Software Engineer - Core Android (Remote)

Yelp, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Connecting people with great local businesses

Duration: Full-Time

As an engineer on the Core Android team, you’ll support Yelp’s Android community by developing tools, libraries, architectures, and infrastructure to keep things running smoothly. From continuous integration that enables our automated weekly release cycle to multi-module build setups that make our build times superfast, we’re always looking to integrate the latest and greatest technologies that make Android development at Yelp quick and easy.
Yelp engineering culture is driven by our values: we’re a cooperative team that values individual authenticity and encourages “unboring” solutions to problems. We enable all new engineers to deploy working code their first week, and your impact will only grow from there with the support of your manager, mentor, and team. At the end of the day, we're all about helping our users, growing as engineers, and having fun in a collaborative environment.

Where You Come In:

  • Develop tools, architectures, and infrastructure on top of modern open source foundations (Kotlin, Koin, Firebase Testlab, etc.) 
  • Support our continuous integration platform to enable automated weekly releases
  • Mentor other engineers and share the skills you’ve learned
  • Be a key part of the larger Android developer community at Yelp

What It Takes to Succeed:

  • Willingness to live and work in the United Kingdom
  • Several years of relevant industry experience
  • Eager to embrace challenges with scalability, reliability, and performance
  • Insistent on creating a fast and reliable developer experience
  • An advocate for Yelp’s mission to connect people with great local businesses

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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