Entry-Level Software Engineer - Web (Biz Activity Team)

Our Hamburg office is located in the heart of the city and brings with it the unique advantages of booming international teams, all of whom share the same floor and are brought together by the same goal: empowering Yelp’s business products.

The Biz Activity team's primary focus is to provide business owners with the tools they need to manage their magnificent presence on Yelp. We keep them informed of consumer activities on their business page and help them stay on top of their customers’ needs, equipping them with simple tools to create meaningful content and enhance the Yelp experience for everyone. You’ll be working on an agile team, side by side with mobile engineers, to make complex features available through clean and intuitive interfaces. And if you're not familiar with a particular technology yet, don’t worry, we’ll help you get there!

Technologies we regularly use include ● Python ● JavaScript ● HTML ● MySQL ● SQLAlchemy ● CSS/Sass ● Docker ● Swagger ● Closure Compiler ● Cassandra ● Elastic Search ● Splunk ● Check out our GitHub page (https://yelp.github.io/) to find out more!

What You Will Do:

  • Design and build new features for our website and mobile apps
  • Explore various aspects of feature development, e.g., work on the mobile apps' backend for one project and focus on web frontend the next
  • Deploy projects in a Service-Oriented Infrastructure
  • Work closely with product managers and designers
  • Run experiments and analyze the resulting data

What We Are Looking For:

  • Understanding of at least one popular server-side MVC framework (Django, Twisted, Rails, Pyramid, CodeIgniter, Play, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS/Sass
  • Some familiarity with a Linux environment
  • Interest in backend/frontend performance analysis
  • Basic understanding of web security best practices


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