Dir, Software Apps Dev Eng
Yahoo! Inc. - Sunnyvale, CA

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The Yahoo Publishing Services organization is looking for an outstanding Director of Engineering to join Yahoo’s Sunnyvale or San Francisco office. Publishing Services is the organization that builds tools and infrastructure responsible for content creation, ingestion, discovery, enrichment, curation, and management. In other words, Publishing Services is the organization that makes all the content generated by Yahoo!, its partners, and end users appear on top Yahoo properties such as Yahoo Homepage, Yahoo Sports, Yahoo Finance, Yahoo News, and other.
Key Responsibilities:

Depending on your background and preferences, you will grow and lead a number of Publishing Services front-end and back-end teams in Sunnyvale and/or in San Francisco. We are aggressively hiring in these locations, so hiring will be a key part of your job. You’ll cooperate with other engineering leaders to deliver state-of-the-art publishing tools and systems. You should be very comfortable leading a 20-30 person team.



-- Deep passion for Web and all kinds of Web content and experiences

-- Demonstrated ability to hire top-notch engineering managers, architects, and developers

-- A mixture of large company and start-up experience

-- A mixture of front-end and back-end background

-- Demonstrated ability to build and integrate it with very large highly scaleable software systems

-- Strong architect-level technical understanding of large software systems.

-- Experience of leading 20-30 person software teams as a second level manager.

-- Experience with our software stack: JavaScript, node.js, Java

-- Amazing communication skills.

-- A Computer Science degree is a must


-- Experience with modern scalable data systems (Hadoop, NoSQL) and data analytics

-- Strong understanding of operational issues

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