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Software Engineer - Yahoo Mail

Company: myGwork
Location: Sterling
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of nearly 900million. Whether you're looking to write mobile app code, engineer the servers behind our massivead tech stacks, or develop algorithms to help us process trillions of data points a day, what youdo here will have a huge impact on our business-and the world. Want in?

A Little About Us
The Yahoo Mail Anti-spam Team develops and maintains high-performing systems that reliably protect our users from spam and abuse with advanced ML/AI algorithms. These systems require extreme reliability, resilience and performance. We are tackling some of the toughest challenges in architecture design, algorithm development and data engineering. There are innumerable opportunities to innovate in all these areas.
Yahoo Mail is the ultimate consumer inbox. It is the best way to access your email and stay organized from a computer, phone or tablet. With its beautiful design and lightning fast speed, Yahoo Mail makes reading, organizing, and sending emails easier than ever. Come join this amazing team of Engineers, Product Managers and Designers to work on next generation innovative experiences transforming how users connect with each other every day.
You Must Have
BS/MS in Computer Science or related field with strong understanding of the fundamentals including Data Structures, Algorithms, OS and Networking

Experience in software development with C++ and Java

Experience in algorithm design and ML/AI

Understanding of statistical methods and exploratory data analysis

Outstanding troubleshooting and debugging skills with performance tuning experience

Great communication skills, joy in helping people, ability to remain friendly and constructive under stress

Love To Have
Experience with Big Data technologies like Hadoop, HBase and Spark

Previous exposure to anti-spam or anti-abuse engineering

Familiarity with data mining, text processing and classification algorithms

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 ( 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.

At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion ( page to learn more.

Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.

This employer is a corporate member of
myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals,
students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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