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Senior Front-End Software Engineer

Yahoo

Yahoo

Software Engineering
Remote, OR, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, October 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?

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.

Yahoo Finance is the largest business and financial information and tools app/site in the world, with unrivaled access to data, insights, tools and original editorial content. Under a new leadership team, we have recommitted to building and revitalizing this essential, trusted resource for investors and savers. With 100 million unique users each month, Yahoo Finance presents amazing opportunities for brands to tell their stories and connect with consumers.

We are looking for a talented candidate with solid web development to join the Yahoo Finance Web team. The candidate will work in an agile environment, and be responsible for building and maintaining web applications. In addition, this candidate will optimize presentation layer components for performance and an exceptional user experience. This candidate will collaborate directly with a cross-functional team of architects, designers, front-end and back-end engineers, product managers, and other stakeholders to facilitate the design and development process. Ultimately, the work will have a direct impact on the user experience of our customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Build responsive and compelling Web applications and components.

  • Code using JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and AJAX.

  • Identify performance bottlenecks in JavaScript components and data service layer.

  • Proactively optimize for scalability, efficiency, and maintainability in a practical way

  • Follow good coding, testing, and documenting best practices and adhere to existing standards.

  • Ensure the quality of code by writing tests and doing code reviews.

  • Build reusable code and libraries.

  • Design frameworks and tools that empower other developers on your team.

  • Own features from inception to implementation and launch.

A Lot About You:

  • Bachelors or greater in Computer Science or equivalent (e.g. 5+ years of work experience).

  • 5+ years of professional experience with modern Web technologies.

  • You have a deep understanding and solid and versatile experience with standard web technologies.

  • You have a deep knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, XML, and cross-browser platforms.

  • You have good knowledge of usability principles and best practices is required.

  • You have knowledge of SEO principles.

  • You can implement solutions that are user responsive and efficient.

  • You are capable of implementing a resilient web architecture.

  • You have experience with browser testing and debugging.

  • You are analytical and you have a keen eye for details.

  • You have great problem-solving skills and you work well in a team.

  • You’re curious about new technologies and you're driven to find ways to implement them in your work.

  • You have experience with coaching and mentoring other developers.

  • You have excellent multitasking skills.

  • You can oversee and drive projects forward.

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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.