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Software Engineer Intern, Web Search

Company: Yahoo!
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: January 22, 2023

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?About the teamYahoo Search is one of the most highly-scaled web platforms on the planet, serving over 100 million global users every month across Yahoo branded sites and partner networks. We move fast, take risks, and are relentlessly focused on engineering excellence. We are hiring the world-class engineers who love to build robust and scalable software systems to meet our incredibly ambitious user experience, relevance, performance, and revenue goals.What We Do and What You'll Learn

  • Build automated pipelines and backend serving for query auto-completion, query understanding, card triggering, card slotting, and revenue optimization capabilities
  • Learn and gain a deep understanding of Pig/Oozie/Storm/Spark/Tensorflow, data extraction, model training, evaluation, and serving etc.
    • Learn and become an expert in information retrieval techniques to build user experiences in major search domains like Local, Movie, Sports, Finance and Product/Shopping etc.
    • Develop software that powers experiences on smartphones, tablet, and desktop to drive growth in audience, engagement, and revenue globally.You Should Have
      • Fluency in either C++ or Java.
      • Experience with a scripting language, such as Python or Perl.
      • Some experience in data mining or machine learning using tools such as Hadoop, Spark and/or Tensorflow etc.
      • Good verbal and written communication. Strong teamwork skills.
      • Major in Computer Science or equivalent, MS or PhD student preferred.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.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.Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.

Keywords: Yahoo!, Sunnyvale , Software Engineer Intern, Web Search, IT / Software / Systems , Sunnyvale, California

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