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Date: 18 Sep 2006 09:47:45 -0400
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Subject: Exciting c++ job requiring compiler experience at Yahoo, Sunnyvale CA
Date: 16 Sep 2006 17:21:08 -0700

Yahoo! Search Technology

Senior Software Engineer, Relevance Features

Job No. - RX1000016191
Location US - Sunnyvale

Desired Attributes

Our team is responsible for designing and implementing part of the
search runtime infrastructure that serves hundreds of millions of
Yahoo! users around the clock. Developing search engine infrastructure
presents many challenges both in the areas of search relevance and
high-performance computing. We would love to talk to you if you have
experience designing and building high-performance database systems,
information retrieval systems, programming languages or compilers.

You will lead development projects adding features, designing and
implementing infrastructure targeted towards improved query handling.
You will work with researchers and engineers on the web search
relevance team as well as other teams to investigate and implement
features to improve the relevance of web search results.

We're looking for world-class talent to join our team! If you have a
desire to be part of building the best and most innovative search
engine on the planet, come talk to us.

Basic Qualifications:

* High technical competence, track record of strong coding and
individual technical accomplishments.
* Exceptional C++/C programming skills on Unix/Linux platform.
* Solid background in software design principles and algorithms.
* Proven experience in systems programming and multi-threaded
* Good oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

* BS in computer science or equivalent required, MS or PhD is a plus.
* 5+ years experience in systems programming and multi-threaded
* Experience with programming language or compiler design/development a
* Experience with database systems design/development a plus.
* Experience with information retrieval.

Yahoo! Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. For more information or
to search all of our openings, please visit

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