Lead ML Product Manager - Search & Discovery (Remote)

Yelp, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Connecting people with great local businesses

Duration: Full-Time

Yelp is looking for a Product Manager to build state-of-the-art search features and algorithms. In this highly visible and impactful role, you’ll use machine learning to deliver personalized, context-aware business recommendations for billions of searches every year. 

The culture at Yelp is nimble and fun and you’ll work with a cross-functional group of product managers, ML engineers, and data scientists. You’ll have full ownership of the product you’re working on and will be able to make fast decisions in a highly collaborative environment.

We’d love you to apply, even if you don't feel you meet every single point 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:

  • Work with the team to develop creative machine learning and information retrieval ideas to improve Yelp search, and carry those ideas all the way through to launch
  • Perform and direct analyses to deeply understand what is happening in our search product and identify new areas for our engineering teams to focus on
  • Have a healthy obsession for experimentation and data: validating hypotheses & iterating quickly
  • Play a key role in ensuring that product efforts support the company’s overall strategy and goals

What It Takes To Succeed:

  • Based or willing to relocate within the United Kingdom
  • Problem solver: loves to figure out complex, unstructured problems and constantly thinks about how to make processes more efficient; you can do your own analysis using iPython and SQL
  • Several years of search ranking product management experience
  • Ability to bring focus: knows what matters most to make the business successful and are able to effectively translate that focus to the team 
  • Bias towards action: you’re a great collaborator, master disambiguator, and are constantly pushing toward clarity and results 
  • Tech savvy: experience solving difficult, company-critical technical problems 

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
Local businesses are turning to Yelp because we’re uniquely positioned to help them reach their customers during these challenging times. Our Engineering & Product teams have responded by quickly identifying their needs and building innovative products and features to support them. Our commitment to connecting people with great local businesses has never been stronger.

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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