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Tech Yahoo, Sr. Software Development Engineer more...
Location:Sunnyvale, CA
First posted:March 24, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)

Yahoo is the world's largest startup.  We move fast, take risks, and are relentlessly focused on engineering excellence. Yahoo Search products are built to meet aggressive performance, scalability, and reliability requirements, and our system spans cutting edge front-end, back-end, and big-data technologies.

A Little About Us

Yahoo Search is one of the most highly-scaled web platforms on the planet, serving over 100 million global users every month across Yahoo branded sites and partner networks. We are hiring world-class senior engineers who love to build robust and scalable software systems to meet our incredibly ambitious user experience, performance, and revenue goals.

A Lot About You

You have a passion for building things that scale. You're eager to learn new technologies.  You thrive under pressure and love to work in a dynamic team environment that executes to hit ambitious goals. 

Your Day

  • Build engaging user experiences that reach 100 million monthly users.
  • Write highly scalable, low-latency code that ships to production daily through our automated pipeline.
  • Fight to shave milliseconds off already blazing fast latencies.
  • Explore cutting-edge front-end technologies to stay innovative in a competitive marketplace.
  • Work with a passionate cross-functional team of product managers, designers, service engineers, developers, architects, and scientists to run one of the highest monetizing web applications on the planet.

You Must Have

  • Solid CS background with strong programming skills
  • Expertise in JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Experience in PHP and/or Java
  • A passion for front end engineering
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent, MS or PhD preferred
  • Knowledge of accessibility preferred

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