Software Engineer - Core iOS (Remote)

Yelp, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom

Connecting people with great local businesses

Duration: Full-Time

Have you ever wondered what happens under the hood when you hit “Build”? Do you often think of ways to improve code deployment systems? Or have an opinion on what makes a quality acceptance test? If so, you may be the next Core iOS engineer at Yelp.

Yelp’s Core iOS team is part of our Engineering Effectiveness group, responsible for creating and maintaining the infrastructure that facilitates iOS app development. The tools we build and platforms we maintain allow Yelp’s feature teams to focus their time and effort on shipping products that bring value to the company. We see ourselves as infrastructure engineers with a passion for iOS development and empathy for the community of iOS engineers that we support.
If you’re an iOS engineer who’s new to the infrastructure space but eager to learn, we’d love to hear what you could bring to the team.

Where You Come In:

  • Ensure Yelp’s iOS community can leverage Apple’s latest and greatest tools
  • Support and improve on Yelp’s iOS Jenkins pipelines
  • Help maintain a high-quality bar for Yelp’s iOS app releases
  • Keep a pulse on any new technologies that can promote effectiveness in Yelp’s iOS engineering community
  • Mentor other engineers and share the skills you’ve learned
  • Continue to learn, grow, and help us take on brand new challenges

What it Takes to Succeed:

  • Willingness to live and work in the United Kingdom
  • Several years of relevant industry experience
  • Capable of working independently and comfortable coordinating with peers in North American time zones
  • An understanding of the iOS platform (e.g., Xcode, Swift)
  • Familiarity or an eagerness to learn the following: Xcode build architecture; the Jenkins CI system; the Carthage dependency management system; UNIX shell, Git-based workflows, and building command-line tools
  • Strong grasp of software systems design and architecture

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), plus one floating holiday
  • Private health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Flexible working hours and meeting-free Wednesdays
  • Regular 3-day Hackathons and weekly learning groups, always with interesting topics
  • Opportunities to participate in digital events and conferences
  • £58 per month toward any wellness activity of your choice
  • Quarterly team offsites 

Yelp values diversity. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to Race/Ethnic Origin, Sex, Religion/Belief, Disability, Age, Sexual Orientation.

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About Yelp

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.

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