Paranoids Senior Software Dev Engineer - Distributed Systems

Verizon Media
Dulles, VA
Oct 09, 2021
Oct 20, 2021
Full Time
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"A cents € from finance and sports, to shopping, gaming and news"A cents € 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.When you impact millions of people every day, you become a large target for adversaries of all types within all layers of the stack. Our job is to keep our users safe and make Yahoo one of the safest places on the Internet.We are the information security team at Yahoo; known as " The Paranoids ".What we're looking for:As a Senior Software Development Engineer, you will be responsible for the design and development of end-to-end features to help make one of the world's largest internet services the most secure and user friendly, working with architects, data scientists, creative product managers and a group of forward-thinking engineers. You must have expertise in object-oriented programming, practiced agile development religiously, are familiar with web and network security and scrum methodology and can use cloud and machine learning. You have an analytical and problem solving demeanor to complement your outstanding communication and presentation skills.In a typical day, you may find yourself:Designing and prioritizing solutions for new features, and participating in design review discussionsWriting high quality and performant code, unit tests, functional tests, and documentation to implement new featuresDebugging code when it's not doing what you expectReviewing fellow teammates' codeParticipating in weekly scrum team planning meetings and daily stand-upsRequirements4 years of software development experience or 2 years with an advanced degreeProficiency in either Go, Java or C++Knowledge and experience in building large scale distributed applications using various software design patterns and OO design principlesFamiliarity with web servers and web service APIsExcellent troubleshooting skillsDevelopment experience in an Unix/Linux environmentOutstanding communication (both verbal and written) and interpersonal skillsBS / MS in Computer Science or equivalent practical experiencePreferred QualificationsGood understanding of web, network and OS security issues.Familiarity with cryptographic protocols, open source software, vulnerabilities, performance characteristics, and tradeoffsCross-browser, cross-platform developmentSolid understanding of RDBMS, SQL and NoSQLExperience with public cloud platforms like AWS, GCP and AzureFamiliarity with Hadoop ecosystem and applying machine learning, AIExperience in shell scripting and system administration with LinuxYahoo 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 ( /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 ( /diversity/ ) page to learn more.Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.

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