Software Engineer - Application Backend (Toronto)
Yelp Inc.
Toronto, Canada
5d ago


Yelp is the richest source of local business data and user-generated content in the world, and our application backend engineers use that data to power our websites and mobile apps.

As an application backend engineer you’ll be working closely with mobile and web application developers to bring our 190M+ reviews to millions of users all around the world.

Application backend engineers are taking on a diverse set of challenges across Yelp engineering. Want to make a huge impact on our users looking for the best local businesses?

Build products for business owners to get the most out of Yelp? Take on some of the most meaningful problems in distributed computing and API design?

We'd love to talk. We are an agile team that creates an amazing experience for millions of Yelpers.

Yelp engineering culture is driven by our values : we’re a cooperative team that values individual authenticity, and encourages unboring solutions to problems.

We enable all new engineers to deploy working code their first week, and your impact will only grow from there with the support of your manager, mentor and team.

At the end of the day, we are all about helping our users, growing as engineers, and having fun in a collaborative environment.

What You Will Do :

  • 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
  • We Are Looking For :

  • 2+ years of relevant industry experience.
  • Understanding of and interest in elegant API designs.
  • Relevant experience at least one programming language - Python, C, Java, Go, Rust, etc.
  • A craving for new knowledge and challenges
  • Pluses :

  • Familiarity with mobile and web development.
  • Love of Python.
  • Excitement about the challenges of scalability, reliability, and performance.
  • Proven SQL knowledge.
  • Yelp values diversity. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition or disability.

    Note : Yelp does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to any recruiting alias or employee. Yelp is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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