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Princ Architect



Remote, OR, USA · Remote
Posted on Friday, September 22, 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.

A Little About Us

The Privacy Platforms team is responsible for Yahoo's Privacy management system, providing a critical role in ensuring compliance with various privacy regulations across different geographies. The team develops platforms and services for customers and partners to manage their privacy choices through online access and web service APIs.


As a skilled, passionate and experienced software architect you will lead the development of privacy solutions for our company. In this role, you will work closely with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements, identify technical solutions, and guide the development process from concept to deployment. This is a terrific opportunity to contribute and lead projects in the Privacy Platforms team.


  • Design and develop privacy solutions to protect sensitive data which aligns with compliance regulations along with business needs and priorities.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather business requirements and create technical solutions.

  • Evaluate emerging technologies and trends to identify opportunities for innovation and improvement.

  • Identify technical risks and mitigate potential security risks and vulnerabilities in the development process.

  • Lead and mentor junior engineers throughout design and development.

  • Focus on teamwork, offer learning opportunities and address technical challenges that the team might encounter.

  • Drive operational excellence by ensuring best practices followed across our products.

  • Decision making with metrics driven approach.

  • Lead and participate in establishing architectural standards and best practices.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field.

  • Proficiency in Java programming language.

  • Knowledge of security best practices, including encryption, access controls, and secure coding standards.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of data privacy regulations and compliance requirements, such as GDPR & CCPA.

  • Experience with cloud-based technologies, such as AWS or GCP.

  • Knowledge in Javascript & C/C++ programming languages.

If you are a self-motivated, innovative, and experienced Software Architect who is passionate about developing privacy solutions and ensuring compliance with data privacy regulations, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

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 $143,625.00 - $299,375.00/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.