Backend Developer

Tech/Product – Technology
About Lucid

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 London, Sydney, and Gurgaon.

The Opportunity

Lucid seeks an experienced Backend Engineer to join our Questions Platform team in London. This team is working on a greenfield project to dramatically change how and where questions are asked, with the goal of modernising and democratising the research industry.


    • Work as part of a full stack product team to design, build and deploy systems
    • Execute full software development life cycle
    • Write reliable, maintainable, well documented code that will scale to support millions of respondents
    • Develop RESTful web services to support both internal and external clients
    • Monitor shipped features for success and issues
    • Meet with our end users to gather requirements and further understand the problems that the team are solving


    • Proven experience taking multiple projects from conception to production
    • Ability to iterate quickly
    • Ability to develop software in Python, Go or other modern web technologies
    • Knowledge of relational databases
    • Knowledge of a modern JavaScript framework (React, Angular, Vue.js, Polymer)
    • Strong communication skills
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.