    • Working knowledge of JavaScript, JSON, and other associated technologies
    • Working knowledge of Git, GitHub, and version control best practices
    • Familiarity with containerization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes
    • Experience with Amazon Web Services specifically, or any cloud host
    • Experience with microservice architecture and platforms
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.