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Geo Software Dev Engineer at Yahoo

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: SUNNYVALE, Texas

Job Description:

Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, is a values-led company committed to building brands people love. We reach over one billion people around the world with a dynamic house of 50+ media and technology brands. A global leader in digital and mobile, Oath is shaping the future of media.

A little about Oath

Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, is a values-led company committed to building brands people love. We reach over one billion people around the world with a dynamic house of 50+ media and technology brands. A global leader in digital and mobile, Oath is shaping the future of media.

The LCOE (Location Center of Excellence) team is responsible for identifying user location with high accuracy and decorating & contextualizing those location signals to enable content personalization to help provide rich and relevant consumer experience and monetization by targeted advertising and attribution. We are developing complex scalable geolocation algorithms to derive deep insights on user location and building user knowledge to improve the quality of the experience.

LCOE's Oath in Three Words: Get Location Right

Your Day


  • Design and develop fault-tolerant, high-performance, scalable, operable next generation platform components to solve complex problems and use cases.

  • Work with the architects and senior engineers to Influence architecture, design and implementation.

  • Adhere to coding and documentation standards, participate in code reviews, and be a critical member of the LCOE engineering team

  • Work closely with product and management teams in influencing priorities

  • Actively participate in the agile development process.

A Lot About You

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related major

  • Strong fundamentals: data structures and algorithms

  • Experience working in an Unix environment

  • Strong technical, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Past work experience or internship completing complex projects in complex codebases is preferable.

  • Proficiency in coding with OOO language (preferably Java).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industry experience in big data technologies (e.g., Map/Reduce, Spark, Pig, Hive, HBase, Storm, Kafka, Oozie) is a big plus.

  • Experience with machine learning algorithms and/or statistical methods is a big plus.

Oath 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, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or other protected category. Oath is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for all employees during their employment. Please let us know if you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or participate in the application process by contacting us at hr-benefits@oath.com, or call us at 1-866-772-3182.

Submission of this information is voluntary and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment.

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