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Software Dev Engineer II

Company: Yahoo!
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: January 25, 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?Software Engineer IA Little About UsYahoo has the most trafficked destinations on the internet, including Yahoo, AOL, TechCrunch, and many other well-known brands. The Yahoo Advertising team is one of the biggest online data and advertising programs on the internet. It empowers advertisers to reach the masses through Yahoo and partner networks. We are developing next-generation technologies to enrich our advertiser and user experience through a scalable ad platform, with ever-growing interesting challenges. We're looking for world-class, fun-loving engineers at various experience levels to join our team, who will be working on our next-generation advertising infrastructure as well as designing and implementing state-of-the-art optimization algorithms. If you are passionate about solving complex problems in these areas, we are looking for you! You will have great opportunities to learn and contribute to programmatic advertising, big data processing and insights, machine learning, and real-time serving systems.A Lot About YouYou are an outstanding software engineer with experience in building and maintaining complex software systems. You enjoy working with a strong, cross-functional, and sometimes cross-geography team of engineers and data scientists, and you are passionate about working with our business and product teams to turn ideas into products. You love coding and experimenting with new technologies. You always think positively, have a can-do attitude, and focus on "getting stuff done" with quality. People like to work with you because you're a fast learner, a capable engineer, and a responsible team player.Your Day* Develop backend applications that are validated by strong unit tests, continuous integration testing, and regression tests* Collect and analyze serving data, and turn them into engineering and business insights* Work with the business and product teams and conduct research to support ongoing innovations and discover strategic opportunities* Support our applications in production, including working with our Support, Operations, and Product teams to minimize the incident impact on our businessRequirements* Advanced degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related fields* Strong interests in building large-scale distributed backend systems* Experience in online advertising serving systems, large-scale data processing, and complex ad hoc analyses* Expert in Java, or C/C++, and familiar with Shell, Hadoop, Pig, SQL, and Zookeeper* Passionate and self-driven* Team player* Excellent communication and presentation skillsYahoo 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 $97,500.00 - $210,625.00/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 Dev Engineer II, IT / Software / Systems , Sunnyvale, California

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