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Senior Software Engineer - Core Services (Remote)

Yelp, Remote, Remote, United Kingdom

Connecting people with great local businesses

Duration: Full-Time


Are you interested in building productivity tools to enable the backend Python community at Yelp to develop quickly and reliably? The Core Services team creates tools, libraries, and best practices to help service Yelp’s engineers to write high quality, performant, maintainable code in Python. 

We’re looking for an experienced engineer to facilitate the development and testing of Python services, libraries, and system packages. You’ll help build the infrastructure that enriches and streamlines the Python developer experience while maintaining standards and Python libraries for communication between services. 
 
Yelp engineering culture is driven by our values: we’re a cooperative team that values individual authenticity, and encourages creative solutions to problems. All new engineers deploy working code their first week, and your impact will only grow from there with the support of your manager, mentor, and team. At the end of the day, we’re all about helping our users, growing as engineers, and having fun in a collaborative environment.

This opportunity requires you to be located in the United Kingdom.

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:

  • Build and maintain tools for developing and testing Python services and packages.
  • Iterate quickly using Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment principles.
  • Articulate a technical vision and execute it.
  • Give back by mentoring other engineers and sharing the skills you learn.
  • Collaborate with team members and engineers across the company to design elegant systems.

What It Takes to Succeed:

  • Several years of relevant industry experience.
  • Ability to coordinate and work with multiple teams/stakeholders to execute on high-impact projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to design, build, and roll out future-proof productivity tools across medium to large organizations.
  • Great understanding of Linux, databases, and Service Oriented Architecture. 
  • Relevant experience in at least one server-side programming language, preferably Python.
  • You’re excited about the challenges of scalability, reliability, and performance

What You'll Get:

  • Full responsibility for projects from day one, a collaborative team, and a dynamic work environment.
  • Competitive salary with equity in the company, a pension scheme, and an optional employee stock purchase plan.
  • 25 days paid holiday (rising to 29 with service), plus one floating holiday.
  • £150 monthly reimbursement to help cover remote working expenses.
  • £75 caregiver reimbursement to support dependent care for families.
  • Private health insurance, including dental and vision.
  • Flexible working hours and meeting-free Wednesdays.
  • Regular 3-day Hackathons, bi-weekly learning groups, and productivity spending to support and encourage your career growth. 
  • Opportunities to participate in digital events and conferences.
  • £56 per month to use toward qualifying wellness expenses.
  • Quarterly team offsites.
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Yelp values diversity. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other protected status.

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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