Yahoo Sports engineering is hiring

Yahoo Sports

The Yahoo Sports engineering team is hiring. We’re looking for sports fans who can code. Are you up for the challenge?

If you have the engineering chops to bring Yahoo Fantasy Sports to the next level, our Fantasy Sports Full games team needs you. Come scale our systems, harden our infrastructure, and roll out exciting features. All while working in the extremely engaging sports industry.

SENIOR BACKEND ENGINEER – FANTASY SPORTS

As an individual contributor you will design, code, and own large portions of the Fantasy Sports Infrastructure. In addition, there will be plenty of opportunities to implement new games and improve upon existing games. As part of our world class engineering team in Yahoo Sports, you will interact with engineers, designers, product managers, and marketing to collect requirements, define feature sets, and build scalable and reliable components.

Location: Sunnyvale, California.

Required technical skills and experience:
• BS or MS in Computer Science and 3-5 years experience in one of PHP/JAVA/Perl/C/C++/Python.
• Working knowledge and experience with Linux.
• Good knowledge of OOP and software design patterns and where and when to use them.
• Strong skills in testing your own code using unit or functional tests.
• Ability to estimate, plan and execute work on time and with high quality.
• Passion for the Sports Industry and a passion for delivering products that our users simply cannot live without.

Ready to apply? Email us with your resume or LinkedIn profile, a brief introduction, and the position you’re interested in applying for.

FRONT END ENGINEER – FANTASY SPORTS

Required technical skills and experience:
• Build next generation applications for desktop and mobile browsers with an emphasis on emotional experiences and constant attention to scalability, performance, accessibility and cross-browser performance.
• Partner with Product and Design to redesign and implement user interfaces
• Map product requirements to engineering tasks, perform due diligence to identify dependencies
• Participate in Yahoo engineering community, discuss and provide input on best practices
• Lead the way in quality, reliability and quantity of work output
• Clearly understand, implement and evangelize best practices such as TDD, CI etc…
• Experience with node.js, React.js, React Native
• Experience with Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, Web site performance

Location: Los Angeles or Sunnyvale, California.

Ready to apply? Email us with your resume or LinkedIn profile, a brief introduction, and the position you’re interested in applying for.

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