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Engineering Manager - Ad Market Performance (Remote)

Yelp, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Connecting people with great local businesses


At Yelp, we’re on a mission to drive the local economy by connecting users to great businesses. The Ad Market Performance team provides data, analytics, and metrics that enable us to better understand the performance of our advertising products and the quality of the connections we’re creating. We track interactions with the product and aggregate & transform large streams of data as those connections take place. We serve data that supports and informs key product decisions, including understanding the revenue impact of projects, training critical machine learning models, and defining sources of truth for our financial data pipelines.

As an Engineering Manager, you’ll lead the team responsible for the design and implementation of our ad infrastructure, ensuring that millions of complex interactions are efficiently processed every day, and helping us meet high expectations for our system availability and performance. You will empower engineers and decision-makers throughout the organization by identifying and prioritizing investment in our data products.

We’d love to have you apply, even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Yelp, we’re looking for great people, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

Where You Come In:

  • Manage a team of engineers focused on building data infrastructure for our ad products
  • Help the team stay happy and productive by removing obstacles and optimizing team processes
  • Coach and mentor engineers of all experience levels, from entry-level to senior
  • Collaborate with other engineering teams and product managers to help define the technical vision
  • Participate in the hiring process, from scouting potential candidates to interviewing and helping close new hires
  • Scale infrastructure to meet demand while keeping an eye on cost efficiency
  • Be willing to roll up your sleeves and debug/tune/code/fix alongside your teamDrive (and teach) technical incident response

What it Takes to Succeed:

  • Previous experience as a manager, with the empathy and communication skills to match
  • A. “people first” approach and a deep care for healthy team culture
  • Experience with big data processing and building large scale distributed systems
  • Experience working with technologies such as Spark, Flink, Redshift, and Cassandra
  • An understanding of how to achieve high availability, fault tolerance, performance, and disaster recovery
  • Experience using cloud computing services (AWS, Microsoft Azure, etc.)
  • Command of your favorite modern programming language: Python, Ruby, Java, C++, etc.

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.

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 resumes.

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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