Information Security Engineer (London)

Yelp, London, UK

Connecting people with great local businesses

Yelp is looking for an Information Security (InfoSec) Engineer to keep us safe and sane as our team expands to numerous offices around the world. It's an opportunity to have impact and broad scope protecting Yelp's corporate infrastructure, employees, and systems across multiple site locations.

As an InfoSec Engineer, you’ll work on improving our threat detection and response capabilities. Our awesome corporate security engineers bring a software engineering mindset to security, and build automated systems for DFIR that work at scale. You’ll also partner with our corporate infrastructure and IT teams to help architect our future authentication, identity management, and network security systems.

What You Will Do:

  • Lead threat modeling, mitigation discovery, and manual/automated verification of mitigations
  • Build tools and infrastructure for automating incident response
  • Set policies and best security practices for IT, Infrastructure, and other internal organizations and third party integrations
  • Create, validate, and audit access control policies for Yelp systems
  • Lead security education across the organization
  • Participate in incident response and forensics collection and analysis
  • Coordinate resolution of security issues with other Engineering and IT teams
  • Develop monitoring and alerting capabilities for Yelp internal security systems
  • Collaborate with teams inside of Yelp to deploy new security-related tools and processes across the organization

What We Are Looking For:

  • At least 2 years of professional experience working to secure consumer websites, mobile applications, or large corporate IT infrastructure is required
  • Participation in 24/7 incident response is required
  • Exposure to digital forensics and incident response
  • Corporate network penetration testing experience
  • Passion for educating others about security best practices
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or equivalent experience


  • Experience with PCI, SOX, and avoiding draconian compliance regimes
  • Experience conducting third party assessments of software vendors and SaaS apps
  • Threat hunting experience in large corporate infrastructure environment
  • Software development experience in Python, Java, JavaScript, Objective-C, or similar
  • Windows, MacOS, or Linux administration experience
  • Security certifications, such as CISSP

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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