Yahoo Finance iOS Engineering Intern in Work From Home at Yahoo Inc

Date Posted: 1/29/2023

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Intern
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/29/2023

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?

About the team


Yahoo Finance is your #1 finance destination on mobile and web to track the markets and the economy. The Finance Mobile iOS team is continuously improving the application and is looking for an iOS Engineering Intern to join in on the action. You would be working with a tight-knit team of engineers on a high usage application. During the course of your internship, you will take part in an exciting lineup of intern events and engage in important projects that significantly impact the success of our businesses. At the end of your summer, you will have the opportunity to present your work to our leadership and network with our hiring managers.


What you’ll do

  • Write code for Finance iOS, depending on your skills and interests you might focus on a particular part of the codebase, but you're likely to spend some time working on pieces of it all. Here are the main parts:

    • The app and widgets are written in Swift, SwiftUI with some Objective-C

    • The data layer uses Codable and SwiftProtobuf to talk to the Yahoo Finance backend APIs, which also support GraphQL custom queries

    • Unit tests use the XCTest and iOSSnapshotTestCase frameworks

    • Yahoo Finance is available on iPhone, iPad, M1 Mac and tvOS


  • Develop project timelines, implement design specifications, system design diagrams, documentation, and plans for testing and monitoring.

  • Pair-program with the other developers on the team.

  • Make your voice heard by promoting your ideas within the team.

  • Get involved in the intern events, workshops, and trainings we have available.

  • Present your work to leadership and network with your fellow interns.


Who you are

  • Must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s program in Computer Science or related major, and have a strong record of academic achievement.

  • You are an avid problem solver who has the capability to work independently as well as collaborate within a team. You dive deep into complex problems and persist in finding the solution.

  • You are familiar with Cocoa frameworks and have created or contributed to at least one iOS app.

  • You have interest in connecting investors to real-time financial data and personalized business news at a large scale.

  • You care about the product you’re building and want to make it better. You see yourself as a guardian of the user experience, not just the code.

  • You look forward to harnessing the power of A/B testing and remote configuration to stress test the best product experiences.

  • You write tests and try to make your code easy to change. You hold yourself and your team to rigorous standards of code quality.

  • You have processes for how you work and are always trying to make them better.

  • You’re never done learning.

  • You ask lots of questions and pride yourself on coming up with good ones.

  • You believe diversity makes stronger teams. You want to learn from and collaborate with people who bring multiple perspectives to the table.

  • You bring your whole self to your job and believe this is essential for doing great work.

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.

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.



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