Associate Software Engineer – DSP

Yahoo

It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of hundreds of millions of people. 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.

A Little About The Role

The Demand Engineering group is responsible for providing advertising platform solutions for clients around the world. Our team designs and supports many of the systems, tools, and processes that allow for the execution of online advertising campaigns to meet the needs of our clients.

This role will be focused on the development and maintenance of a range of these platforms. The role will also require working on processes, simplifying systems, and reducing complexity of user interfaces across our platform in order to deliver best in class customer experiences.

A Lot About You

You are a graduate (BSc or MSc) with an interest in programming who wants to work in a high visibility role to directly impact the productivity of all of our demand engineering platforms. You like to use your engineering skills to produce practical solutions to solve problems which give our customers a competitive advantage and deliver value to both our customers and the company.

What You’ll Be Doing

As a software engineer you will be working with product managers and other software engineers in agile teams to create our next-generation UI, API and AdServing solutions by implementing business-critical features and setting standards that will help define the future products.

You will help us solving interesting challenges such as

  • Performance optimisation
  • Ensure system responsiveness, robustness and high availability
  • Ensure independent deployment of services and better CI/CD
  • Directly impact our generated revenue by implementing critical features
  • Improve our CI/CD pipeline to ensure constant production delivery of high-quality features
  • Improve our automated tests suite in terms of speed and accuracy

What You Must Have

  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree.
  • Good understanding of a programming language, preferably Java and/or Javascript.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • The ability to deliver results in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment that requires ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously without compromising quality.

Nice to Have

  • Deep understanding of Java and other supporting back-end technologies
  • Experience with Java frameworks, eg. Spring
  • Experience with Cloud Technologies (AWS or Kubernetes desirable)
  • Experience with unit and integration testing and writing clean code
  • Understanding of REST APIs, OOP, and related best practices
  • Knowledge of architecture and design patterns and anti-patterns
  • Good knowledge of SQL or NOSQL databases techniques
  • Good knowledge of event-driven and asynchronous coding in at least ES6 JavaScript
  • Experience with frontend frameworks such as Ember.js, React, Next.js, Angular
  • Experience with CSS preprocessors such as SASS, LESS, etc.
  • Experience with Acceptance and E2E browser testing

You may be required to work on-call to support systems and equipment outside of normal working hours on an assignment basis.

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