Fantasy Sports Backend Engineer JOB 2022

Yahoo Sports is the go-to destination for sports and fantasy game enthusiasts, with daily updates of high-quality, user-tailored content and an emphasis on offering the best possible fan experience.

Interested in working with Yahoo Sports? We need a self-starting, hands-on software engineer that has a passion for sports. The engineer will work on the infrastructure of Yahoo, including Yahoo Fantasy Sports and other web applications and backend systems.

Providing world-class experiences on a scale unmatched anywhere else is what makes a career at Yahoo Sports so exciting. 

Through our continuous integration platform, we can now run automated tests and deploy code multiple times per day. It's rewarding to put in the time and effort to finish a product and then watch as millions of users begin using it just an hour later.

Fantasy Sports Backend Engineer JOB 2022


Competencies in Technology and Related Experience:

Education at the bachelor's or master's level in Computer Science, Engineering, or a closely related discipline

Two to five years of professional expertise writing code in Java, PHP, or Perl.

Expertise in using Linux/UNIX in a professional setting.

In-depth familiarity with object-oriented programming and software design patterns, as well as the ability to effectively use both.

Powerful abilities in writing and running unit and functional tests on one's own code.

Capacity to predict, organize, and carry out tasks with precision and efficiency.

Dedicated to the Sports Industry and to providing our customers with things they can't live without.

Working knowledge of JSON RESTful web services and MySQL (or similar relational database) is preferred.

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The salary range for this position, if employed in Colorado, is $79,500 per year to $132,500 per year. Pay could be more or lower depending on factors like where you live and how much experience you have. In addition to a base salary and benefits, employees may be eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, commissions, and equity incentives. When it comes to benefits, Yahoo is among the best in the business. In accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay Act, below is some data on median earnings in the state.

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United States of America - Remote

time type
Full time
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job requisition id JR0018916


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