Where: The Automotive Campus in Helmond, our second office in Utrecht or remotely. But for the full on-site experience: Helmond is part of Brainport: the heart of Europe's innovation. You will feel at home here.
Experience: Approximately 2-5 years
Degree: Bachelor's or Master's degree
Working at Lightyear is a unique experience. You get the opportunity to work for a company with a pure and meaningful mission. A mission that will make a positive and lasting impact on future generations.
What will you do as a Medior Software Engineer Cloud Platform?
As a Medior Software Engineer you will help build Lightyear’s cloud platform powering the car, mobile app, website and internal tools; collecting fleet telemetry data and providing integrations between partner and Lightyear backend systems to support us in getting the first solar electric vehicle to market.
The cloud platform will be built around an event streaming backbone, our data platform, and accessible through public APIs using Lambda functions written in Rust. You will do this together with the rest of our multidisciplinary IT team.
As Lightyear is still a young company you have plenty of opportunities to make your mark in our processes. You regularly have discussions with relevant stakeholders and the IT Team. Of course, when you are heading off to our epic Friday afternoon drinks at the end of the week, you will be having a highly contributed feeling about your achieved results! Building the way forward for Lightyear. Your job will consist of but is not limited to:
Did we trigger your enthusiasm? Let’s see if you have what it takes!
What do we expect from a Medior Software Engineer at Lightyear?
In order to succeed in the dynamic world of Lightyear; pro-activity, professionalism, communication, and adaptability are crucial. We are looking for people with an ambitious attitude who learn from the past (tried and tested) and who strive to set new standards when needed. You can work within a team or independently. You are flexible and can work under pressure. Furthermore, we are looking for someone with:
On a personal level, you can relate to the following characteristics; of course, you are a logical thinker who can work conscientious, structured, and organized. You are a fast and eager learner who can work within a team but also independently.
What can you expect from Lightyear?
In addition to a challenging role we also offer:
Lightyear is an innovative and progressive scale-up with one mission: clean mobility for everyone, everywhere.
Lightyear originates from the legacy as a multiple world championship of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge® Cruiser Class. Officially established in 2016 by 5 visionaries with the dream to make this groundbreaking technology accessible to everyone, everywhere. In order to accelerate the transition towards a truly sustainable solution for mobility, we believe that it is necessary to completely rethink automotive design by starting from scratch, not limited by industry conventions.
At Lightyear, we all strive for the same goal. We have a team with diverse skill sets and backgrounds; all working tirelessly towards clean mobility for everyone, everywhere. We’re proud of our culture and live up to our core values: think independently, be bold, deliver the change, put people first and take responsibility. Our shared vision is what unites and drives us.
Will you step on board to embark on the adventure with us?