DevOps Engineer at Yahoo (Washington DC)

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Yahoo Sports connects fans to the sports and fantasy games they love most, providing personalized quality content and superior fan experiences every day.
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?
As a Software Engineer, DevOps, Production Engineering (PE) you will be part of a team that owns key infrastructure components of Yahoo! Sports, Finance and other Verticals to meet the high quality and performance bars. The team is the power behind engineering goodness for our production systems. By writing, designing and implementing software to drive velocity, operability, reliability and performance, the team ensures continuous quality on production systems as we embed deeply in the many layers and stages of software development.
Yes, we are DevOps! We are all about:
  • Enabling a culture of ownership and excellence.
  • Engineering processes that are Automated and Agile.
  • Developing tools that are Self-Serve and (Re)Usable.

Our mission is to:
  • Deliver products to market quickly.
  • Prevent defects from reaching customers.
  • Repair production issues quickly.

If you believe in the above, come join us.
At Yahoo, we want engineers that are self starters and problem solvers with ability to do so with new and legacy code. Using innovative ideas to solve complex issues, while integrating easily with the running ecosystem, is a key trait that will fit very well in the organization. As a member of the PE team, you will drive such innovations with your developer partners and provide the operability arm by treating software as a first order responsibility.
We are looking for software engineers who
  • Have a passion for solving difficult technical problems, from the network to the application stack.
  • Like to build software and systems to manage platform infrastructure and applications
  • Can provide primary operational support and engineering for multiple large distributed software applications.
  • Work with product engineering teams to improve their applications through rigorous testing and rollout strategies.
  • Want to make real web applications and back-end systems faster, more reliable, more efficient.
  • Think outside the box to build systems that collect, instrument, analyse metrics from operating systems and applications and provide insights about the system.
  • Thrive on fast-paced projects and enjoy participating in system design consulting, capacity planning and platform management.

You Must Have
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent degree.
  • Intermediate to Advanced level of coding expertise in at least one of these languages - Python, Go, Node, Java.
  • Good understanding of Linux with hands-on experience in troubleshooting production issues.
  • Basic knowledge of containers and container orchestration technologies such as Kubernetes and Docker.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Hands-on Experience with containers and container orchestration technologies such as Kubernetes and Docker.
  • Hands-on Experience with public cloud offerings like AWS, GCP, Azure.
  • Hands-on Experience with build & deploy technologies such as Maven/Gradle, Screwdriver, Jenkins etc.
  • Experience with building CI/CD pipelines is a plus.
  • Strong experience in administering, debugging and tuning web apps and containers and related tech.
  • Deep understanding of Linux system internals and tools for troubleshooting application stack dumps and networking.
  • Experience in driving incident resolution and in addressing technical aspects (during and after) to both tech and non-technical audiences.
  • Solid experience with writing, understanding and enhancing algorithms, data structures, scripting, and software design practices.

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