Yahoo!’s Champaign, Ill., office in the Research Park announced an expansion of their current workforce to include 15 new software engineering positions. The positions will work on the Yahoo! data processing infrastructure. The positions including challenging responsibilities in designing and implementing high-performance algorithms that can scale to handle petabytes of data. Their environment runs within the Yahoo!’s Hadoop Grid using both Java Map/Reduce and PIG languages as well as Perl scripting. Yahoo! impacts one out of every two people online through advertising and content delivery.
For more information on the available jobs, see the Research Park Job Board listing.