Software Development Intern in Work From Home at Yahoo Inc

Date Posted: 11/28/2022

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Job Description

Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions. We reach nearly 900M people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love—from finance and sports, to shopping, gaming and news—with the trusted products, content and tech that fuel their day. For partners, we provide a full-stack platform for businesses to amplify growth and drive more meaningful connections across advertising, search and media.

About Yahoo

Yahoo delivers delightful, inspiring and entertaining daily-habit experiences to over half a billion people worldwide. Our products include the Yahoo Homepage (, AOL, as well as Comscore #1 sites in News, Sports and Finance. Yahoo in Three Words: Inform, connect, and entertain.

This internship role is aimed to grow your technical, business, and operational skill sets. Exceptional interns will have an opportunity to seek careers within the organization.

About Team

The Cloud Platform Engineering team builds industry leading next generation cloud serving platforms, services and tools that underpin Yahoo products. We build and maintain platforms at scale and ensure that Yahoo is always able to serve its hundreds of millions of users and billions of daily page views. Using a combination of open source software and internal tools, we engineer automated solutions for base docker containers, Ingress routing, Identity management, service mesh, configuration templates, orchestration, monitoring and for deployment of containerized applications at scale. We encourage new ideas and continuously experiment and evaluate new technologies to assimilate them into our infrastructure.Our team structure encourages trust, learning from one another, having fun, and attracting people who are passionate about what they do.

Your Day

  • Design, develop, code and test software systems or applications for software enhancements and new products; revise and refine as required

  • Participate in agile development of project timelines, implementation design specifications, system flow diagrams, documentation, testing and ongoing support of systems

  • Recommend modifications to processes and procedures, and contribute to best practices, architecture, and implementations

  • Implement, and maintain monitoring to provide complete transparency to application and system state, history, and trends

You Must Have

  • Actively pursuing a BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or a related major, and strong record of academic achievement

  • Knowledge of software engineering processes, tools, test driven development, algorithms and data structure

  • Programming proficiency in a language, preferably Java, GO, C++ or Node.js

  • Familiarity with object-oriented programming concepts, large-scale software architecture, networking and distributed systems, and UNIX/Linux environments

  • Experience in one or many of the following is a plus:

    • Large-scale, large-user base website development experience

    • Security

    • Internship experience at a tech company

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.

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 ( page to learn more.

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.

The compensation for this position ranges from $45,760.00 - $135,200.00/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.

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

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