Senior Software Dev Eng, - Localization
Yahoo! Inc. - Sunnyvale, CA

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About Yahoo!

Think about impacting 1 out of every 2 people online--in innovative and imaginative ways that are uniquely Yahoo!. We do just that each and every day, and you could too. After all, it's big thinkers like you who will create the next generation of Internet experiences for consumers and advertisers across the globe. Now's the time to show the world what you've got. Put your ideas to work for over half a billion people.

About Business Group or Product

The Content Platforms Team is helping to build the next generation of platforms for Yahoo's properties. Our goal is to create scalable, high-performance systems that will allow for rapid innovation across the multiple properties. Our mission is key to the future vision of Yahoo.

Job Responsibilities

We are looking for a Senior

Software Engineer with experience in distributed data stores and distributed serving systems. You will be expected to design and implement production-quality code that can scale to billions of objects and millions of requests per day. More specifically the team is responsible for the performance of the platform. If that excites you and doesn't scare you, then we're looking for you.

Minimum Job Qualifications

B.S. Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent

Extensive software development experience in Java and C++

Proficiency with Linux/Unix and associated tool sets

Experience designing and building large scale platforms

Ability to work in large cross-functional teams across geographic regions

Ability to troubleshoot critical systems in production

Excellent communication skills

Self-starter and team player

Preferable Job Qualifications

M.S. Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent

Experience with software performance testing and probing

Proficient in Perl, Python, or other scripting languages

Familiar with Agile methodology and mindset

Strong drive to innovate and excel

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