Software Engineer - Seek

London, England, United Kingdom · Engineering


About Lyst

Lyst is a Global Fashion Search Platform which connects millions of shoppers globally with the world’s leading fashion designers and stores, giving them a simpler, more engaging buying experience.

At Lyst we work in small, self-managing, autonomous teams with end-to-end responsibility for a specific customer-focused project. This structure brings together Lysters from all the disciplines that are needed to deliver the squad’s goals. We reward these squads for the Impact they make and value the innovative approaches that autonomy and alignment can bring. We hire great people and get out of their way.

Seek Squad

The Seek Squad is part of our Marketplace Tribe, whose mission is to design and build the most innovative ways for customers to find and buy fashion from our partners through a seamless, end-to-end experience.

Seek aims to help our users find what they're looking for amongst our vast inventory so you will be building products that leverage our inventory to ensure customers find and interact with the fashion they want. The Seek Squad consists of a cross functional team of product, design, data scientists and front-end and backend engineers.

The Role

As a Software Engineer in Seek your mission will be to help build a seamless and fundamentally useful experience to help high-intent, luxury and contemporary fashion shoppers find what they are looking for - all of this on a platform which is currently used by millions of users globally.


Most of our backend services are written in Python, but our web stack includes React, Node and GraphQL and some familiarity with or willingness to learn a bit about these technologies would also be useful.

You should be:

We have a well-defined career ladder within Engineering which is based on meritocratic principles so you can be sure of future advancement based on our four pillars: Technical Skill, Getting Stuff Done, Impact and Leadership.


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