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Verizon Media Group

Production Engineer II Verizon Media Group
Dulles, VA

Verizon Media Group is a diverse house of more than 50 media and technology brands that engages more than a billion people around the world.

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Job Description

As Verizon's media unit, our brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and HuffPost help people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and partners to connect. With technologies like XR, AI, machine-learning, and 5G, we're transforming media for tomorrow, too. We're creators and coders, dreamers and doers creating what's next in content, advertising and technology.

As Verizon's media unit, our brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and HuffPost help people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and partners to connect. With technologies like XR, AI, machine-learning, and 5G, we're transforming media for tomorrow, too. We're creators and coders, dreamers and doers creating what's next in content, advertising and technology.

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A Lot About You

At Yahoo we want engineers that are self starters and problem solvers with ability to do so with new and legacy code. Using innovative ideas to solve complex issues, while integrating easily with the running ecosystem, is a key trait that will fit very well in the organization. As a member of the PE team, you will drive such innovations with your developer partners and provide the operability arm by treating software as a first order responsibility.

We Are Looking For Production Engineers Who

* Have a passion for solving difficult technical problems, from the network to the user experience;
* Like to relentlessly automate everything and anything at scale (thousands of servers);
* Want to make help make web applications and back-end systems faster, more reliable, more efficient;
* Think outside the box to build systems that collect, instrument, analyze data and provide insights about the system

Responsibilities:

* Manage production services at scale and their associated infrastructure and tools
* Design, review and guide development teams on implementation of systems
* Hands-on coding of automation, tooling and pipeline systems
* Work closely with cross-functional teams to maintain and evolve the product's engineering roadmap
* Support the operability roadmap to improve the availability, performance, scalability and efficiency of the services by implementing monitoring, automation, redundancy, capacity and business continuity planning
* Participation in on-call rotation, drive incident resolution, live troubleshooting and impact mitigation

Minimum Qualifications:

* BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent degree;
* Fluency with some combination of bash scripting, Ruby, Java, Javascript/NodeJs, Perl, Python or Go-lang
* Solid experience with writing, understanding and enhancing algorithms, data structures, scripting, and software design practices;
* Strong verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

* Strong experience in administering, debugging and tuning web apps, containers and related tech
* Working experience with configuration management tools, such as Chef, Puppet.
* Working experience with container and cloud technologies like Kubernetes, Docker, AWS
* Working experience with web technologies like REST APIs, CDNs, JSON, etc
* Deep understanding of Linux system internals, shell scripting, troubleshooting tools for application stack and networking;
* Experience in supporting cloud based virtualization and platforms, big data technologies (Apache Storm, Hadoop, Hbase) is a plus;
* Experience with building CI/CD pipelines is a plus

Verizon Media 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. Verizon Media is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. Please let us know if you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or participate in the application process.

Verizon Media 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. Verizon Media 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 email ApplicantAccommodation@verizonmedia.com or call 408-336-1409. Emails/calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

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About Verizon Media Group

Verizon Media Group is a diverse house of more than 50 media and technology brands that engages more than a billion people around the world.

Verizon Media Group

New York, NY, USA

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