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Sr Software Developer at Yahoo Inc

Sr Software Developer

Yahoo Inc United States of America (Remote) Full-Time
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?

About Us 
The Yahoo Brand Creative Team is a band of designers, writers, coders, photographers, videographers, strategists and producers obsessed with dreaming up new ways to bring brand goals to life with big ideas, bold creative, and a good laugh or two along the way. The pace is fast and pivots happen, but we always emerge with films, websites, event experiences, social campaigns, stunts, t-shirts and more that make an impact and win space in our portfolios. 

Our day-to-day spans the gamut from B2B branding initiatives for Yahoo to consumer campaigns for our brands like Yahoo Sports, TechCrunch, Yahoo Finance, MAKERS and more. We also support internal events ranging from Happy Hours to Bring Your Kids to Work Day to product launch events that livestream across the globe. 

Responsibilities will include engineering ownership in a complex client side application, including new feature work, improvements on existing code, debugging and investigation of user issues, participation in code reviews, designing and shipping the product. Contribute to standard methodologies and culture of the team. 

A lot about you 
As a Front End Software Engineer at Yahoo you will specialize in building high performance, scalable, cross-browser compatible, accessible and elegant web applications with Node.js, React.js, Next.js, Drupal, HTML5, CSS3, Jest, AWS, Enzyme and other technologies. You will work hand in hand with world-class teams of other software engineers and architects as well as backend engineers. 


  • 5 years experience in web development and Front End engineering 
  • Experience with software engineering processes, tools, methods, test development 
  • Experience with Front End engineering skills including Javascript, CSS3, HTML5, PHP 
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks and libraries (e.g. Node.js and React) 
  • Experience with GitHub and ability to solving conflicts 
  • Experience with development on AWS and Docker
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Experience in all aspects of software development including architecture and design, implementation and production support 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, e.g., the ability to explain the work in plain language 
  • Execution experience in fast-paced environments and performance driven culture 
  • Familiarity with cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them. 
  • Customer-focused, react well to changes, work with teams 
  • Self-starter, team player

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 ([ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Sr Software Developer) or call

. 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 ([ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Sr Software Developer) 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.

The compensation for this position ranges from $111,000.00 - $231,250.00/yr and will vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, in addition to equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. Eligibility requirements apply.

Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don’t require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you’ll be given notice to make arrangements. 

If you’re curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.

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

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