Job Description

Yahoo! Labs is looking for Research Engineers to work alongside our world-class scientists to deliver the next generation of businesses to the company. Engineers at Yahoo! Labs have the opportunity to work on a variety of project types, including: rapid prototype and proof-of-concept development, research engineering libraries, tools, and platforms for distributed computing and algorithm evaluation.

Research Engineers / Sr. Research Engineers- Would be working together with scientists to develop novel software engineering solutions for problems in information retrieval, machine learning, computational linguistics, matrix and graph algorithms, unsupervised clustering, data mining, human-computer interaction/user experience and microeconomics.

Desired Skills & Experience

Required skills/qualifications for the Front End Research Engineer position include:
~ Exceptional development experience.
~ Strong knowledge of web technologies like Javascript, HTML and CSS.
~ Strong working knowledge of PHP.
~ Knowledge of SQL and relational database systems, especially MySQL
~ Knowledge of HTML5/CSS3 would be a plus.
~ Experience working in UNIX/Linux environments.

Required skills/qualifications for the Research Engineer position include
~ MS/PhD in Computer Science with practical experience designing and developing large scale systems
~ Extensive experience with large scale programming projects, multithreading, back-end systems architecture and building distributed systems
~ Proficiency in at least one (preferably two) of Java, C++, C and at least one (preferably two) of Perl, PHP, Python.
~ Thorough understanding and practice in the use of object-oriented design patterns and data management systems, relational or object-oriented is essential

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