Yelp

Software Engineer - Application Backend (Remote)

3+ months agoBirmingham, United Kingdom
Want to join a team where your work makes a significant impact? Using the richest source of local business data and user-generated content in the world, Yelp’s application backend engineers work closely with mobile and web developers to  generate and power our websites and mobile apps, bringing Yelp’s 224M+ reviews to millions of users all around the world. 

Application backend engineers take on a diverse set of challenges across the engineering org, from building products for business owners to get the most out of Yelp, to taking on some of the most meaningful problems in distributed computing and API design.

Where You Come In:

  • Build new features on top of our Service-Oriented Architecture
  • Iterate quickly using Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment principles
  • Articulate a technical vision and execute it
  • Give back by mentoring other engineers and sharing the skills you learn

What It Takes to Succeed:

  • Based or willing to relocate within the United Kingdom
  • Relevant industry experience
  • An understanding of and interest in elegant API designs
  • Relevant experience in at least one programming language: Python, C, Java, Go, Rust, etc.
  • A craving for new knowledge and challenges

What You’ll Get:

  • Full responsibility for projects from day one, an awesome team, and a dynamic work environment
  • Competitive salary with equity in the company, a pension scheme, and an optional employee stock purchase program
  • 25 days paid holiday initially (rising to 29 with service), plus one floating holiday
  • Private health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Flexible working hours and meeting-free Wednesdays
  • Regular 3-day Hackathons and weekly learning groups, always with interesting topics
  • Opportunities to participate in digital events and conferences
  • £58 per month toward any wellness activity of your choice
  • Quarterly team offsites

Yelp values diversity. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to Age, Disability, Gender Reassignment, Marriage or Civil Partnership, Pregnancy and Maternity, Race, Religion or Belief, Sex.

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Job ID: 8533f611-5c82-45e3-bc10-c1057c820ce5