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Yahoo! Seeks Sr. Front End Platform Engineer (Santa Clara, CA)
August 07, 2008 @ 10:29:08

Company Yahoo!
Location Santa Clara, CA
Title Sr. Front End Platform Engineer

The Internet is a big, busy place, and we at Yahoo! are proud to stand out in the crowd. As the world's number one Internet brand, servicing over a half billion people, we're determined to maintain our commitment to delivering news, entertainment, information and fun... each and every day.

In order to maintain our position as one of the world's most trafficked Internet destinations, we're always on the lookout for people with big ideas and big talent to help us provide our visitors with the innovative products and services they've come to expect from Yahoo!. We're looking for people like you.

How Big Can You Think?

Would you like to touch the lives of millions of people, while working in a technically challenging environment? Are you fascinated by what it takes to build a highly efficient and scalable web application infrastructure that forms the backbone for various search applications used by hundreds of millions of users every day? If yes, then here is your chance!

We are looking for a motivated Senior Engineer/Architect to join the Yahoo! Search engineering team. In this position you will use your strong technical background to design and develop the next generation frontend platform for Yahoo! Search. This platform will provide a flexible and scalable base for building new and cool products for and its associated verticals.


  • BS/MS is Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of industry experience in large scale web application development
  • Expert level knowledge in PHP
  • Experience with Apache, HTTP, Perl, XML, C/C++
  • Knowledge of AJAX/JS, HTML/DHTML, CSS and other client-side technologies is a strong plus
  • Development experience on UNIX platforms
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills
  • Fast learner and team player

Interested applicants should submit their resume to Shawn Cartwright at shawncar [at] yahoo-inc [dot] com.

Yahoo! Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. For more information or to search all of our openings, please visit

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