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Software Dev Engineer II

Yahoo

Yahoo

Software Engineering
Montreal, QC, Canada · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Yahoo Mail is the ultimate consumer inbox with over 220 million users. It’s the best way to access your email and stay organized from a computer, phone or tablet. With its beautiful design and lightning fast speed, Yahoo Mail makes reading, organizing, and sending emails easier than ever.

About Us:

As a global email provider, Yahoo Mail is the ultimate Consumer Inbox with over 220 million users. It is the best way to access your email and stay organized from a computer, phone or tablet. We develop technology that changes the internet while handling billions of inbound connections per day to manage trillions of messages requiring petabytes of efficient storage.

About the Role:

The Yahoo Mail engineering team provides opportunities to work on challenges that are as exciting as the Yahoo Mail product itself at the scale that only a handful of companies can match. This team is responsible for overseeing and bolstering the entity reputation system, which facilitates the storage and rapid retrieval of entity classification outcomes on a large scale. With Yahoo being private again, it's a very exciting time to make a new history!

Responsibilities:

  • Build large-scale distributed systems that balance resources, constraints, requirements, and complexity

  • Collaborate with and guide other engineers to write testable, reliable code, continuously deploying to production systems

  • Deploy, monitor and operate large scale production systems distributed across the globe

  • Automate the provisioning, scaling, and management of our infrastructure

  • Recommend alternative approaches to solving complex problems and utilizing new technology to achieve goals

  • Have the opportunity to learn about Machine Learning models and apply them to applications

About You:

You seek out opportunities to interact with smart people who care about strong CS fundamentals that collaborate well, value high quality code and can develop and learn about modernized systems in the Cloud. You own and drive your tasks to completion, collaborate well to achieve your goals, think through scenarios and edge cases, want to learn from your leadership (mentors), and appreciate the broader impact of your work. If you are excited to work on and explore systems that help to provide different ways to communicate digitally and online safety for

consumers, then this is the place to be. You will help Yahoo succeed and learn along the way by being a driver of critical projects, team growth and success.

  • 4+ years Software development experience in Java, Golang or C++

  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or a related field

  • Strong background in computer science Data Structures, Algorithms, OS and Networking

  • Experience with cloud native application development and architecture, preferably in AWS or GCP

  • Proven experience designing and developing at least one high performing complex server application

  • Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers

  • Great communicator, enjoys helping and leading peers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fast learner, who can quickly come up to speed with different technologies & troubleshoot issues

  • Ability to work well with diverse groups of people, geographically dispersed across the world

  • Knowledge and operational experience running large-scale distributed systems

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 (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) 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 (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.

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 (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) 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 (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.

The compensation for this position ranges from $111,000.00 - $231,250.00/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. Eligibility requirements apply.

Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don’t require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you’ll be given notice to make arrangements.

If you’re curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.

Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.