Overview

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 Engineer to join in on the action. You would be working with a tight-knit team of engineers on a high usage application.

What we are looking for

We are searching for an ambitious and product-minded iOS developer to help us build the next generation of personal finance management. We need a dedicated and technically strong engineer with industry knowledge to make our apps even better and to drive the evolution and expansion of our current applications portfolio into new technology areas and market segments.

If you are excited about the overall lifecycle of a product – building, coding, testing, launching and learning, this is the place to be, because you will learn and gain hands-on experience while engaged in projects with significant impact on the success of our businesses. You are an avid problem solver who has the capability to work independently as well as within a team, and the willingness to learn.

The road ahead is exciting, and our team is moving fast. Your work will be seen and touched by millions of people, worldwide. If you believe you have what it takes to help shape our future then look no further, apply now, and get ready for the ride of your life!

What you’ll do

  • Write code for Yahoo 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 UI layer uses programmatic Auto Layout
    • 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
  • Be responsible for the definition, design, development, plans for A/B testing and monitoring, and successful and timely completion of major new features
  • Work with product, design and engineering team members to explore and create interesting solutions while sharing knowledge among the team
  • Perform code reviews for your peers where you will be learning from and contributing to a collaborative working model
  • Recommend alternative approaches to solving complex problems and utilizing new technology to achieve goals and elevate the developer experience
  • Tackle hard engineering and UX problems and solve them in an elegant and seamless manner
  • Take ownership of features and areas of the app that will impact millions of users

Requirements

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • Familiarity with Cocoa frameworks and proficiency in iOS development using Swift and/or Objective-C
  • Experience creating or contributing to at least one iOS app
  • Proven track record in software design, implementation, and troubleshooting
  • Capable of managing time well and working efficiently and independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Bonus points if you

  • Have shipped an app or two to the App Store
  • Are passionate about writing tests and making your code easy to change
  • Are part of the iOS community in your own way, whether it’s attending WWDC/AltConf, keeping up to date with iOS Dev Weekly, contributing to iOS/Swift subreddits, or something entirely unique that you want to tell us about
  • Have experience working closely with product teams, designers, and other developers to create a truly delightful mobile experience
  • Have strong interest in connecting investors to real-time financial data and personalized business news at a large scale

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.

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 $117,000.00 – $243,125.00/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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