Information Security Engineer

Full Time
San Francisco, CA
Industry: Internet
Areas of Interest: Software Assurance and Security Engineering
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Join our five star team
Yelp has been connecting people with great local businesses, and we’re looking to grow our team
Yelp is looking for an InfoSec Engineer to keep us safe and sane as our team expands to numerous offices around the world. It's an opportunity to have tremendous impact and broad scope protecting Yelp's data, our employees, and our millions of users.


  • Lead threat modeling, mitigation discovery, and manual/automated verification of mitigations.
  • Set policy & best security practices for partners and 3rd party integrations.
  • Lead security education across the organization.
  • Build tools and infrastructure for automating incident response.
  • Participate in incident response and forensics.
  • Collaborate with other teams inside of Yelp to deploy new security-related tools and processes across the organization.


  • Previous work experience working to secure consumer websites, mobile applications, or large corporate infrastructure.
  • Experience with penetration testing and vulnerability scanning tools.
  • Ability to participate in 24/7 incident response.
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • Software development experience in Python, Java, Javascript, Objective-C, or similar.


  • 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.

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


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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