Software Development Engineer: Yahoo! Inc.

Company NameYahoo! Inc.
Job CategoryTechnology
LocationSunnyvale, CA
Position TypeFull-Time, Employee
Experience5-10 Years Experience
Desired Education LevelBachelor of Science
Date PostedJuly 22, 2008
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The Internet is a big, busy place, and we at Yahoo! are proud to stand out in the crowd. As the world's number one Internet brand, serving over a half billion people, we're determined to maintain our commitment to delivering news, entertainment, information and fun... each and every day.

In order to maintain our position as one of the world's most trafficked Internet destinations, we're always on the lookout for people with big ideas and big talent to help us provide our visitors with the innovative products and services they've come to expect from Yahoo!. We're looking for people like you.

How Big Can You Think?

About Product/Project:
Have you ever wondered what it's like to manage e-mail accounts that number in the hundreds of millions and storage measured in tens of petabytes? Yahoo! Mail is one of the world's largest Internet e-mail providers and provides a dynamic, challenging work environment.

Job Responsibilities:
The Yahoo! Mail team is looking for an experienced, creative, and talented engineer to work on Yahoo! Mail backend infrastructure.

Minimum Job Qualifications:
We are looking for the following:
• Professional software engineer with a record of shipping excellent product
• Clear thinker and excellent problem solver, with creative contributions in an enterprise or system-level environment
• Meticulous, self-motivated, and able to multi-task in a fluid environment; comfortable with modern software development methodologies
• Reputation for clear and transparent communication, to team members, peers, and management
• Able to work effectively with object-oriented design and C++, able to read and understand other people’s code as easily as you write your own.
• BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent with 6-10 years of experience in software engineering.

Preferable Job Qualifications:
Experience with Java and scripting languages such as shell and Perl would be a plus.

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

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