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
Work on a combination of tasks & projects such as analyzing and assisting in the resolution of production software/infrastructure issues and instrumenting reporting, deployment tooling, and monitoring solutions to increase the operability of our larger-scale infrastructure
Understand all aspects of Verizon Media’s Big Data Stack and learn select components in detail
Work closely with engineering, operations, and Hadoop users to engineer cutting-edge solutions that allow Verizon Media to answer today’s most challenging big data questions
Document processes, systems, and their associated configurations
BS/MS in Computer Science degree or equivalent.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong, methodical troubleshooting skills.
Interest in a technical role involving platform and infrastructure operation and management.
A desire to learn and perform individual research to improve technical proficiency.
The ability to use an object-oriented programming language like Java or C++ & scripting languages like Python or Perl
Strong understanding of Linux systems – System administration experience is a plus, whether that’s from course work, time spent as a systems administrator for your campus computer lab, side projects.
Demonstrated skills in problem diagnosis and resolution as well as troubleshooting techniques of basic issues
Knowledgeable of operating system fundamentals and computer architecture
Able to understand network protocols at a basic level
Experienced with systems programming concepts like C, sockets, virtual memory, and the process life cycle