Engineering Manager - Core Services (Remote)

Yelp, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Connecting people with great local businesses

Ready to take your Engineering leadership career to the next level? Our Engineering Effectiveness group designs, builds, and operates large-scale systems that enable Yelp developers to deliver world class features. We love to accelerate engineering workflows and deliver great developer experiences as we scale complex, highly reliable systems.  

As the Engineering Manager of Yelp’s Core Services team, you will lead, coach, and grow a team of talented engineers in building infrastructure to enrich and streamline the Python developer experience. This team will build developer productivity tools, libraries and establish best practices to help service authors write high quality, performant, maintainable code in Python. These frameworks will enable the majority of backend engineers who work on customer-facing products at Yelp deliver features quickly and reliably.

This opportunity is fully remote and does not require you to be located in any particular area in Canada. We welcome applicants from throughout Canada.

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:

  • You will help the team stay productive by removing obstacles and optimizing team processes.
  • You will coach and mentor engineers of all experience levels, from recent graduates to senior engineers.
  • You will collaborate with your team, your stakeholders, and other Engineering leaders across engineering to define and influence a product vision and roadmap.
  • You will play an essential role in the hiring process, from scouting potential candidates to interviewing to helping close new hires.
  • You will support your team as they scale infrastructure to meet demand while keeping an eye on reliability.

What It Takes to Succeed:

  • You have previous experience as a manager taking a “people first” approach; maintaining a healthy team culture is your priority, and you lead through empathy.
  • You have great communication skills and can develop communication skills in your team.
  • You have experience building Python or similar object oriented programming languages.
  • You have a technical background and can help your team evaluate trade-offs during design and development.

What You’ll Get:

  • This opportunity has the option to be fully remote in all locations across Canada.
  • You can find more information about Yelp's five star benefits here!
Vaccination against COVID-19 is not required for this role. We nonetheless encourage all employees to get vaccinated. Employees who are not vaccinated may not visit Yelp’s offices or participate in any in-person work activities, and are not eligible to transfer or be promoted to a role that requires vaccination.


At Yelp, we believe that diversity is an expression of all the unique characteristics that make us human: race, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, and education — and those are just a few. We recognize that diverse backgrounds and perspectives strengthen our teams and our product. The foundation of our diversity efforts are closely tied to our core values, which include “Playing Well With Others” and “Authenticity.”

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.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected] or 415-969-8488.

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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