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Senior Software Dev Engineer

Company: Yahoo!
Location: Sterling
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Yahoo Mail is the ultimate consumer inbox with over 220 million users. It's 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.A Little About Us:Experience Platform is a first-class global serving and personalization platform serving Yahoo! Media brands such as Yahoo! Homepage, News, Topic Pages, Finance, and international properties like Yahoo UK. The Experience Platform team is building next-generation technologies to enrich our user experience through complex scalable platforms, with ever growing and interesting challenges. Experience Platform consists of numerous robust and high performance components running on multi-node clusters. It is a complex system that provides opportunities for innovation, and problem solving. Developing new features and scientific models for this infrastructure presents many technical challenges in the areas of distributed computing, storage systems, and high-performance computing. Our amazing team of Engineers, Product Managers and Architects work on next generation innovative experiences transforming how users connect with each other every single day.Responsibilities:Engineering ownership in a complex backend system, including new feature work, improvements on existing code, debugging and investigation of user issues, participation in code reviews, designing and shipping the product. Contribute to standard methodologies and culture of the team. Collaborate with Product Managers to ideate technical solutions.A Lot About You:You have professional experience in highly scalable, distributed, low latency online serving systems. You have a passion for solving technical problems, from the network to the user experience. You want to make web applications and middleware systems faster, more reliable, more efficient; think outside the box to build tools and systems that allow faster and easier to create experiences and launch, with low latency and high performing runtime. The ideal candidate will have industry experience working on a range of online user products.

  • BS or MS in Computer Science and/or equivalent combination of experience
  • Experience designing and developing system/middleware software products
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy.
  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering with solid programming knowledge and hands-on experience
  • Experience with Java and related technologies like Spring, Junit, JAX-RS/Jersey, GRPC, Apache Storm, NoSql DB, Redis etc.
  • Experience with object-oriented programming concepts, event driven programming, large-scale software architecture, networking and distributed systems, and UNIX/Linux environments
  • Experience with Web technologies like REST APIs, JSON, NodeJS etc
  • Industry experience with Agile product development methodology desirablePreferred Qualifications:
    • Exposure on AI/ML
    • Experience with large data processing and storage solutions like Storm, Spark, Hadoop Map/Reduce, Pig, Oozie, DynamoDB, Cassandra.
    • Experience working with search and real time retrieval solutions like Vespa.ai, Elasticsearch, Apache SolrYahoo 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.

Keywords: Yahoo!, Sterling , Senior Software Dev Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Sterling, Virginia

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