Say Yello to Yello! Yello is reinventing recruiting by replacing outdated practices with innovative solutions. Organizations from Fortune 500 companies to high-growth start-ups use our technologies to modernize talent acquisition processes. Our culture emphasizes collaboration and supports rapid professional growth. At Yello, employees have the opportunity to solve challenging problems and provide an immediate impact.

Senior Ruby Engineer at Yello
Company Description

Do you feel like your work is making an impact?  Are you spending more time asking for permission rather than creating results? A few years ago that's EXACTLY how we felt and how Yello was born.  In just a few short years, with hard work, talented teammates and a passion for the recruiting space Yello has become the premier technology at recruiting events.  We are also involved in cutting edge mobile based recruiting.  Our clients range in size from global to start up and even more impressive, our Interview Scheduling solution was named a Top HR Product of 2015 by Human Resource Executive Magazine.   If you are looking for a company that has a “start-up” feel but with solid funding and stability then you’re a natural for Yello! 
  • Job Description
    • What You’ll Be Doing:

      You'll work with other highly skilled developers to build enterprise SaaS applications using Ruby on Rails and other modern web technologies.  As a core team member of our web application platform team you will get to work on all aspects of our products.  You'll be a part of a team that is focused on continuous improvement, code quality, good security, and software craftsmanship .  You'll also share your passion for web development and aggressively seek out the  best solutions to complex problems.

  • Qualifications
    • What you should bring to us:
      • Minimum: 4 years of professional experience
      • Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related Degree
      • Experience doing object oriented development
      • Experience working through and on performance issues, tuning, scaling and security when working on the web.
      • Your drive for action and experience solving problems in a fast paced environment
      • A desire to share knowledge and help others on your team grow as well as the ability to oversee a team of young developers
      • Relational database design as well as proficiency in SQL (preferably PostgreSQL)
      • RSpec or relevant testing framework
      • Full Stack Development (RESTful API development would be a plus)
      • Agile methodologies
      • Non-relational data stores (Redis, Memcached, Elasticsearch, etc)
      Our apps are currently being used by some of the largest companies in the United States, and your code will be used by thousands of professionals on a daily basis.  Not only will you be helping our clients source the best new employees from colleges and universities, but you'll also be helping grads land their dream job.  You'll get to help our company grow into a respected and recognized development organization. 
 Additional Information

Yello is the definition of a “work hard play hard” corporate culture.  Our employees take their work very seriously as we are the trailblazers in our space, but don’t worry, you can always find a good video game match getting competitive during lunch time. Our dress is casual, we have one of the best views in the city, along with perks and benefits that are designed to promote work/life balance. Flexible work arrangements, sports league teams, free snacks and “beverages”, professional development programs, regular social events, discounted gym membership, matching 401K – we’ve got you covered.  Our CEO, Jason Weingarten, and President, Dan Bartfield, always have their office doors open.  You might even see one of them at the local karaoke bar now and then, but not to worry as they’ve been told not to quit their day jobs.

  • Yello is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
  • Local candidates are preferred, but we will offer relocation assistance for the right person! 
  • Candidates local to Chicago are preferred

Company Reviews

At Yello, I’m able to solve problems, build great technologies and see projects through from start to finish. I feel like I’m part of a company where I make a difference and am rewarded for new ideas.
Derrick Neier
at Yello
As a college intern with Yello, I attended the company’s annual conference and was able to see first-hand the impact Yello’s technologies have on some of the world’s biggest companies. That’s what drew me in and now, five years later, I still enjoy working to make a difference for our clients.
Danny Davidson
at Yello
I wanted to have a big impact on a small company and really be part of its growth. That’s exactly what I’ve been doing at Yello. I genuinely have fun at work because I couldn’t ask for better colleagues, enjoy the work I do and learn something new every day.
Kerry McCourt
at Yello
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Why work with us
We are trailblazers in our space and we continually strive to learn and grow, but there is always time to celebrate our achievements and milestones. We dress casually, have one of the best views in the city and employee ideas are heard from day one. At Yello, team members are genuinely interested in learning from one another and solving challenging problems. If you are looking for a company that has a start-up feel, as well as solid funding and stability, then you’re a natural for Yello!
Perks & Benefits
You’re covered: Yello provides Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, as well as dental and vision insurance.
Plan for retirement: Yello offers a competitive 401k matching program.
Go on vacation: With unlimited vacation, you can take time off whenever you need it.
Keep active: Yello sponsors office sports leagues and offers discounted memberships to Chicago Athletic Clubs.
Continue to grow: Yello is dedicated to supporting career progression through professional development opportunities, mentorship and continued education.
Stay healthy: Yello offers healthy catered lunches each week and a fully stocked kitchen with fresh fruit and snacks.

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