Senior Software Engineer

London, United Kingdom · Engineering


Company Description

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.

Job Description

Lyst are hiring senior software engineers to build well engineered, innovative and long lasting solutions for our millions of online shoppers.

At the heart of Lyst is a data aggregator that lists millions of fashion products from hundreds of designers, brands and retail partners. A scraping architecture that makes more than 4 million calls a day, we automatically add, de-duplicate and moderate 1000s of new products to the site every week. On top of this data, we build systems that help people discover, follow and buy from their favourite fashion brands.

You will join a team that:

Things we use:

Python, JavaScript, Django, PostgreSQL, Redis, AWS, iOS, Elasticsearch, Docker, Ember.js, Microservices, TDD, buzzwords

You will be working on whole projects right from design through to shipping. You will enjoy collaborating with engineers and non technical teams, working on defining features and ensuring they are scaleable and delivered to project deadlines. You can find out more about the team and see some of our open source projects here:

We believe that there is no silver bullet to fix the problems and challenges we face: instead we encourage consistent iteration to ensure we are always solving problems.


Here at Lyst you will have impact on everything from code quality to our culture.

You will consider yourself an experienced engineer and have at least five years experience writing code in production. You will be passionate about great code, well built products and beautifully engineered solutions. You will be happy to work in a predominantly python based environment, enjoy testing and deploying your own code and be confident using tools like Docker and Git.

Ideally you will:


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