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Big Data Tools Developer

Company: Yahoo!
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: November 17, 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?We build, improve, and maintain one of the highest scaling platforms in the world. Our amazing team of Engineers work on next generation Big Data Platforms that transform how users connect with each other every single day. Yahoo's Big Data Platform drives some of the most demanding applications in the industry. The system handles billions of requests a day and runs on some of the largest Hadoop clusters ever built! 50,000 nodes strong and several multi-thousand node clusters bring scalable computing to a whole new level. We work on problems that cover a wide spectrum - from web services to operating systems and networking layers. Our biggest challenges ahead are designing cloud native big data platforms.Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities will include engineering ownership in one or more of the following open source projects: Apache Spark, Jupyter, or Hue. This includes new feature work, particularly related to supporting cloud native big data use cases. You will also own 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. Participate in agile development with weekly sprints, planning & estimating work, daily standup, & retrospectives.
  • Work on data governance and management initiatives and tools that would lay the foundation for enterprise data policies, standards, systems and processes at Yahoo. This will enable internal organizations to organize, manage, and protect data effectively through automations and workflows.Qualifications:
    • B.S. in Computer Science equivalent or higher with solid academic background, excellent problem solving skills with top of the class computer science knowledge
    • 5+ years experience in software development
    • Strong object oriented programming skills in Java, C++, or similar
    • Must be able to independently develop high quality components of the system
    • Fast learner, who can quickly come up to speed with different technologies & develop prototypes as required
    • Excellent verbal, written, and communication/presentation skills
    • Excellent debugging/testing skills, and excellent analytical and problem solving skills
    • Experience with Apache Hadoop, Storm, Spark, Jupyter, or Hue
    • Understanding of Data Structures, Algorithms, OS and Networking.
    • Experience with system & application architecture
    • Working knowledge of scripting languages such as PHP, Perl, Python, and/or Ruby
    • Familiar with HTTP and TCP/IP protocol
    • Linux/Unix knowledge necessary
    • Knowledge of JVM internals and its performance tuning.
    • Experience with development and deployment on public cloud platforms such as AWS
    • Excellent verbal, written, and communication/presentation skills
    • Excellent debugging/testing skills, and excellent analytical and problem solving skills
    • Experience with continuous integration (CI) frameworks such as Jenkins and Hudson
    • Familiar with SCRUM or similar agile methodology#LI-SO1Yahoo 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 $117,000.00 - $243,125.00/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.Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.

Keywords: Yahoo!, Sunnyvale , Big Data Tools Developer, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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