Engineering Manager - Engineering Effectiveness

Our Engineering Effectiveness Teams design and build developer tools that maximize the productivity of feature engineering teams at Yelp.

As a manager on Effectiveness you’ll be involved in all parts of the software development lifecycle, work closely with developers throughout the company to understand their needs, and make their working lives better.

Your team will make strategic investments in technology across engineering, creating tools to make our developers happier and more effective, and you’ll use your empathy for developers and passion for engineering productivity to shape the day to day experience of every developer at Yelp.

What You Will Do:

  • Manage complex technical projects and a team of Software Engineers.
  • Provide frequent and constructive feedback.
  • Coach and mentor both junior and senior engineers.
  • Participate in the hiring process.
  • Roll up your sleeves and design, code and debug software alongside your team.

We Are Looking For:

  • Previous experience as a technical leader or manager.
  • Knowledge and experience working with tools such as git, build systems, package managers (PyPi, npm, RubyGem), isolated development environments (virtualenv, rbenv, docker).
  • Command of your favorite programming language: Python, Ruby, Java, C++.
  • Comfortable working in a Unix environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.


  • Love of Python and open source software.
  • Experience measuring the productivity of developers.
  • Experience with product management and/or goal setting frameworks.
  • Experience working on user-facing feature development.

Interested in applying? Sweet! Share with us why you want to work at Yelp and don't forget to mention any technical accomplishments and leadership successes.

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