Front End Engineer - Publishing Platform
Yahoo! Inc. - Sunnyvale, CA

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Front End Engineer, Yahoo Publishing Platform

The Yahoo! Publishing Platform team is looking for exceptional Software Engineers to help us take the next big leap in web publishing. We are responsible for the infrastructure that hosts the web's most popular sites on earth for News, Sports, Finance and many others, visited by hundreds of millions of users every day.

Our engineers focus on the unique and complex challenges that such large scale brings like massive content handling and storage, and world-class performance and resiliency. We're enabling personalized, social experiences across desktop and mobile environments alike, and we build tools to edit and maintain it all. We're looking for individuals with the drive and passion to conquer these challenges with us, and create amazing experiences that delight our users.

Minimum Job Qualifications

4+ years of industry experience

Must have strong knowledge of object-oriented programming in PHP (preferred), Java, or C++ or similar

Must have experience with MVC frameworks like Zend, CakePHP, or Symphony (or other) and client-side AJAX

Must have strong knowledge of JavaScript, OOP JS, CSS and DHTML Proficiency in JSON, XML

Experience developing and deploying highly efficient, scalable server-side applications

Excellent debugging and testing skills

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Able to work in a dynamic environment

Fast learner - can quickly come up to speed with different technologies

Team player - can collaborate with and guide peers

Must have a strong sense of commitment and responsibility

Must have strong verbal and written communication skills

Must have strong knowledge and keen interest in emerging tools and technologies in the industry

Computer Science degree or equivalent work experience required

Preferable Job Qualifications

Knowledge and experience with HTML5, CSS3, and emerging presentation technologies highly desired

Experience with unit testing and/or test automation a plus

Database, SQL and MySQL (LAMP stack) experience are pluses

Regular expressions, Unix administration and development experience, shell scripting and Subversion management experience highly desired

Yahoo! Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. For more information or to search all of our openings, please visit


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