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Principal Software Dev Engineer

Company: Yahoo!
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

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?Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions. We reach nearly 900M people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love-from finance and sports, to shopping, gaming and news-with the trusted products, content and tech that fuel their day. For partners, we provide a full-stack platform for businesses to amplify growth and drive more meaningful connections across advertising, search and media.About UsThe Cloud Platform Engineering team builds industry-leading next-generation cloud serving platforms, services, and tools that underpin Yahoo products. We build and maintain platforms at scale, and ensure that Yahoo is always able to serve its hundreds of millions of users with billions of daily page views. Using a combination of open-source software and internal tools, we engineer automated solutions for base Docker containers, Ingress routing, application identity management, service mesh, configuration templates, orchestration, monitoring, and deployment of containerized applications at scale. We also build and manage a hosted platform for Redis and Storm applications. We encourage new ideas, and continuously experiment and evaluate new technologies to assimilate them into our infrastructure. Our team structure encourages trust, learning from one another, having fun, and supporting people who are passionate about what they do.About YouYou are a talented Principal Engineer who is passionate about Cloud Service Infrastructure, velocity, developer productivity, and production quality. You believe in the power of open source. You are smart, self-driven, and get things done. You love to code and experiment with new technologies. You are known for the exemplary quality of your code and accompanying tests, your partnership in feature discussions, and your ability to quickly learn and teach new technologies. People like working with you because you're responsive, like to work collaboratively and care about best practices. Leadership is a must, and you will be seen as a seasoned software engineer who excels in quality and productivity, championing engineering excellence. -You Will -Work across the organization to deliver quality products that delight Yahoo users. - -Lead the design, and development of next generation Cloud Service Infrastructure including core functionality, APIs, operational reliability, and scalability/performanceDefine technical architectures, guide development teams on implementation, and do hands-on codingThink outside the box to build systems that collect, instrument, analyze data and provide insights about the systemPromote technical excellence practices, including effective design reviews, agile methodologies, code quality, code reviews, etc.Lead teams of tight-knit, super smart engineers who are building a state-of-the-art, cloud infrastructure at scaleMentor engineers to grow technical talent in the team, promote technical excellence practices, including effective design reviews, agile methodologies, code quality, code reviews, etc.Qualifications:Qualifications:5+ years of experience with BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalentExpert programming experience in Go or Java,Expertise in working with container deployment and orchestration technologies like Kubernetes with strong knowledge of the fundamentals to include service discovery, deployments, monitoring, scheduling, load balancingExperience working with public cloud technologies such as AWS or GCPDeep understanding of Systems programming (network stack, file system, OS services) and infrastructure networking. -Knowledge of best practices related to L4/L7 proxy, security, performance, and disaster recovery.Desired Skills:Experience using open source tools and systems, extending and contributing backExperience with monitoring, alerting, and deploymentYahoo 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.SummaryLocation: US - Sunnyvale; US - DullesType: Full time

Keywords: Yahoo!, Sunnyvale , Principal Software Dev Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Sunnyvale, California

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