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Software Engineer, Cloud Security

San Jose, California



Ebay’s Software-Defined Security Platform enables adaptive micro-segmentation of applications using a declarative policy model. The platform provides a robust policy language, scalable policy store and role-based access control for the governance of network policies. It also provides a dynamic and declarative enforcement mechanism that adapts to the changes and maintains the security posture.


  • Create design blueprints and brainstorm with the team on ideas to make the product more scalable and better for customers
  • Implement new features including unit test and end to end tests and roll out to production
  • Identify bottlenecks and enhance existing components of the product
  • Support customers by addressing their issues and guide them in using the product
  • Collaborate with partner teams like Global Information System, Site Network Security, Site Engineering and Problem management for various project activities
  • Mentor junior team members


Must have:

Masters or Phd in computer science or related fields

3 or more years of hands on, Professional experience working as a software engineer (Excluding internships and Co-ops)

Proficiency in a structured programming language such as C, C++, Java or Go

Sound knowledge in cloud infrastructure domain - Networking, Storage and Compute/virtualization

Experience working with databases such as Etcd, Mongodb, Mysql, Neo4j

Nice to have:

Experience working in cloud infrastructure teams either at IaaS or PaaS layers

Knowledge of container and orchestration technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes and Istio

Expertise in one of the virtual networking technologies like OVN, OVS, IP tables, Solaris PF, Calico

Familiarity with metrics and monitoring solutions such as Prometheus, Grafana, Thanos

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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

About our location

San Jose Office