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Frontend Engineer

Company: Yahoo!
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

Yahoo Sports connects fans to the sports and fantasy games they love most, providing personalized quality content and superior fan experiences every day.A Little About Us:Yahoo Sports delivers segment-leading experiences to over half a billion people worldwide. We are number one in our category, with several award-winning products on the market.Delivering entertaining and informative relevant content to so many people quickly and beautifully at scale is a huge challenge.We use everything from big data (Hadoop and other grid/cloud technologies) to cutting-edge HTML5/CSS3/JS experiences at a level of complexity few companies do.If you eat, sleep and breathe current and next-gen web technologies, if you play around with them in your own time and learn new technologies like node.JS or GraphQL because you can't help yourself, then we need you to come help us build the next generation of Yahoo Sports sites.Responsibilities:

  • Build next-generation applications for desktop and mobile browsers with an emphasis on emotional experiences and constant attention to scalability, performance, accessibility, and cross-browser compatibility
  • Partner with Product and Design to redesign and implement user interfaces
  • Develop the next generation of features serving the Professional Sports industryA Lot About You:As a Front End Software Engineer at Yahoo Sports, you will work up and down the entire technology stack to build new features and products to drive the continued success of our sports vertical. You will work hand in hand with world-class teams of other software engineers and architects as well as backend engineers, cloud data experts, and computer scientists to build amazing and emotional experiences that will delight our users. The ideal candidate is a technically strong engineer who likes a dynamic environment and a mix of design and development. This candidate must be comfortable navigating the entire serving stack, from browser to API. You should be as comfortable with JavaScript as you are with HTTP proxies and web servers like Apache or Node.
    • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent (e.g. 4+ years work experience or FE coursework)
    • 2+ years experience in web development and Front End engineering
    • Proficiency in one or more Front End engineering skills including vanilla Javascript, AJAX, PHP
    • Proficient with the current CSS3, and HTML5 standards
    • Proficient with JavaScript frameworks and libraries (e.g. React.js)
    • Experience with data interface's (API's, SQL, GraphQL)
    • Customer-focused, react well to changes, work with teams
    • Self-starter, team playerPreferred Qualifications:
      • Experience with vanilla JavaScript
      • Experience with GIT, Hudson, jUnit, phpUnit
      • Experience with Node.js, React.js
      • Understanding of full serving architecture including use of HTTP proxies, knowledge of Traffic Server or Squid a plus
      • Experience with Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration
      • Understanding of basic unix environment, bash scripting as well
      • Sports fan, plays fantasy sports in spare time, familiar with sports betting, and loves statistical information.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 $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.Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.

Keywords: Yahoo!, Sunnyvale , Frontend Engineer, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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