Sr Software Android Engineer - Yahoo Homepage

Oath Sunnyvale , CA 94085

Posted 5 months ago

It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of 1 billion. Nearly half of Verizon Media employees are building the code and platforms that help us achieve that. 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 4 trillion data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our businessand the world. Want in? As Verizon's media unit, our brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and HuffPost help people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and partners to connect. With technologies like XR, AI, machine-learning, and 5G, we're transforming media for tomorrow, too. We're creators and coders, dreamers and doers creating what's next in content, advertising and technology.

Take Yahoo and AOL, fuse them and you get a media and technology company operating at massive global scale. It takes powerful technology to connect our combined media brands and partners with an audience of 1 billion. Nearly half of Oath's employees are building the code and platforms that help us achieve that. And we're only getting bigger. 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 4 trillion data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our businessand the world. Want in? Millions of people visit the Yahoo homepage for news, sports, finance, email, and more.

A Little About Us

Oath Media Brands and Products delivers delightful, inspiring and entertaining daily-habit experiences to over half a billion people worldwide. Our products include Yahoo Sports, Fantasy, Finance, Tanda, Newsroom, Tumblr and Weather Apps as well as Flurry Mobile Analytics. We are a talented group of engineers and who are passionate about building best-in-class apps. We value collaboration, innovation, fun and a good technical challenge. We take pride in our apps and the service we bring to millions of users, each day, all over the world.

A Lot About You

We are looking for experienced, motivated iOS and Android engineers who are passionate about mobile app development and building high quality products. Someone who thrives on working with a team of smart, talented engineers, who can both take and give constructive feedback and is active in team discussions. Someone who enjoys challenging work and is curious and driven. Someone who can help us take our products to the next level.

Responsibilities

  • Work in an agile environment where we ship features frequently to create user delight

  • Collaborate with other talented developers, product and designers to help define, build and deliver new features in our iOS and Android apps

  • Share responsibilities like app architecture/design reviews, code reviews, writing unit tests, performance tuning

  • Analyze and optimize application code and/or APIs for efficiency and performance

  • Own and deliver -- from the small must-do tasks to large, complex projects with many moving parts

  • Share your opinions on, and help shape our technical direction, best practices, product designs/ideas and team processes - we value (and depend on) your input!

  • The quintessential teammate -- great communicator, adaptable, supportive, hard working and enjoys a good laugh

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors or greater in Computer Science or related engineering degree

  • 5+ years experience building native Android or iOS apps that have been successfully launched

  • Strong coding chops, code design skills and grasp of development best practices -- including object-oriented design; writing modular, reusable, testable code; data structures; concurrency; performance tuning

  • Proficiency in developing on mobile platforms: Java, Gradle, Android Studio, Material Design standards, git, xcode, cocapod, etc. -- the skills and tools needed to build iOS and Android apps

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and debugging skills

  • Push the boundaries of innovation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with unit testing technologies such as OCMock, Kiwi, Roboelectric

  • Experience with functional testing technologies such as Espresso, Appium, XCUITest

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.

Verizon Media 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. Verizon Media is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. Please let us know if you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or participate in the application process.

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


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