Uncubed

Entry-Level Software Engineer - Web (Biz National Team)

Yelp, Hamburg, Germany

Connecting people with great local businesses


Our Hamburg office is located in the heart of the city and brings with it the unique advantages of booming international teams, all of whom share the same floor and are brought together by the same goal: empowering Yelp’s business products.

On the Biz National team, our mission is to make Yelp the best it can be for businesses with anywhere from 10 to thousands of locations. To achieve that mission, we do everything from data collection and analysis to creating new advertising products and building out reporting infrastructure. With the support of an onboarding buddy and the rest of your team, you’ll be encouraged to share your own opinions, come up with new ideas, and build your knowledge base. And if you're not familiar with a particular technology yet, don’t worry, we’ll help you get there!

Technologies we regularly use include ● Python ● JavaScript ● HTML ● MySQL ● SQLAlchemy ● CSS/Sass ● Docker ● Swagger ● Closure Compiler ● Cassandra ● Elastic Search ● Splunk ● Check out our GitHub page (https://yelp.github.io/) to find out more!

What You Will Do:

  • Design and build new features to connect Yelp with large scale businesses
  • Work on your own projects from day one, bridging the gap between frontend and backend
  • Implement beautiful layouts that work across all of Yelp’s platforms (desktop, mobile browsers, and mobile apps)
  • Deploy projects in a Service-Oriented Architecture, all the way from backend services to fully-featured UIs
  • Run A/B experiments and dive into the resulting data to look for trends
  • Collaborate closely with product managers, designers, and other engineering teams

What We Are Looking For:

  • Experience with at least one dynamic language
  • Knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS/Sass
  • Some experience with at least one popular server-side framework (Django, Twisted, Rails, Pyramid, CodeIgniter, Play, etc.)
  • Desire to learn, share your knowledge, and always improve your engineer-self
  • Basic familiarity with a Linux environment
  • Belief in well-tested code

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.

Want to learn more about Yelp? Visit http://www.yelp.com