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Sr Backend Engineer, Yahoo Finance



Software Engineering, Accounting & Finance
Remote, OR, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, August 9, 2023
The largest business and financial news site in the world, with unrivaled access to data, insights and original editorial content.

This is a hybrid in-office / remote flexible job located in our Mountain View, CA office.

We seek a skilled Sr Backend Software Engineer proficient in back-end development. In this role, you will develop and implement software solutions with a team of developers. You must have a strong understanding of back-end technologies such as Java, Python, SQL, and GraphQL. As a Sr Backend Software Engineer, you must also have excellent communication skills and collaborate effectively with other team members and stakeholders. If you are a self-starter, and passionate about developing innovative software solutions, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.


  • Design, develop, and implement back-end services.

  • Work on Next Gen Platforms

  • Work with product managers to gather requirements and translate them into technical specifications.

  • Mentor and train junior engineers.

  • Participate in code reviews and pair programming sessions.

  • Stay up-to-date on the latest technologies and trends in software development with an emphasis on back-end technologies.


  • Masters in Computer Science or Bachelor in Computer Science (or a related technical field).

  • 5+ years of experience in backend software development.

  • Demonstrated industry experience building, scaling, and deploying high-traffic RESTful APIs.

  • Strong understanding of back-end technologies, such as Java, Python, SQL, and GraphQL.

  • Experience working with public cloud technologies.

  • Experience with unit testing, integration testing, and continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD).

  • Development experience in a Linux/Unix environment.

  • Excellent problem-solving and debugging skills.

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.

  • Preferred: interest in/knowledge of financial markets and portfolios

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.