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Senior Software Engineer

Company: myGwork
Location: Sterling
Posted on: May 15, 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?

Develop, debug and deploy complex applications driving $10s of millions of dollars of revenue to Yahoo's business through search partnerships. The ideal candidate will have strong experience with Node.js, front-end development, Perl, SQL, Hadoop/Hive and C/C++. Experience with modern source-control and continuous integration/deployment systems is a requirement as well. Experience with data analysis techniques and systems is a plus. Candidates should have 10+ years of development experience in a wide variety of contexts and/or a BS in Computer Science or related field.
For this role, strong knowledge of scalable systems, software design principles, systems programming, algorithms, data structures in C++ or GoLang or Java is a must. Experience with fault-tolerant and self-recovering software in a 24/7 production environment is extremely desirable.

Ability to independently design, develop, test, release, and sustain world-class software is a must, while also taking personal responsibility to make key architectural decisions. Working with Product Management, Marketplace, and other outside organizations to understand and refine requirements is a key part of the job. Collaboration across engineering teams in multiple international locations to integrate new features, and maintain existing features is also key to success in this role.
Additional qualifications:
* Proficiency in UNIX/Linux tools and utilities
* Solid understanding of algorithms, data structures, performance optimization techniques, object-oriented programming, and multi-threaded programming
* Good verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to work well on a team with a positive attitude
* Energy, passion, drive, and intense customer focus

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.

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.
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.

Keywords: myGwork, Sterling , Senior Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Sterling, Virginia

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