Tech Yahoo, Software Development Eng, Principal


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Tech Yahoo, Software Dev Eng

Location: Sunnyvale, CA

A little about us: Yahoo Mail is the ultimate consumer inbox. It’s 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.

Yahoo makes the world’s daily habits inspiring and entertaining. By creating highly personalized experiences for our users, we keep people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the world. Yahoo’s businesses span across Search, Communications, Media and many other verticals.

Yahoo Mail Backend Team develops and maintains high-performing systems that provide API (Web Services, IMAP, & POP), Metadata and Elastic Storage for the electronic mail and its auxiliary functions. The system handles billions of requests a day, and supports a variety of clients, mobile, desktop, & web. The team works on problems that cover a wide spectrum - from web services to operating system and networking layer.

Yahoo Mail teams Oath in Three Words: Your personal database


You will be coding in Java and/or C++ on Unix platform to help build the next generation backend for Yahoo Mail.

This role is in the Communications organization that connects the world through Mail, Messenger, Groups, Calendar, Contacts & Notepad. On this team, you have an amazing opportunity to impact the productivity and connected lives of approximately 300 Million users every month. This amazing team of Engineers, Product Managers and Designers work on next generation innovative experiences transforming how users connect with each other every day.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related field with strong understanding of the fundamentals including Data Structures, Algorithms, OS and Networking
  • A proven track-record of technical leadership, including responsibility for design or architecture
  • Significant professional experience in Software Development
  • Experience in OOP. Java or C++ preferred
  • Experience with designing, developing high performing, and complex server applications
  • Great communicator, enjoys helping people, remains friendly and constructive under stress.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Phd. in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience with development on Unix platform
  • Knowledge of JVM internals and its performance tuning.
  • Network Programming Experience

About Oath:

Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, is a values-led company committed to building brands people love. We reach over one billion people around the world with a dynamic house of 50+ media and technology brands. A global leader in digital and mobile, Oath is shaping the future of media.

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