Application Backend Engineer - University Graduate (Hamburg)

We’re a growing team of dedicated software engineers and we need you! If you’re ready to jump headfirst into the stack, you’ve come to the right place. Our Hamburg team is hiring recent Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctorate graduates to join us in our mission to make Yelp’s user experience the best it can be. Working on your own projects from day one, you'll be bridging the gap between Yelp’s frontend and backend, and developing and deploying new features together with our design and product teams. With the support of an onboarding buddy and the rest of your team, you’ll be encouraged to share your own opinions, come up with new ideas, and build your knowledge base.

Sound like a dream? Apply today and make it your reality!

Technologies we regularly use include ● Python ● MySQL ● Pyramid ● Swagger ● Docker ● Splunk ● Git ● Check out our GitHub page (https://yelp.github.io/) to find out more!

What You Will Do:

  • Design, build, deploy, and interact with services using the best Python practices
  • Write clean and well-documented code, interacting with engineers all over the world
  • Keep an eye on run-time complexity and maintain an understanding of space-time tradeoffs
  • Collaborate with product managers and engineers from other teams to successfully ship top-notch features

What We Are Looking For:

  • Interest in building whole systems that are simple yet scalable
  • Expertise in at least one modern programming language
  • Exposure to one or more databases, including schema design and query tuning
  • Desire to learn, share your knowledge, and always improve your engineer-self
  • Familiarity with a Linux environment and belief in well-tested code


Meet Some of Yelp's Employees

Jorge G.

Software Engineer

Jorge creates new artifacts and features for Yelp’s website. He makes sure that tools are scalable, and that Yelp can support the increase in traffic as it expands around the world.

Carmen J.

Software Engineer - Mobile Development (Android)

Carmen works on the Android Team, writing code and programming features for Yelp’s mobile app. She connects members to the online community and places Yelp’s resources at their fingertips.


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