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Architect, Yahoo! India Research and Development Center, Bangalore

Posted on December 21, 2007. Filed under: Architect, Bangalore |

Yahoo! India Research and Development Center
Company:  Yahoo!, Bangalore, India
Corporate Headquarters:  Sunnyvale, California
Yahoo Business Unit:  Bangalore, India Research and Development Center

Primary Responsibilities
•           Ensure architectural integrity of all systems being developed at Yahoo! India R&D Center. Includes scalability, performance, availability, global readiness, security, maintainability, etc.
•           Define & implement process for identifying systems that need detailed architecture reviews
•           Influence designs & architectures to comply with best practices
•           Organize and lead architects at the center to promote technology & best practice sharing. Build and maintain knowledge base of technology & best practices.
•           Create and promote an environment of innovation and technology leadership
•           Evangelize Yahoo! India R&D in the local community and in all Yahoo! organizations worldwide
•           Work closely with the team of Y! Global Architects and Architect Steering Committee (ASC)
•           Strong coordination & implementation of the ASC process in Bangalore

•           12+ years experience designing and developing large, scalable, distributed, highly-available software systems, with at least 5 years experience architecting them. Knowledge of and experience developing web applications is essential.
•           Strong analytical and problem solving skills
•           Excellent knowledge of algorithms
•           Proven ability to develop novel software engineering solution to complex design/implementation problems using strong investigation and technical evaluation skills
•           Deep & effective intuition regarding system behavior together with strong system analytical ability and practice
•           Excellent communication and influencing abilities
•           Thorough understanding and practice of data storage & management systems
•           Excellent Object-oriented development experience, preferably with C++ or JAVA
•           UNIX development experience
•           Proficiency in one or more of: Perl, PHP, Python, C
•           Extensive knowledge of Internet technologies (HTTP, REST, SOAP, XML, Apache, PHP)
•           Motivation & ability to build rapid prototypes
•           Understanding of the operational & security aspects of an online service
•           Understanding of internationalization; experience working with international customers

If interested, kindly send your CV to

ProNext, Bangalore, India
Cell: 9844833930

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