Software Engineer - Productivity Engineering

Yelp, San Francisco, CA

Connecting people with great local businesses

It ain't easy running internal applications with 4000+ users and 50.3M+ dataset, but we do it with just a few people. This team does it all. They tame data pipelines, implement brand-new features, and push it all out that night. They love being responsible for whole systems, and they love scaling those systems to the next level. Your solutions will empower our internal users and help drive global revenue opportunities.

In this role, you will work with a team of top-notch engineers, technical analysts and product managers to create business solutions for our internal users. Come be part of the team that enables yelper productivity.

We Are Looking For:

  • Able to design and build systems that are simple and scale.
  • In-depth experience (3+ years) in Programming and Services Oriented Architecture.
  • 1-3 years experience with Kafka, Data Processing, Data Pipelines, and Data structures.
  • Command of your favorite modern programming language: Python, Ruby, Java, Objective-C, C++, etc.
  • Comprehensive computer-science fundamentals.
  • Excitement about the challenges of data.
  • Comfortable working in a Unix environment.
  • Experience mentoring newer engineers.


  • Love of Python.
  • Full stack ninja.
  • Active contributor to open source software.
  • Command-line scripting skills.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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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