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  • CategoryIT - Software
  • Sub CategorySoftware Engineer
  • LocationBangalore
  • CompanyYahoo India
  • Posted date on our Website26 January 2011
  • Expiration Date26 January 2011

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Production Engineer, Yahoo! Search Technology Location: Bangalore, IN Do you...

    * Have a passion for solving technical problems, from the network to the application stack?
    * Want to write applications that provide infrastructure for deploying software to, managing, and maintaining many thousands of servers?
    * Envision the ability to work with large scale systems which require performing almost no tasks manually?
    * Spend time trying to figure out how something works, not stopping with knowing just that it does?
    * Want to make real web applications and back-end systems faster, more reliable, more efficient?

Production Engineers at Yahoo! thrive on the scale and mission-critical nature of our complex search systems as well as the challenge that comes along with their operation. In this critical role, you'll utilize your rare combination of significant UNIX systems experience, network knowledge, troubleshooting skills, and coding sensibilities to design, deploy, monitor, and automate all operational aspects of Yahoo!'s revenue-critical search platforms. The ideal candidate is a technical generalist with skills ranging from production systems/network management to software development. This is a full time position located in Bangalore, Karnataka, IN. Responsibilities

    * Function as a technical generalist responsible for the overall health and performance of our search platform
    * Develop tools to automate the deployment, administration, and monitoring of a large-scale Linux environment
    * Gain deep application-level knowledge of the systems.
    * Contribute to the overall design and specifications of our next generation applications.
    * Work with development teams to harden, enhance, document, and generally improve the operability of our systems
    * Assist in the configuration/build-out of new deployments to facilitate our constant growth.
    * Participate in a 12x7 (daylight hours) on-call pager rotation

Must have: A BE / B.Tech / MCA / M.Tech / MS in computer sciences from one of the reputed Universities. Atleast 8 – 10 years of experience in IT industry, with hands-on experience on multiple Unix variant high-end servers; operations that include high availability, capacity planning, SLA planning, etc. UNIX / Web / Database and other related:

    * Excellent hands on linux or unix or any similar variants; both administration and internals.
    * Working knowledge of apache or any web servers
    * Good understanding of apache logs, config, etc. and be able to debug the issues
    * Experience of the file systems, nfs, dns, mail
    * Should be able to interpret system condition by looking at system stats/profiles (e.g. CPU, Memory, Swap, disk capacity).
    * Good working knowledge of ftp, tcp/ip, sockets and other necessary protocols.
    * Automation experience in infrastructure monitoring
    * Usage of open source tools like nagios etc

Networking: Understanding of routers, switches, Should have dealt with network debugging tools to check the trace routes, packet loss, TCP dumps and relate it to the applications impact. Programming:

    * Scripting in shell / Perl
    * Well versed with usage of Regular expressions, awk, sed

    * Team:

    * Good team player and be able to align with the business and team goals
    * Proactively takes initiative in resolving issues and be able to go one step ahead to find the root cause, interpret the issue and work towards a long term solution.
    * Strong verbal and written communication skills
    * Ability to handle jobs independently if the need arises.
    * Quick Learner, able to grasp new techniques / technologies well.
    * Should be able to stretch beyond working hours when needed.
    * Be able to mentor and extend help to the others in the team from time to time based on the roles and responsibilities.
    * Be able to guide the team on technical concerns and in troubleshooting problems.
    * Proven ability to take initiative on serious technical concerns, and be able to work with team on the closure.
    * Ability to start a project from scratch and work on the complete project life cycle.
    * Be able to work effectively in situations involving uncertainty, ambiguity by setting up effective communication with the necessary stakeholders.
    * Ability to make timely and practical decisions that helps both the projects and the team.

Nice To Have:

    * Complete understanding of a product life cycle and be able to relate it with the business.
    * Performance Tuning (UNIX, Networking, Web)
    * Ability to write CGI / UI based programs using perl / php / python, etc
    * About Yahoo!

Think about impacting 1 out of every 2 people onlinein innovative and imaginative ways that are uniquely Yahoo!. We do just that each and every day, and you could too. After all, it's big thinkers like you who will create the next generation of Internet experiences for consumers and advertisers across the globe. Nows the time to show the world what you've got. Put your ideas to work for over half a billion people. Position: Production Engineer, Yahoo! Search Technology Location: Bangalore, IN Do you...

    * Have a passion for solving technical problems, from the network to the application stack?
    * Want to write applications that provide infrastructure for deploying software to, managing, and maintaining many thousands of servers?
    * Envision the ability to work with large scale systems which require performing almost no tasks manually?
    * Spend time trying to figure out how something works, not stopping with knowing just that it does?
    * Want to make real web applications and back-end systems faster, more reliable, more efficient?

Production Engineers at Yahoo! thrive on the scale and mission-critical nature of our complex search systems as well as the challenge that comes along with their operation. In this critical role, you'll utilize your rare combination of significant UNIX systems experience, network knowledge, troubleshooting skills, and coding sensibilities to design, deploy, monitor, and automate all operational aspects of Yahoo!'s revenue-critical search platforms. The ideal candidate is a technical generalist with skills ranging from production systems/network management to software development. This is a full time position located in Bangalore, Karnataka, IN. Responsibilities

    * Function as a technical generalist responsible for the overall health and performance of our search platform
    * Develop tools to automate the deployment, administration, and monitoring of a large-scale Linux environment
    * Gain deep application-level knowledge of the systems.
    * Contribute to the overall design and specifications of our next generation applications.
    * Work with development teams to harden, enhance, document, and generally improve the operability of our systems
    * Assist in the configuration/build-out of new deployments to facilitate our constant growth.
    * Participate in a 12x7 (daylight hours) on-call pager rotation

Must have: A BE / B.Tech / MCA / M.Tech / MS in computer sciences from one of the reputed Universities. Atleast 8 – 10 years of experience in IT industry, with hands-on experience on multiple Unix variant high-end servers; operations that include high availability, capacity planning, SLA planning, etc. UNIX / Web / Database and other related:

    * Excellent hands on linux or unix or any similar variants; both administration and internals.
    * Working knowledge of apache or any web servers
    * Good understanding of apache logs, config, etc. and be able to debug the issues
    * Experience of the file systems, nfs, dns, mail
    * Should be able to interpret system condition by looking at system stats/profiles (e.g. CPU, Memory, Swap, disk capacity).
    * Good working knowledge of ftp, tcp/ip, sockets and other necessary protocols.
    * Automation experience in infrastructure monitoring
    * Usage of open source tools like nagios etc

Networking: Understanding of routers, switches, Should have dealt with network debugging tools to check the trace routes, packet loss, TCP dumps and relate it to the applications impact. Programming:

    * Scripting in shell / Perl
    * Well versed with usage of Regular expressions, awk, sed

Team:

    * Good team player and be able to align with the business and team goals
    * Proactively takes initiative in resolving issues and be able to go one step ahead to find the root cause, interpret the issue and work towards a long term solution.
    * Strong verbal and written communication skills
    * Ability to handle jobs independently if the need arises.
    * Quick Learner, able to grasp new techniques / technologies well.
    * Should be able to stretch beyond working hours when needed.
    * Be able to mentor and extend help to the others in the team from time to time based on the roles and responsibilities.
    * Be able to guide the team on technical concerns and in troubleshooting problems.
    * Proven ability to take initiative on serious technical concerns, and be able to work with team on the closure.
    * Ability to start a project from scratch and work on the complete project life cycle.
    * Be able to work effectively in situations involving uncertainty, ambiguity by setting up effective communication with the necessary stakeholders.
    * Ability to make timely and practical decisions that helps both the projects and the team.

Nice To Have:

    * Complete understanding of a product life cycle and be able to relate it with the business.
    * Performance Tuning (UNIX, Networking, Web)
    * Ability to write CGI / UI based programs using perl / php / python, etc
 

About Yahoo India

Yahoo was founded in 1994 by Stanford Ph.D. students David Filo and Jerry Yang. Today, Yahoo! Inc. attracts hundreds of millions of users every month through its innovative technology and engaging content and services, making it one of the most trafficked Internet destinations and a world class online media company.

Yahoo! is also committed to empowering its users and employees through programs, products, and services that inspire people to make a positive impact on their communities. Yahoo! for Good connects people with causes through our products and services, as well as through partnerships with nonprofits such as Global Green, Network for Good, and DonorsChoose.

Working at Yahoo India - Why should i Join Yahoo India?:-


Yahoo India Bring your ideas, your passion and your creativity to life — and have fun doing it. At Yahoo!, your work will reach over half a billion people around the world. There’s no small task and no small opportunity. Yahoo India looking for big thinkers who embody the innovative, collaborative, fun spirit that’s uniquely Yahoo!.
 

Contact Details:

Address of Yahoo India:-

Yahoo India
4th Floor, Square Center,
M.G.Road,
Bengaluru -
Ph:-  080 66949494


Mumbai office
Yahoo! India Pvt Ltd
801, Nicholas Piramal Tower B,
Peninsula Corporate Park,
G.K.Marg, Lower Parel
Mumbai 4000
Phone: +91-22-66622222
Fax: +91-22-66622244
   


Gurgaon office
Yahoo! India Pvt Ltd
14th Floor, Building No. 8,
Tower C,
DLF Cyber City,
DLF Phase 2,
Gurgaon - 122002.
Phone: +91 124 3929600
Fax: +91 124 3929780

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