Yelp Interview Questions

28 Yelp Questions and Answers by on January 13th, 2020

Ryan Brunner has over ten years of experience recruiting, interviewing, and hiring candidates in the healthcare, public service, and private manufacturing/distribution industries.

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What software analysis and design tools do you have familiarity working with?

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Yelp Interview Questions

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    What software analysis and design tools do you have familiarity working with?

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    What is one thing that really tests your patience when dealing with your coworkers?

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    What SDLC models are you familiar in working with?

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    What do you feel is one of the top issues that is faced by data engineers today?

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    Who would you say inspires you?

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    In SQL, how do you explain the differences between clustered and non-clustered indexes? Can you name a time that you used each?

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    How do you stay organized and on track when working on multiple projects or duties at the same time?

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    What programming languages would you consider yourself fluent in?

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    In designing Android software, what is your experience using parcelable versus serializable within an app?

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    As a machine learning engineer, how do you avoid the curse of dimensionality in your designs?

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    What data cleaning methods are you familiar with and comfortable using if hired for this role at Yelp?

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    If you were asked to review a colleague's code that they had written, what key things would you look for?

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    What do you feel are the primary features and benefits of the Java programming language?

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    When do you consider a project to be finished?

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    Talk about a time when things didn't go as planned on the job. What was the situation and what allowed your to persevere in that situation?

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    A huge part of our business here at Yelp is designing software for iOS. In this role, how would you steer away from retain cycles when using closures in Swift programming language?

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    How do you feel artificial intelligence could further our business here at Yelp?

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    Do you have experience utilizing Bayesian networks in designing artificial intelligence?

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    Give an example of a time that you used a universal design practice in your work as a UI or UX designer. Why was it important to do this?

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    As you reflect back on your career to this point in your search for a new position, what would you say is your ideal work environment or culture?

  21. 21.

    Looking at our products and services, what do you think we do better at Yelp than any of our competitors?

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    If you were confronted with a time where you wouldn't be able to meet a deadline here at Yelp, what steps would you take when you made that realization?

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    If you can, please provide your thoughts on the function of managed object context in developing iOS apps and software.

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    If hired here at Yelp to develop iOS and Android software, when would you use a fragment rather than an activity?

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    Do you have experience working with different CASE tools? If so, what do you have experience with?

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    Do you consider yourself stronger in C++, C#, Java, or Python?

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    What unique values can you bring to Yelp in your user experience design skills?

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    In Java, why shouldn't you use strings to store a password?