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Portland, Oregon
San Jose, California


Senior Android Engineer

Want to impact one of the world’s largest mobile marketplaces? eBay is looking for a Senior Android Engineer who is passionate about building apps consumers love. This is an amazing opportunity to join a world leader in mobile commerce and directly impact the lives of a global population of buyers and sellers. Our Android app has millions of daily active users and brings in billions of dollars in commerce transactions every year.  Join the Marketing Tech product development - at the intersection of scale, complexity and innovation - to redesign the Native experiences.

We work in small, focused, collaborative project teams following an agile methodology.  Multi-functional teams, including product management, product development, quality and UXD, work daily to create a successful product that delights our customers. Working at eBay is a rewarding, challenging and inspiring experience.

As a Senior Android engineer, you should have a depth and breadth of Android development experience in Java, Kotlin and Android Developer Studio, as well as familiarity with the integration of RESTful services. You should be proficient in teaching and leading by example and mentoring both junior and senior engineers.

Job Duties

  • Lead product initiatives, recommend solutions and improvements.

  • Provide strong technical leadership, focus on continuous improvement.

  • Build highly reliable software solutions.

  • Own all aspects of software engineering and product development.

  • Partner with other developers, product managers, QA, and operations teams to deliver scalable, fault-tolerant solutions.

  • Evangelize, mentor, and promote mobile development standard methodologies throughout the company.

  • Practice and enhance industry standard methodologies, such as TDD, design reviews, code reviews, refactoring, CI/CD, A/B testing and experimentation.

  • Maintain the highest coding and quality standards - testing at all levels (UI, unit, feature and integration)

  • Identify and fix bugs and performance issues anywhere along the stack.

  • Identify project risks and work effectively to mitigate them.

  • Develop industry and product technical expertise.

  • Use the Atlassian tools (Jira, Confluence) and Slack for team collaboration.

  • Promote a culture of "internal open source" where teams can contribute to each other's code bases regardless of organizational boundaries.


  • Degree in computer science/engineering or equivalent professional experience.

  • 5+ years of experience in Android Development, developing enterprise Android applications using Java and/or Kotlin - please provide links to published apps.

  • Expertise in Java and Kotlin.

  • Proficiency working in a layered and modular architecture.

  • Proficiency in dependency injection frameworks such as Dagger2.

  • Expertise in service integration and design concepts such as  (MVC, MVP, MVVM, Data Binding etc…).

  • Passion for code hygiene and high quality through automated unit and functional test.  Expertise in testing tools such Espresso, Mockito, jUnit.

  • Experience with relational databases (SQLite or Room) and NoSQL databases such as Firebase.

  • Experience with GCM and/or FCM is a definite plus.

  • Knowledge of Android ecosystem, is desirable.

  • Experience with mobile application design considerations, visual and interaction design principles for Android apps.

  • Excellent communication, presentation, social and analytical skills.

  • Experience with Agile software methodologies and TDD, is desirable.

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and with small and remote teams.

  • Go-getter, proven problem solver with outstanding testing and debugging skills.

  • Comfortable working with Git in a CI/CD environment.

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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

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Portland Office