Video Player & Experiences Intern in Work From Home at Yahoo Inc

Date Posted: 3/14/2023

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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.

As part of the Video Player & Experiences team you will own player features and areas of the Android or iOS Video SDK that will impact millions of users.

We’ve had successful experiences with interns and expect that we’ll give you plenty of mentoring.We are exploring exciting ways to deal with software complexity and we want your help!

Your Day

  • Develop end-to-end interactive video experiences or focus on client side interactive video development (depending on skillset).

  • Responsible for product definition contribution, functional design specs, development and delivering major new features in current and future products.

  • Performing code reviews for your peers where you will be learning from and contributing to a collaborative working model.

  • Recommending alternative approaches to solving complex problems and utilizing new technology to achieve goals.

  • Tackle hard engineering and user experience problems and solve them in an elegant and seamless manner.

  • Work with engineering team members to explore and create interesting solutions while sharing knowledge amongst the team.​

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Show us that you’ve absorbed your recent training.

  • Be able to code and problem solve.

  • Be eager to learn more.

  • Strong foundation in Computer Science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design optimized for embedded systems.

  • Fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, and problem solving.

  • Pursuing BA/BS in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience/School Projects in building applications on Android, iOS or web platforms.

  • Experience with Android and iOS Platform.

  • Debugging skills using command line, adb, Android Studio or Xcode.

  • Experience working with ExoPlayer (Android) or AVPlayer (iOS)

  • Familiarity with video streaming protocols like HLS, DASH

  •  Experience with unit testing technologies such as Mockito, WireMock, Kiwi, Robolectric or XCTest framework. 

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. 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.

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

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