It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of nearly 900 million. Whether you’re looking to write mobile app code, engineer the servers behind our massive ad tech stacks, or develop algorithms to help us process trillions of data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our business—and the world. Want in?
A Little About Us:
At the Commerce Backend team, we serve millions of Yahoo! users every day with the relevant Commercial features in the context they need. The backend system provides many technical challenges in the areas of user data mining and analysis, distributed computing, multi-terabyte storage systems, high-performance and high availability computing, etc. Our work is innovative, fun and impacts millions of users everyday.
A Lot About You:
You are a self-starter with a passion for creating software systems at scale. You will improve the experience for millions of Yahoo! users using Mail, Search, Media and other verticals around the world, innovating on web and mobile experiences. You are comfortable working in a dynamic environment, with the ability to juggle and prioritize multiple tasks to keep pace with a fast and innovative market. Your strong technical background, innovation and clear communication skills will serve you well in this demanding role, as will your comfort working with our high-energy team.
Design and Develop functional and object oriented software for scalable, high-performance Commerce platform/services
Build and deploy large scale systems and solutions
Work seamlessly in an individual and team settings on cutting edge technologies towards innovation on commerce products across different device platforms
Participate in a culture of learning through design discussions and code reviews
You Must Have:
Currently pursuing B.S./M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent
Solid programming experience in one of Java, Scala or C++
Practical core knowledge of algorithms and data structures
Build and maintain production grade distributed software systems
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Structured thinker, excellent communication, interpersonal skills
Familiarity with Machine Learning technologies is a big plus
Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.
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US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events). Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.
The compensation for this position ranges from $45,760.00 - $135,200.00/yr and will vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, in addition to equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. Eligibility requirements apply.
Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don’t require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you’ll be given notice to make arrangements.
If you’re curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.
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