Java Developer

Verizon Media
Baltimore, MD
Oct 21, 2021
Oct 23, 2021
Full Time
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"A cents € and the world. Want in?A Little About Us:Yahoo's SSP solution is the global partner of choice for leading advertisers, agencies, publishers and App Developers seeking to maximize the value of their brands. We have strategically combined the strengths of many premium brands including AOL, Yahoo Fantasy, , Yahoo News, Yahoo Sports, Tech Crunch, and many more. Simply put, we offer advertisers a one-stop shop for global programmatic solutions to help increase yield through a rich and broad set of platforms, formats, and technologies.A Little About You:We need a Backend Software Engineer to accelerate of building critical features into the Yahoo SSP in order to retain critical clients; enable sales to bring new clients on quickly and efficiently. Every time you see an ad on the internet, an auction is run across all of the advertisers that are potentially interested in paying for your attention at that moment in time. The Yahoo SSP team in Baltimore makes the software that runs those auctions. We run millions of auctions in a second and we make billions of $ for our company. Our software is high scale and high availability. We have interesting problems and we have fun solving them. Your day to day work would include building next generations big data solutions, reporting, brand safety and fraud detection platforms and supporting a multi-billion-dollar business while working with groundbreaking technologies in both our own Data Centers and the AWS Cloud. We are looking for a talented Java engineer to work on our backend ad serving systems and help us build the features needed to support our customers.JOB DESCRIPTION:Use Java to create the SSP's auction processing systems and RESTful APIs that support our UI.Look for ways to optimize the code to ensure the SSP performs within our customer's SLA requirements.Analyze business and technical requirements and design solutions that meet those needs.Collaborate with programmers both on their team and on other teamsCollaborate with product managers to develop and clarify requirements.Troubleshoot production issues related to the team's applications.Effectively manages day-to-day tasks in an Agile process to meet scheduled commitments.Write unit tests and specification documents ]SKILLS AND EDUCATION:Bachelor's degree.2+ years of experience designing and programming Javascript based web applications.Experience with developing fast and responsive Java ApplicationsKnowledge of Java, Spring, Spring Boot, Hibernate, SQLMust have strong programming and debugging skills.Must have a solid understanding of object oriented programming.Must have a working knowledge of application design and development processes and methodologies.Excellent problem-solving skills.Familiar with software design methods and techniques.Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.Familiarity with a Javascript framework is a plus.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 ( /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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