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Android Engineer - Yahoo News



Software Engineering
Remote, OR, USA · Remote
Posted on Friday, August 18, 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:

At Yahoo News, we are laser-focused on making discovery delightful and becoming the world's best curator for our 35 million daily users and expanding our distribution to more platforms to meet millions more users where they are. Building the best guide to the Internet (and the world) requires building the best team.

A little about you:

As a member of the News Mobile Engineering group, you will build high performance, scalable, accessible and elegant mobile applications.You will also build the next generation applications for mobile devices with an emphasis on emotional experiences and constant attention to performance, accessibility and user delights; work with other Software Engineers, Product Managers, Designers, Architects, to build amazing and emotional experiences for Yahoo users; focus on enabling best customer experiences, and partner with the Product and Design team to redesign and implement user interfaces.



  • Work on the News and Weather Android apps features and maintenance

  • All new code is almost exclusively Kotlin, Coroutines, MVVM, Hilt, and other goodies!

  • Review your peers’ code

  • Participate in monitoring of the apps in production

  • Participate in team organization through standups, planning sessions, and retrospectives


  • Experience with Android development

  • Experience with adjacent mobile technologies like telemetry, crash reporting, performance optimization, UI/UX design systems, etc.

Candidates who do not meet all of the requirements are still encouraged to apply


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.