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Software Dev Engineer

United States
September 14, 2022
It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of nearly 900 million. Whether you're looking to write mobile app code, engineer the servers behind our massive ad tech stacks, or develop algorithms to help us process trillions of data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our business-and the world. Want in?

A little About Us:

Our Identity and User Data platforms for consumers and businesses lead the industry in trust and security. Our computer operating systems, languages, build systems, and developer tools drive technical excellence and developer productivity. Our Monitoring, Payments, Cloud Platforms, Mobile SDKs, and many other systems accelerate growth and innovation.

Identity platforms at Yahoo provide modern, secure Identity offerings for consumers and businesses that interact with Yahoo systems. The scale at which the Identity systems operate is unmatched on the Internet, with billions of logins per day, reaching hundreds of millions of users. We power the best products on the Internet and bring users together to form communities and follow the news that matters to them.


  • Collaborate with user experience designers, product managers, and other talented engineers to deliver new features, enhancements, and bug fixes
  • Grow in a culture of learning through design discussions and code reviews
  • Write high quality performant code in Java and similar languages on Linux platforms. Write unit tests, functional tests and end-to-end integration tests
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Define and implement highly efficient APIs
  • Be part of an agile scrum team and demonstrate constant progress
  • Seek opportunities in our day-to-day workflow to improve quality and efficiency from ideation to deployment

A lot About You:

  • BS, MS, PhD in Computer Science or a related major, or equivalent experience
  • Good understanding of algorithms, data structures, performance optimization techniques, and object-oriented programming
  • Development experience in Java and/or C software programming languages on Linux platforms
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3+ years development experience writing and reviewing code daily in a team environment
  • Familiarity with Web services and web technology stacks
  • Exposure to data processing with distributed computing (Hadoop, Hive, Spark, etc.)

Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form () or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion () page to learn more.

US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events). Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

If hired for this position in Colorado, the compensation range for this position is between $97,500.00 - $162,500.00. The compensation may vary depending on your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include additional incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, plus equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, retirement, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act.

Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.