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Job Posting:
Yahoo! Seeks PHP Developer (Santa Clara, CA)
Aug 06, 2008 @ 12:02:44

Company Yahoo!
Location Santa Clara, CA
Title PHP Developer

The Internet is a big, busy place, and we at Yahoo! are proud to stand out in the crowd. As the world's number one Internet brand, servicing over a half billion people, we're determined to maintain our commitment to delivering news, entertainment, information and fun... each and every day.

In order to maintain our position as one of the world's most trafficked Internet destinations, we're always on the lookout for people with big ideas and big talent to help us provide our visitors with the innovative products and services they've come to expect from Yahoo!. We're looking for people like you.

How Big Can You Think?

Would you like to touch the lives of millions of people, while working in a technically challenging environment? If yes, then here is your chance! We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated PHP Developer to join the Search engineering team. The environment is fast-paced with user-centered, iterative design and development cycles.


  • Work closely with user experience designers, product managers, and other engineers in a development environment that is highly collaborative.
  • Build new features and enhancements for Yahoo! web search.
  • Responsible for developing production-level code as well as proof-of-concepts and prototypes.

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • Strong background in web application development using PHP
  • Well versed in code optimization and software design principles
  • Experience working in a Unix environment.
  • Familiarity with web servers like Apache
  • Excellent collaborative interpersonal communication and team interaction skills.

Preferable Job Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with broad spectrum of Web 2.0 technologies: DHTML, Ajax/JavaScript, XML, JSON & web services API.
  • Interest in latest trends and emerging technologies on the web.
  • Familiarity with YUI

Interested applicants should submit their resume to Shawn Cartwright at shawncar [at] yahoo-inc [dot] com.

Yahoo! Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. For more information or to search all of our openings, please visit http://careers.yahoo.com.

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