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Senior Frontend Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Remote, OR, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 7, 2023
It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of nearly 900 million. 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?

A Little About Us:

The Factual is a recently acquired startup by Yahoo that serves as an experimentation arm of Yahoo for the latest technology applied to applications in news. As a part of The Factual team, you'll support the product strategy, roadmap, and execution end-to-end as we build the next generation of subscription products, connecting our members with more of the things they love to do online.

As a Senior Front End Software Engineer at Yahoo!, you will specialize in building high-performance, scalable, cross-browser compatible, accessible, and elegant web applications with VueJS/Jquery, Webpack, HTML5, CSS3, JS and other technologies. You will work hand in hand with world-class teams of other software engineers and architects as well as backend engineers, cloud data experts, product designers, product managers, and computer scientists to build amazing and emotional experiences that will delight our users.


  • 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.

  • Drive engineering initiatives to improve and streamline the development process.

  • Promote engineering excellence by educating on latest best practices, e.g. performance

A lot About You:

  • 5+ years of experience in web development and front-end engineering.

  • Strong proficiency in Javascript, client-side scripting, Javascript frameworks, and libraries especially vueJS and Vuex

  • A strong follower of progressive enhancement. Stuff that you make work regardless of Javascript being enabled, lack of modern browsers, during all seasons and weather conditions.

  • Proficient in webpack and other js/css bundling frameworks

  • Aware of browser nuances, incompatibilities, and most of the things that can go wrong when it comes to CSS. You know the hacks, the costs, and tradeoffs to make layouts stick to your commands across all browsers.

  • Experience with A/B testing frameworks/libraries

  • Understanding of best practices for web security implementations and protocols

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Solid understanding of ES6/TypeScript

  • Knowledge of browser internals like Javascript engines and ways to tune code for the best performance


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 $128,250.00 - $266,875.00/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.