Software Engineer

Employer
Verizon Media
Location
Dulles, VA
Posted
Oct 21, 2021
Closes
Oct 23, 2021
Ref
155987712
Hours
Full Time
It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of 1 billion. Nearly half of Verizon Media employees are building the code and platforms that help us achieve that. 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 4 trillion data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our business"A cents € and the world. Want in? As Verizon's media unit, our brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and more help people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and partners to connect. With technologies like XR, AI, machine-learning, and 5G, we're transforming media for tomorrow, too. We're creators and coders, dreamers and doers creating what's next in content, advertising and technology.A Little About UsThe Yahoo Mail Antispam Team develops and maintains high-performing systems that reliably protect our users from spam, phish, fraud and abuse with advanced ML/AI algorithms. These systems require extreme reliability, resilience and performance. We are tackling some of the toughest challenges in architecture design, algorithm development and data engineering. There are innumerable opportunities to innovate in all these areas.Yahoo Mail is the ultimate consumer inbox. It is the best way to access your email and stay organized from a computer, phone or tablet. With its beautiful design and lightning fast speed, Yahoo Mail makes reading, organizing, and sending emails easier than ever. Come join this amazing team of Engineers, Product Managers and Designers to work on next generation innovative experiences transforming how users connect with each other every day.You Must HaveBS/MS in Computer Science or related field with strong understanding of the fundamentals including Data Structures, Algorithms, OS and NetworkingExperience in software development with Java and/or C++Experience in algorithm design and ML/AIUnderstanding of statistical methods and exploratory data analysisOutstanding troubleshooting and debugging skills with performance tuning experienceGreat communication skills, joy in helping people, ability to remain friendly and constructive under stressLove To HaveExperience with Big Data technologies like Hadoop, HBase and SparkPrevious exposure to anti-spam or anti-abuse engineeringFamiliarity with data mining, text processing and classification algorithmsYahoo 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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