Jorge’s advice to wannabe Yelp Engineers? Be dedicated to building amazing products, and play well with others. The Yelp Engineering Team is super diverse—with many different backgrounds and skillsets—but everyone shares a passion for code and camaraderie. According to Jorge, teammates constantly help each other out with a smile, and they enjoy working together to create the best user experience possible.
What Jorge Does
Jorge touches base with the International Team every morning, and they share project updates with one another and resolve site issues at their Daily Stand-Up Meeting. Once everyone’s caught up, Jorge typically spends his time building automated web tools that will help translate and scale Yelp’s website as it expands internationally to millions of new users.