Career

Having recently graduated with a degree in Computer Science and started working as a software engineer, I have found myself receiving a deluge of questions from friends, family, even random people in the streets. Among being asked to fix printers or getting solicitations for free coding work, one of the…

Every year Lucid takes on a large number of interns across departments. We asked three interns from our Summer 2022 cohort—Amelia Ward, Customer Operations; Sriraag Govardha, Product Management; and Jaden Peterson, Software Engineering—to reflect on their internship experience from this year: What has been the most surprising part of your…

Toward the end of my junior year in university, my algorithms professor said he was restarting the university’s competitive programming club and that he was looking for students interested in participating. I didn’t have much going on during the summer and figured it would look good on my resume after…

We’re excited to continue our series of interviews with members of our scrum teams. Today we interviewed Gen Bennett, a Quality Assurance Specialist, and Zack Rowley and Kai Rogers, Sr. Quality Assurance Specialists. Note that Quality Assurance is frequently shortened to QA. How do you build good relationships with the…

Flexible Onboarding Hiring and onboarding new talent is a significant task that many companies deal with regularly. One of the most challenging parts of this process is team placement. How do you determine the best team for a new hire?  There are two general approaches to making team assignments: Static…

We’re excited to continue our series of interviews with members of our scrum teams. Today we  interviewed Laura Luttmer, a Group Product Manager, Will Wang, a Product Manager, and Caro Seiler, a Sr. Product Manager. Note that Product Manager or Product Management are frequently shortened to PM. How did you…

We’re excited to continue our series of interviews with members of our scrum teams. Today we  interviewed Aditya More, a User Experience Designer, Lauren Kett, a User Experience Researcher, and Rob Witt, a User Experience Manager. Note that User Experience is frequently shortened to UX. What inspired you to become…

This is part of our interview series with the different members of our scrum teams. In this post, we interview Tanner Yorgason and Carlos Amador, Software Engineers, and Alyssa Stringham, an Engineering Manager. What is life like as a software engineer at Lucid? Tanner: I pursued software engineering largely because…

When it comes to how teams work together in a SaaS product environment, Lucid doesn’t have an uncommon method—we work in an Agile environment with Scrum teams. What makes Lucid unique is how our Scrum environment is defined. While this can easily be summed up with the adage that “everyone…

Interviewing at many tech companies focuses on algorithms and data structures, especially for new graduates from colleges. These core concepts represent demonstrable skills of potential candidates. Often, industry interviewers weigh whether candidates understand these topics well enough at a general level. They will build from that foundation into specific areas…