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Software Dev Engineer II



Software Engineering
Remote, OR, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2023
Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions. We reach nearly 900M people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love—from finance and sports, to shopping, gaming and news—with the trusted products, content and tech that fuel their day. For partners, we provide a full-stack platform for businesses to amplify growth and drive more meaningful connections across advertising, search and media.

About Yahoo

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.

About Role

We are looking for an experienced full-stack 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 building, maintaining, and iterating on the systems needed to deliver commerce products. Our commerce product platform will integrate seamlessly within our existing ecosystem to continue to deliver results for our partners and further optimize our user experience.


  • Work on Commerce ecosystem expansion, delivering against a holistic monetization strategy across numerous verticals

  • 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 solutions that support ongoing innovations and capitalize on strategic opportunities

  • 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

  • Tackling hard engineering and user experience problems and solving them in an elegant and seamless manner

  • 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


  • You are an outstanding software engineer with significant experience building and maintaining complex software systems and/or web applications

  • Experience making web applications and middleware systems more reliable, efficient, and scalable

  • Degree or advanced degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related fields

  • 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

  • Strong in test driven development, algorithms and data structure, and problem solving experience with object-oriented programming concepts, large-scale software architecture, networking and distributed systems

  • 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

  • Strong interest and experience building large-scale distributed systems

  • Deep functional knowledge or hands on design experience with Web Services (REST, etc ..)

  • Experience building web products end-2-end with a deep understanding of web principals

  • Expert in the following technologies (or equivalent); Java, Node.js, React.js, TypScript, CSS, and HTML

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.

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