Yahoo Sports is Hiring.

Have you ever wanted to make Yahoo Sports better?

Can you take the largest online sports provider in the world to the next level? We are constantly hiring individuals with diverse areas of expertise to keep improving Yahoo Sports. We're looking for people with talent and confidence to innovate in this constantly changing business.

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All jobs updated on Wednesday December 12, 2012 Current Open Positions

  • Yahoo Fantasy Sports Software Engineer (Sunnyvale, CA)
    Yahoo Sports is looking for an experienced Software Engineer with a passion for sports. If you are intrigued by the challenge of building out our Fantasy Sports Platform to handle the next generation of games while maintaining the reliability and speed that we are famous for, all while reaching the largest user base in the industry, then this job is for you!
    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 Sports, you will interact with engineers and product managers across the company to collect requirements, define feature sets, and build scalable and reliable components.
    Recommended Qualifications:
    • A BS degree or higher, preferably in CS
    • Excellent object oriented development skills
    • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
    • Demonstrable experience in software design or building websites
    • Experience developing in unix/linux environments
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  • Yahoo Fantasy Sports Android Engineer (Sunnyvale, CA)
    If you have experience in Android development and wish to build apps for Fantasy Sports games then this position is for you.
    As an individual contributor you will design, code, and own the Football, Baseball, Basketball and Hockey Android apps. As part of our world class engineering team in Sports, you will interact with engineers and product managers across the company to collect requirements, define feature sets, and build scalable and reliable components.
    Recommended Qualifications:
    • A BS degree or higher, preferably in CS
    • Excellent object oriented development skills
    • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
    • Demonstrable experience in writing apps for Android devices
    • Demonstrable good product design through personal or professional projects
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  • Yahoo Sports Front End Engineer
    Yahoo Media delivers segment leading experiences to over half a billion people worldwide. We are number one in News, Sports, Finance and several Entertainment sites as well. Delivering entertaining and informative relevant content to so many people quickly and beautifully at scale is a huge challenge. We use everything from big data (Hadoop and other grid/cloud technologies) to cutting edge HTML5/CSS/JS experiences at a level of complexity few companies do. If you eat, sleep and breathe current and next-gen web technologies, if you play around with them in your own time and learn new technologies like node.JS or MongoDB because you can't help yourself, then we need you to come help us build the next generation of Yahoo sites.
    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 HTML5, CSS3, JS and other technologies. You will work hand in hand with world-class teams of other software engineers and architects as well as backend engineers, cloud data experts and computer scientists to build amazing and emotional experiences that will delight our users.
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent (e.g. 4+ years work experience or IED/HID degree)
    • 4+ years experience in web development and Front End engineering (or M.S. CS and 2+)
    • Proficiency in Front End engineering skills including Javascript, AJAX, CSS3, HTML5
    • Solid knowledge of JavaScript frameworks and libraries (e.g. YUI or jQuery)
    • Server side technologies including PHP, Java, REST
    • Proficiency in XML, JSON
    • Familiar with UNIX environment
    • Customer-focused, react well to changes, work with teams and being able to multi-task on multiple products and projects.
    • Self-starter, team player
    • Obsessive about optimization techniques (both in file weight and perceived/actual rendering speed) and accessibility
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