Sr Software Dev Engineer
Yahoo, is a values-led company committed to building brands people love. We reach over one billion people around the world with a dynamic house of 50+ media and technology brands. A global leader in digital and mobile, Yahoo is shaping the future of media.
About Yahoo Commerce
The Yahoo Commerce team’s mission is to help our audience of 600M monthly active users discover and make informed decisions about products and services so they can save time and money. We primarily serve audiences who are in their shopping journeys across all Yahoo properties. We work directly with our partners to reach new audiences, gain new users, and drive GMV through leveraging our ecosystem of products and services.
We are looking for an experienced back-end engineer who works well in a cross-functional environment designing and developing world class systems and solutions for our users and our partners. This role will work directly with engineering peers, data scientists, product managers, and designers to expand our growing catalog of product offerings. This role will be directly responsible for designing, scoping, building, maintaining, and iterating on the underlying systems needed to deliver commerce products. Our commerce product platform will integrate seamlessly within our existing ad ecosystem to continue to deliver results for our partners and further optimize our user experience.
Autonomously design scalable, maintainable, secure and reusable strategic solutions
Develop team members through direct mentorship
Determine estimation, work break down, scoping, design, implementation for mid-to-large scale products, and complex multi-month deliverables with insightful strategic approaches
Act as primary technical liaison to business teams to translate business needs to work streams and technical solutions
Lead key team initiatives from start to finish by managing and improving the entire software development life cycle
Present and communicate across multiple groups to influence decisions, share knowledge, and solve organizational problems
Asses team resourcing and delivery scope and estimates to ensure we balance sense of urgency and quality
Develop highly performant web and system applications that are validated by strong unit tests, continuous integration testing, and regression tests
Collect, analyze and convert data into engineering and business insights
Work with Business and Product teams to conduct research, and develop systems that support ongoing innovations and discover strategic opportunities
Support our applications in production, including working with our Support, Operations, and Product teams to minimize the incident impact on our business
Work on Commerce ecosystem expansion, delivering against a holistic monetization strategy across numerous verticals
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 collaborative working models
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 products, features, enhancements, platform improvements and bug fixes
Recommend alternative approaches to solving complex problems and use new technologies to achieve goals
Degree or advanced degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related fields
High proficiency with several of the following; SPA applications, distributed systems, domain driven design, API design, database systems, data engineering, performance tuning, content delivery, and functional / unit / performance testing frameworks
You are an outstanding software engineer with experience building and maintaining complex distributed software systems, microservices, and/or web applications within a serverless architecture
You enjoy working with strong cross-functional and cross-geographical teams of engineers and data scientists, and you are passionate about working with our business and product teams to solve complex problems
You love coding and experimenting with new technologies
You always think positively, have a can-do attitude, and focus on "getting stuff done" with quality
People like to work with you because you're a fast learner, a capable engineer, and a responsible team player
Experience building web products end-2-end with a deep understanding of web principals
Deep functional knowledge or hands on design experience with Web Services (REST, etc)
Significant experience with NoSQL (non relational) databases; key-value, document, graph, in-memory, and search
Functional knowledge or experience with AWS services (EC2, S3, Lamda, etc)
Expert in the following technologies (or equivalent); Java, Node.js
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.
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