Information Security Engineer (London)

Full Time
London, United Kingdom
Industry: Internet
Areas of Interest: Software Assurance and Security Engineering
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Yelp has been connecting people with great local businesses, and we’re looking to grow our team

Yelp is looking for an application security engineer to keep us safe and sane as we build out our desktop, mobile, business owner, and administrative websites. It's an opportunity to have tremendous impact and broad scope protecting Yelp's data, our 100+ million unique visitors, and our growing team of engineers.

What You Will Do:

  • Lead threat modeling, mitigation discovery, and manual/automated verification of mitigations.
  • Implement automation of vulnerability scanning & detection.
  • Set policy & best practices for application security and lead security education in the engineering organization.
  • Build and deploy automation for monitoring our network, applications, and infrastructure. Find the bad guys.
  • Build tools and infrastructure for automating incident response.

We Are Looking For:

  • Previous work experience working to secure consumer websites, mobile applications, or large corporate infrastructure a must!
  • Experience with penetration testing and vulnerability scanning tools.
  • Ability to participate in 24/7 incident response.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Solid understanding of HTML5, current, and emerging browser security models.
  • Crypto familiarity including TLS, PKI, and key management.
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with languages like: Python, Java, Javascript, Puppet, etc.


  • Experience with AWS and SoA.
  • Experience with PCI and avoiding draconian compliance regimes.
  • Experience conducting third party assessments of vendors and SaaS apps.
  • Experience with securing mobile applications.
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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Yelp connects people with great local businesses. Yelp was founded in San Francisco in July 2004. Since then, Yelp communities have taken root in major metros across 32 countries. By the end of Q1 2016, Yelpers had written approximately 102 million rich, local reviews, making Yelp the leading local guide for real word-of-mouth on everything from boutiques and mechanics to restaurants and dentists.

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Company Industry: Internet
Company Size: 1,001-5000