Senior-Level Software Engineer - Web (Biz Growth 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 Growth team continuously improves the claiming and onboarding experience for new business owners on both the web and mobile platforms. We move fast, and on our team you’ll never have an ordinary day, constantly shifting between experimenting, iterating, and implementing new features. If you're passionate about logging, metrics, and A/B testing, then the Biz Growth team is the perfect home for you!

What You Will Do:

  • Design and document new systems.
  • Lead cross-platform projects.
  • Run experiments and analyze the resulting data.
  • Constantly improve the monitoring and alerting of our services.
  • Mentor interns or newly-hired engineers.
  • Continue to learn, grow, and help us tackle brand new challenges.

Technologies We Use:

  • Python and popular Python libraries/ tools (e.g., SQLAlchemy, Pylint, tox, PyPI).
  • Javascript, jQuery, Google Closure.
  • Testing: testify, py.test, Selenium WebDriver.
  • API: Swagger, Zipkin.
  • Monitoring: Sensu, SignalFX, Splunk.
  • DB: MySQL, Cassandra.

We Are Looking For:

  • A strong team player who is always looking to improve their skills.
  • In-depth command of your favorite scripting and/or programming language.
  • Deep understanding of at least one popular server-side MVC framework (Django, Twisted, Rails, Pyramid, CodeIgniter, Play, etc.).
  • Understanding of web security best practices.
  • Comfortable working in a Unix environment.
  • Bonus: Participation in FOSS and interest in public speaking.


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