How do you find the perfect restaurant for your friend’s birthday? How do you find a great auto repair professional to help fix your broken windshield? Yelp connects people with great local businesses!
The Search Infrastructure team at Yelp designs, builds, and maintains core search services that power business critical use-cases like search ranking, ad delivery, recommendations among others. We are responsible for building and scaling our backend search engine, our real-time indexing system responsible for making massive amounts of Yelp data consumable for search, running machine learning models for ranking and the Search API used to build, execute and augment search results to surface the most relevant business, photos, review content.
Yelp’s engineering culture is driven by our values: we’re a cooperative team that values individual authenticity and encourages “unboring” solutions to problems. You’ll deploy production code in your first week, give input on technical roadmaps your first month, and continue to grow from there with the support of your manager, mentor, and team.
Where You Come In:
Design, build, and deploy systems and services that deliver the most relevant search results to Yelp’s users
Write code and documentation, participate in code reviews, mentor other engineers
Collaborate with other engineering teams and product managers to help define the technical roadmap
Participate in a light on-call rotation, handing off to US-based teams during the night time; no getting woken up in the middle of the night by a 3am page!
What it Takes to Succeed:
Based or willing to relocate within United Kingdom
Experience building large-scale distributed systems
Experience working with one of more technologies, such as Elasticsearch, Apache Lucene, Apache Flink, Apache Beam,
Kubernetes Fluency in, Java, Scala, Python or a similar language—familiarity with more than one is a plus
Strong knowledge of systems and application design with an understanding of operational and reliability trade-offs
Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, and complexity analysis
Exposure to cloud computing services like AWS, Azure, etc.
Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
What You'll Get:
Full responsibility for projects from day one, an awesome team, and a dynamic work environment
Competitive salary with equity in the company, a pension scheme, and an optional employee stock purchase program
25 days paid holiday initially, rising to 29 with service
Private health insurance, including dental and vision
Regular 3-day Hackathons and weekly learning groups, always with interesting topics
Opportunities to participate in events and conferences throughout Europe and the US
Yelp values diversity. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to Age, Disability, Gender Reassignment, Marriage or Civil Partnership, Pregnancy and Maternity, Race, Religion or Belief, Sex.
Note: Yelp does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to any recruiting alias or employee. Yelp is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resume
Yelp connects people with great local businesses. Our users have contributed approximately 127 million cumulative reviews of almost every type of local business, from restaurants, boutiques and salons to dentists, mechanics, plumbers and more. These reviews are written by people using Yelp to share their everyday local business experiences, giving voice to consumers and bringing “word of mouth” online.