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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
5/3/2016
Job Category:
Software Development
Emerging Talent- Advertising Products
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Yahoo! | Sunnyvale, CA
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About Yahoo!

Yahoo
is focused on making the world's daily habits inspiring and entertaining. By
creating highly personalized experiences for our users, we keep people
connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. In
turn, we create value for advertisers by connecting them with the audiences
that build their businesses. Yahoo is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and
has offices located throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific (APAC) and the
Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions. For more information, visit the pressroom ( pressroom.yahoo.net ) or
the company's blog ( y ahoo.tumblr.com ).

A Little About Us
Our
engineering teams are focused on delivering the best products across, Search,
Mail, Mobile and Homepage just to name a few, and we have fun while we do it.
Our team structure encourages trust, learning from one another, having fun, and
attracting people who are passionate about what they do.
A Lot About You
If you are looking to
launch your career, what better place than Yahoo. We are looking for great
talent-front-end and back-end Software Developers that can contribute to the
development of our exciting next-generation products. If you are excited about
the overall lifecycle of a product - building, coding, testing, launching and
learning, this is the place to be. We are looking for problem solvers, the
capability to work independently as well as with a team, and the willingness to
learn from our leadership.
Your Day

Design, develop, code and test software systems or
applications for software enhancements and new products; revise and refine
as required
Participate in development of project timelines,
implementation design specifications, system flow diagrams, documentation,
testing and ongoing support of systems
Recommend modifications to processes and procedures,
and contribute to best practices, architecture, and implementations
Promote and solicit ideas within project teams

You
Must Have

Actively pursuing a BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science
or related major, with GPA of 3.5 and strong record of academic
achievement
Knowledge of software engineering processes, tools (e.g.:
programming proficiency in a language, preferably Java, C ), methods,
test development, algorithms and data structure
Familiarity with object-oriented programming concepts,
large-scale software architecture, networking and distributed systems, and
UNIX/Linux environments
Experience in one or many of the following is a plus:
- Front-end language:
HTML, CSS, JavaScript
- Familiarity with
Python, Ruby
- Experience building
or maintaining databases in MySQL
- Secure Coding and
Software Reverse Engineering
- Cryptography and
cryptographic protocols
- Cross-browser,
cross-platform coding
- Large-scale,
large-user base website development experience
- Data mining,
machine learning, AI, statistics, information retrieval, linguistic analysis
- Strong mathematical
background
- Internship
experience at a tech company

About Yahoo!

Who We Are

Yahoo is the world's largest start-up, which means that we move fast and always let our users lead the way. Founded in 1994 by two Stanford PhD candidates, we've grown into a company that helps you find what you're looking for on any Internet-connected device. Our employees are rewarded for curiosity and we celebrate explorers, relying on our passionate and transformative talent to do what's right for our users.

 

What We Do

As a leader in global daily habits like email, entertainment, news and sports, we strive to inspire, delight and entertain. By infusing our products with beauty and personality driven by our users, every Yahoo experience feels made to order.

 

How We Do It

  • World-class Leadership and TalentWe collaborate in a way that allows us to rip off the rear view mirror and adapt to user's daily needs.
  • SimplicityWe realize that our users live busy lives, so we make things simple to use, powered by how you use it.
  • BeautyWe aim to make our user's every day feel less "everyday" by making our products beautiful and responsive, no matter what device they're using.
  • SpeedWe move fast with our users in the driver's seat.