Two openings at Yahoo!

» 11 April 2007 » In Work »

Yahoo! Engineering has two immediate openings in its Sunnyvale, CA office.

First opening:

Senior Front-End Developer: Next Generation Traffic-Management Platform

Yahoo! Engineering is seeking a Senior Frontend Developer to join the High Availability / Business Continuity Planning team. In this position, you will be responsible for designing, developing, releasing, and maintaining a new traffic management portal that seamlessly integrates with our next generation, high availability traffic-management technologies. Your application will be used by all Yahoo! operations and engineering to directly monitor, control, and view the traffic flow of Yahoo!’s diverse user base and the utilization of our worldwide operational footprint. The Senior Frontend Developer will be highly self-motivated, innovative, and well versed in new technologies. This position requires a detail-oriented, product-focused professional experienced with building high performance realtime systems in a high-paced, high-volume environment.

Minimum Job Qualifications

Minimum 5-10 years of industry experience producing production-ready, robust, scalable web applications in a Unix environment
BA/BS, preferably in Computer Science or related technical discipline
Expert level HTML, CSS, Javascript
Expert level PHP
Advanced experience with AJAX concepts (XmlHTTPRequest, iframes, JSON, etc)
Advanced experience with Apache web servers
Strong MySQL and/or Oracle skills
In-depth understanding of usability concepts
Proven UI design experience
Solid understanding of performance optimization techniques, object-oriented programming, and standard protocols (HTTP, etc)
Experience in high-volume, critical production service environment
Excellent written and spoken communication skills

Preferable Job Qualifications

Demonstrated history of success on large scale, high availability web projects
Strong C/C++, Perl experience
Strong shell scripting skills

Second opening:

Senior Software Developer: Next Generation Traffic-Management Platform

Yahoo! Engineering is seeking a Senior Software Developer to join the High Availability Engineering team. In this position, you will be responsible for developing next generation, high availability traffic-handling platforms for use by the global Yahoo! product line. As the Senior Software Developer, you will use your experience in all stages of the software life cycle to build robust, scalable systems to improve the customer experience for Yahoo!’s diverse user base. This position requires a detail-oriented, product-focused professional experienced with building high performance realtime systems in a high-paced, high-volume environment.

Minimum Job Qualifications

– Minimum 7-10 years of industry experience programming in a Unix environment
– BA/BS in Computer Science or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution
– Experience in high-volume, critical production service environment
– Expert level C/C++
– Strong skills and experience with network programming and protocols (TCP/IP and UDP)
– Advanced MySQL and/or Oracle experience
– Advanced knowledge and experience with Apache, PHP, and Perl
– Thorough understanding of DNS
– Experience developing and deploying DNS-related technologies
– Experience with BGP
– Senior level Unix systems experience

If any of this sound like your cup of tea and if you want to live in sunny California and work in one of the best companies in the tech arena, send your resume to andrei [at] gravitonic [dot] com and I’ll send it directly to the hiring manager with my recommendation.

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4 Comments on "Two openings at Yahoo!"

  1. andrei
    Ivo Jansch
    11/04/2007 at 2:26 pm Permalink

    With a recommendation? “This guy reads my blog, you should hire him.” 😉

  2. andrei
    Andrei
    11/04/2007 at 2:32 pm Permalink

    Anyone who reads my blog implicitly passes the initial screen. 🙂

  3. andrei
    Alan Knowles
    11/04/2007 at 6:17 pm Permalink

    “Experience with BGP” wow, that’s a pretty rare thing, The only people I know who understand that are heavy duty cisco network guys, and I wouldn’t let them near a line of code 😉

  4. andrei
    Rochell
    14/10/2014 at 8:08 am Permalink

    Good article. I certainly love this site. Stick with it!

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