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Software Engineer

San Jose, California


As part of Platform Engineering organization, eBay Cloud Reliability Engineering team manages one of the largest on-premise private Clouds in the industry. This devops team strives to make eBay’s platform secure, highly available, reliable and efficient to our community of users.

We are looking for a self-motivated and code enthusiastic engineer responsible for building and managing our Kubernetes based cloud platform, and driving innovations in how we design, build, monitor, and evolve our large-scale, massively distributed, fault-tolerant platform by applying software and system engineering practices.


  • Design, implement, and evolve highly available Kubernetes based cloud platform.

  • Develop products and services to improve application efficiency, scalability, and reliability.

  • Automate cloud capacity, network and vulnerability management

  • Automate platform reliability measurement and analysis

  • Develop technical & domain expertise and apply to solving product challenges.


  • Proficient in at least one of popular programming languages, such as Python, Java, JavaScript, Golang, etc.

  • Familiar with one of Web framework, such as Django, Spring, NodeJS/Express, etc.

  • Mastering one of frontend development skills such as ReactJS, AngularJS, VueJS, JQuery, is a plus.

  • Experience of client development such as iOS/Android apps, desktop applications, is a plus.

  • Background of cloud technologies, such as Docker, Kubernetes, Openstack, is a plus.

  • Strong Linux System, network knowledge and scripting skills, is a plus.

  • Experience as Site Reliability Engineering (SRE), is a plus.

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical degree, plus at least 5 years related work experience.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment

Following items provided by candidates are preferred.

  • Link of GitHub repos. (Required)

  • Links of public websites and applications developed by candidates. (if any)

  • Articles published, which could be papers, videos, blogs, etc. (if any)

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–Dileep, Staff Software Engineer

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–Steve, Full Stack Software Engineer

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–Andrew, Software Engineer

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–Shakul, Software Development Manager

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–Sriharsha, Software Engineer

Success Profile

What makes a successful Software Developer at eBay? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Team player
  • Courageous
  • Productive
  • Creative
  • Quick-thinking
  • Problem-solver


  • Healthcare

    Medical, Dental,Vision, Healthcare FSA, Dependent Care FSA, Health and Wellness Programs

  • 401(k) / Retirement Plans

    Employer Matching, Employee Stock Purchase Program

  • Continuing Education

    Tuition Reimbursement, Professional Development

  • Paid Time Off

    16+ Days of Paid Time Off, Paid Maternity leave, Paid Paternity Leave, 11 Paid Holidays

  • Amenities

    Onsite Gym/Fitness Center

  • Sabbatical

    Sabbatical, 4 paid weeks every 5 years

About our location

San Jose Office