Software Engineer - New Grad - Data Mining ( Start 2018 ) in San Francisco

Software Engineer - New Grad - Data Mining ( Start 2018 )
Yelp Inc.
San Francisco CA USA

Job Details

Updated on 2019-05-30


Yelp's data mining engineers do everything from improving business ranking to building state-of-the-art data streaming pipelines. And we're growing our team! We are hiring students pursuing a Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate degree. We are an agile team that creates an amazing experience for millions of Yelpers and business owners. We are passionate engineers, sure, but we are also fire spinners, roller girls, pilots, bakers, cartwheelers, and makers (of burrito bombers and 3D-printed trophies). Join our world-class team and be one of the personalities that make the Yelp culture awesome.

Our Search, Machine Learning, Ads, and Trust & Safety teams see 100+ million Yelp reviews and millions of monthly unique users as one giant playground for data mining machine learning. They banter about Bandits, know their way down a Gradient, and aren’t too Naïve to kick back in our Bay(es) Area offices. We love new ideas and collaboration: don’t come here with any Prior prejudices or you will Maximize your Likelihood of getting your Posterior kicked. Our teams eat data for breakfast, chew it up, and spit out useful products. Saddle up and get on board!We're looking for graduates who are ready to start working in 2018.

If you're still in school and looking for 2019 opportunities, please visit our Software Engineer - New Grad posting.

What You Will Do:

  • Work with the team to come up with creative ideas for new products and signals, then carry those ideas all the way to launch
  • Explore data to measure the impact of your changes and come up with ideas for how to maximize that impact
  • Work closely with infrastructure engineers to make sure that your algorithms will effectively scale to large datasets and to ensure that their systems provide the flexibility needed for your ideas.

What Are We Looking For:

  • Passion for big data and creative ideas for what to do with it
  • Experience with the algorithms and data structures to make your ideas workableUnderstanding of machine learning and information retrieval
  • Expertise in your favorite modern programming language: Python, Ruby, Java, Objective-C, or C++
  • Ready to start working in the 2018 calendar year in Yelp HQ, SF!

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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.
We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at or 415-969-8488.
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Software Engineer - New Grad - Data Mining ( Start 2018 )
Yelp Inc.
San Francisco CA USA