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Yahoo Sports iOS App Developer Intern

parental leave, sick time, 401(k)
United States
April 20, 2023
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?

A Little About Us

Yahoo Sports connects fans to the sports and fantasy games they love most. We are passionate about building best-in-class sports apps that deliver real-time, personalized quality content, and a superior experience to millions of sports fans worldwide. At Yahoo Sports, "Fans come first."

A Lot About You

You are an experienced, motivated engineer who is passionate about mobile app development and building high quality products. You thrive working as part of a team of smart, talented engineers and product designers who value team discussions and sharing constructive feedback. You are curious, driven, and enjoy challenging work.


  • Collaborate with other talented developers and designers to help define, build and deliver new features in our Sports mobile apps

  • Code in Kotlin, Java, Swift, Objective-C -- help build and evolve our iOS and Android Sports Apps and the web services that power them -- with an emphasis on quality, testability and modular and maintainable code design.

  • Share responsibilities like architecture/design reviews, bug fixes, code reviews, writing unit tests, performance optimizing, build pipeline support

  • Own and deliver -- from the small must-do tasks to large, complex projects with many moving parts

  • Share your opinions on, and help shape, our technical direction, best practices, product designs/ideas and team processes - we value, and depend on, your input!

Minimum Qualifications

  • Solid coding chops, code design skills and grasp of software development best practices -- including object-oriented design; writing modular, reusable, testable code; data structures; design patterns; concurrency; performance profiling and tuning

  • Experience in some of the following: Android or iOS app development, Kotlin/Java, Swift/Objective-C, Linux, HTTP, git

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and debugging skills

  • The quintessential teammate -- great communicator, adaptable, supportive, hard working and enjoys a good laugh

  • BS in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent certification

  • Being a sports fan is a big plus!

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 () 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 () 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 $45,760.00 - $135,200.00/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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