Intern Systems Engineering in Work From Home at Yahoo Inc

Date Posted: 11/4/2022

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Job Description

It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of nearly 900 million. Whether you’re looking to write mobile app code, engineer the servers behind our massive ad tech stacks, or develop algorithms to help us process trillions of data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our business—and the world. Want in?

Yahoo brings together world-class technology to prepare, deliver and display content – so users can watch and enjoy on their terms. The purpose of our platform is simple. It delivers next-generation digital experiences for today’s demanding users, whether it be their favorite TV shows, catching up with friends via social media or shopping for the latest gadgets. Built on top of one of the world’s largest networks, our platform easily handles your users’ appetite for instant, secure and always-on media, anytime, anywhere.

At Yahoo, engineers get to change the way over a billion people experience the world - every single day. We’re looking for explorers and risk takers who like to be surrounded by some of the smartest people in the industry while making an impact that really matters.

In Trondheim, Norway, Yahoo develops - the open big data serving engine that serves both Yahoo and external companies. is used to make AI-driven decisions using big data, in real time, at any scale, with unbeatable performance.

Organizations use to solve problems such as structured-, text-, and vector search, and real-time recommendation, personalization and targeting. The platform is open source under an Apache 2.0 license. It can be downloaded from, or used as a serverless managed service at

We are looking for a talented developer to join the Yahoo Vespa Team in Trondheim for a 2023 summer internship. Our interns aren't assigned some made-up tasks as a summer exercise; we want your code in production on services serving half a million requests every second. The Trondheim Team is 30 developers, situated at Prinsens gate 49.


  • Work in an agile environment where we ship features daily to improve the experience and possibilities for our users

  • Collaborate with engineers across product, design, engineering, and operations to drive past the status quo

  • Ensure quality of code by writing tests and doing code reviews

Minimum Qualifications

  • Some experience in software engineering processes, tools, methods, test development

  • Experience with one of:

    • Java

    • Javascript (Vite, Mantine)

    • C++

    • Linux (RHEL, AlmaLinux)

  • Bonus: Familiarity with performance measurement, analysis and tuning methodologies for production sites.

  • Knowledge/experience with the AWS and GCP technology stacks is welcome

  • Customer-focused, react well to changes, work with teams

  • Self-starter, team player

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 ( 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.

US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events).  Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

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


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