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Yahoo Fantasy Sports, Fantasy Android Sr. Software Apps Engineer

Yahoo

Yahoo

Software Engineering
Remote, OR, USA · Remote
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024
Yahoo Sports is one of the internet’s leading destinations for comprehensive sports news and innovative fantasy games. We produce insightful content across multiple platforms and curate quality coverage from around the web to inform and entertain fans. We're an original fantasy sports pioneer, with a legacy of innovation that helps us continue to be a fantasy leader. And as one of the most-visited sports platforms on the internet, we're one of the best places for brands to reach fans.

A Little About Us

Yahoo Fantasy Sports is a passionate development team that has an equally passionate user base. We work on both Season Long and Daily Fantasy products delivering a high quality feature rich product to please our users. We work in a deadline driven environment while still having a culture of fun and fandom.

A Lot About You

You are an experienced, motivated engineer who is passionate about mobile app development and building high quality products. You thrive working as part of a team of smart, talented engineers and product designers who value team discussions and sharing constructive feedback. You are curious, driven, and enjoy challenging work.

Responsibilities:

  • Shape and guide application design as the team's senior engineer.

  • Collaborate with other developers and designers to help define, build, and deliver new features in our Sports mobile apps

  • Code -- you will spend much of your time building Android apps, efficiently coding in Java / Kotlin. This includes new feature development, architecture, writing unit tests, refactors, and bug/crash fixes.

  • Share responsibilities like app architecture/design reviews, code reviews, performance tuning, and build pipeline management

  • Own and deliver -- from executing difficult refactors to planning complex projects with many moving parts

  • Mentor junior developers to help them understand our best practices.

  • Share your opinions and help shape our technical direction, best practices, product ideas, and team processes. We value and depend on your input!

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Solid coding chops, code design skills, and practitioner of mobile development best practices -- including object-oriented design principles; design pattern usage; writing modular, reusable, testable code; data structures; concurrency; performance profiling and tuning

  • Expertise in Java, Kotlin, Android Studio, Gradle, git, etc. -- the skills and tools needed to build Android apps

  • Up-to date on the Android best practices such as Live Data, Jet Pack Compose, Coroutines, Flows.

  • Expertise in various Android App architectures - MVP, MVVM, MVI

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and debugging skills

  • Enjoys mentoring more junior developers

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


Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent CS training

  • Experience as a Senior Engineer or higher in a technical setting

  • Strong Technical Presentation skills to get buy-in from other developers and spread your technical innovations Yahoo wide

  • Being a sports fan is a big plus!

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 (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. 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 (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.

The compensation for this position ranges from $128,250.00 - $266,875.00/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.

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