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Saturday, 29 August 2009

Principal Engineer - Application development at Yahoo! SDC,Bangalore

Principal Engineer - Application development at Yahoo! SDC,Bangalore

Location: Bangalore (Bangalore Area, India)


Type: Full-time

Experience: Mid-Senior level

Functions: Engineering

Industries: Internet

Job Description

• You will help define and drive the design of platforms, applications and tools to power the next generation experience for consumers on Yahoo!'s Media Properties (e.g., Finance).
• You will help build backend technologies to enable rapid innovation of fun and engaging products for Yahoo! consumers. This will include scalable frameworks and tools to acquire, process, enhance, store, syndicate, publish, distribute and present content from partners and end users.
• Aspects of technology you will work with include XML, RDF, Web Services, OOAD, Database Design, API design, Performance Engineering, Security, Extreme Scalability, Processing Frameworks, Rich Media, Scalable distribution, etc.
• Your job will entail guiding & mentoring a development team with sound design, and working with leads & architects across geographies to insure interoperability and maximize reuse. You will be expected to take a hands-on approach. A key success factor will be the ability to produce or consume platforms with widespread reuse and impact.
• You will be expected to publish technical articles with PR value
• You will be expected to understand business needs and priorities of your unit and to cross-pollinate best practices, technologies and leverage/create common software platforms
• You will be expected to contribute to the Yahoo! Patent Portfolio


• BE/B.Tech/MS/PhD in Computer Science or equivalent with 8+ years experience
• 5+ years experience with Large Scale architectures
• Strong hands-on experience with Web technologies, Web standards & protocols, Languages (some of C / C++ / Java / Perl /PHP), Methodologies (OOD)
• Experience in Production Web systems characterized by high-end performance, reliability, availability, scalability, security
• In Depth knowledge in one or more of these fields: Databases / Networking / OS / Distributed Computing / Grid Computing / Web Services

Interested candidates please mail your CVs to

Company Description

Yahoo! has built a World Class Research & Development team at its Software Development Center in Bangalore.At Yahoo! Bangalore, we are presented with tremendous challenges everyday as we continuously strive to improve the lives of our users. With over 400 million unique users using the Yahoo! Network every month, over 3.5 billion pages viewed every day, and 10TB of access log data to mine through every day, there is a satisfyingly good list of challenging problems to tackle. Building technologies to drive the most used internet service in the world essentially means exploring and breaking new ground in Computer Science Research, and demands Innovative approaches to building Technologies, Platforms and Applications


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