Want to develop for LIFX?

LIFX is seeking a Cloud Engineer to join our Melbourne team.

If you know someone who might be interested in this position please feel free to refer them. We are offering 20 LIFX bulbs of your choice to anyone who refers a candidate we end up hiring!

This role is ideal for a motivated individual to who is interesting in playing a key role in developing the LIFX Cloud.

In this role you will be working directly with our cloud engineers, integration partners and customers to build, deploy and support cloud services for our IoT products.

You will:

  • Develop features, processes and integrations on LIFX cloud and other technologies
  • Participate in time in-lieu rewarded after hours on-call roster 
  • Carry out 2nd-level direct customer support on technical issues

Desired Skills and Experience


  • Be willing to learn on the go
  • Excellent personal and written communications
  • Basic understanding of a Unix based system
  • Skilled in Ruby, Go or Python software engineering
  • Understanding of Cloud Computing with Amazon Web Services, Google Compute Cloud or similar


  • Understanding of Engineering techniques for Highly Available systems
  • An interest in topics like: Internet of Things, High Availability Systems, Microservices Architecture, Embedded Systems, Hardware design, Android and iOS Development

We prefer a candidate who is able to work in Melbourne, Australia, however we would consider remote work for the right candidate.

If you are interested in this position please email a cover letter and your resume to cloud.jobs@lifx.com with the subject ‘Cloud Engineer Position’.