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.
This position will be part of the Production Engineering team that manages, maintains and supports production systems,
Should be able to manage the scale at Yahoo – manages and maintains “large scale” production systems
Responsible for 24x7x365 uptime /availability of critical systems/applications. This also includes revenue critical systems/applications as most of the systems do have a direct or indirect revenue bearing.
The PE teams in Bangalore looks at 12x7x365 vs. 24 hours coverage. Along with cross functional collaboration with Engg/Product/SOC/Site Operations – he/she should interface/collaborate with PE counterparts who are in other Geographical locations(US/EU) such that collectively we can support production systems in true a 24x7x365 fashion.
Knowledge of any scripting language (Shell/Perl/Python/PHP)
The candidate needs to demonstrate troubleshooting skills both at the system and services/application level
Utilize strong analytical and problem solving skills to diagnose/resolve system and application issues.
Document processes, systems, and their associated configurations
Participate in change and release management activities
Actively enrolled in Bachelors or Masters Program
This position requires a dedicated individual who can work well in a team environment.
Effective oral and written communication skills are a must.
Experience with Linux/Unix administrative tasks is required.
Good knowledge of scripting Shell / Perl
The candidate must be able to demonstrate skill in trouble-shooting techniques and problem diagnosis and resolution
Experience with MySQL/ RDBMS concept is a strong plus.
Experience in supporting cloud-based applications is a strong plus.