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Principal Software Apps Engineer

Company: Yahoo!
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: March 16, 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?A Little About Us:Yahoo's mobile infrastructure team is responsible for creating & maintaining the foundational infrastructure and systems that all application engineers rely on in order to build stable, scalable and efficient apps. We build standardized infrastructure that helps software developers move fast, while still providing them with the flexibility they need to innovate within their teams. We are looking for experienced engineers to guide these teams as they create an exceptional development experience for all Yahoo Mobile Engineers and mobile users. This is a very high visibility role, as your work will have a multiplicative effect across entire mobile engineering across Yahoo, and you'll work with very senior leaders across the company in a high-stake environment. Our goal is to build and maintain the best mobile platform and frameworks that hundreds of application developers want to use!Responsibilities:

  • Create, deliver, and manage the infrastructure to build and release our mobile apps (iOS and Android).
  • Collaborate with mobile developers to improve the experience of writing and shipping mobile software at our company.
  • Creating and refining workflows where you are comfortable shipping to production continuously.
  • Respond to incidents as they arise, helping to debug issues that degrade the developer experience.
  • Communicate positively and often with teammates and the developers who use our tools.A Lot About You:We are looking for a highly qualified and passionate senior/principal mobile infrastructure engineer with a strong experience in developing native mobile build & release systems or tooling to help us build the next generation of Mobile Infrastructure at Yahoo. The road ahead is exciting, and our team is moving fast. Your work will be seen and touched by hundreds of app developers internally at Yahoo and millions of people, worldwide. We strive for excellence. If you are interested in joining a world-class team of passionate people and industry veterans who care about code quality, architecture, design and user experience as much as having fun together, then we'd like to talk to you!
    • BS/MS in Computer Science or a related major, or equivalent experience
    • Experience with mobile apps development on iOS or Android
    • Experience with mobile SDKs, API or Infrastructure development
    • Knowledge of at least one of the scripting languages such as Python, Ruby, or Node.js
    • Experience with build automation tools and dependency managers such as Gradle or Cocoapods
    • Knowledge of mobile infrastructure, CI/CD, build & release systems using public cloud
    • Experience with SCRUM or similar agile development methodologyPreferred Qualifications:
      • Published an app to the Google Play Store or Apple App Store
      • Experience working closely with product teams, designers, and other developers to create a truly delightful mobile experience
      • Familiarity working with public cloud technologies such as AWS, GCP, Azure#LI-AC1Yahoo 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 $143,625.00 - $299,375.00/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 , Principal Software Apps Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Sunnyvale, California

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