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Sr Software Apps Engineer

Company: Yahoo!
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of 1 billion. Nearly half of Verizon Media employees are building the code and platforms that help us achieve that. 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 4 trillion data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our business-and the world. Want in? As Verizon's media unit, our brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and more help people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and partners to connect. With technologies like XR, AI, machine-learning, and 5G, we're transforming media for tomorrow, too. We're creators and coders, dreamers and doers creating what's next in content, advertising and technology.A Little About UsAOL, the original trailblazer of online communication, is looking for creative, exciting, deeply-technical agents of change who seek to blaze a new trail.We are looking for exceptional engineers to join us in creating exciting new mobile products for our popular, ever-expanding portfolio.Aol App is destination for the latest headlines to fast-loading email and trending videos, AOL app brings it all together on your mobile device. You would be working with a tight-knit team of engineers on a highly engaging application that is designed specifically to satisfy our most loyal members. It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with millions of active users. 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?Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the definition, design, development and timely completion of major new features in current and future products
  • Performing code reviews for your peers where you will be learning from and contributing to a collaborative working model
  • Tackling hard engineering and user experience problems and solving them in an elegant and seamless manner.
  • Taking ownership of features and areas of the mobile application that will impact millions of users.
  • Working with engineering team members to explore and create interesting solutions while sharing knowledge amongst the team.
  • Collaborating with user experience designers, product managers, and other engineers to deliver new features, enhancements, platform improvements and bug fixes
  • Collaborate with other engineers to write testable, reliable code, continuously deploying to production systems
  • Growing in a culture of learning through design discussions and code reviews
  • Own, deploy, monitor and operate large scale production systems distributed across the globe.
  • Recommend alternative approaches to solving complex problems and use new technology to achieve goalsA lot about YOUYou are passionate about growing your skills and value high quality application development on modern tech stack and cloud. You will enjoy building the next generation of communication products, web and mobile platforms. You are interested in how best to drive tasks to completion, collaborate to achieve your goals, think through scenarios and edge cases, learn from your leadership, and understand the broader impact of your work. 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.Qualifications:
    • BS in Computer Science (or equivalent) with 8+ year's experience
    • Proficiency in Android development using Java and/or Kotlin.
    • Passion for Android development that includes Material Design and taking advantage of the features that differentiate Android from other mobile platforms.
    • Strong foundation in Computer Science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design
      • Deep technical knowledge of Android mobile application development with a solid understanding of the framework components and their life cycles.
        • Expert in software development domain and principles, including design patterns, code structure, programming languages, continuous integration, and deployment architecture
        • Experience with mobile test driven development using Espresso, Roboelectric, Appium or similar technologies
        • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
        • Ability to use product requirements and design assets to create Android user interface code.
        • Familiarity with tools such as Charles Proxy and Sketch is a plus.
          Preferred Qualifications:
          • Experience in leading app user growth initiatives
          • Shipped an app to the Google Play store
          • Experience developing Mobile applications frameworks and/or SDK solutions for Identity, Payments, Analytics
          • Experience with SCRUM or similar agile development methodology.
          • Have experience working closely with product teams, designers, and other developers to create a truly delightful mobile experienceYahoo 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.Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.

Keywords: Yahoo!, Sunnyvale , Sr Software Apps Engineer, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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