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Sr. Data Software Engineer

San Jose, California

R0038550

eBay is a global commerce leader that allows you to shape how the world buys, sells, and gives. You’ll be part of a work culture that’s been genuinely committed to diversity and inclusion since its founding more than 24 years ago. Here, you can just be yourself, do your best work, and have a meaningful impact on people across the globe. We are looking for people with drive, ideas, and a passion for helping small businesses succeed to help shape the future of eBay—does this sound like you? If so, we’d love to talk to you!

As a valued member of the team at eBay that develops outstanding behavior analytics products as well as generate insights through data science, you will make important contributions. You will design and build our behavioral data insights platform, deliver analytics product, combine qualitative and quantitative data to convince people with your actionable insights, and thus improve the user experience.

This role sits within the Data- and Tech- organization and works directly with partner analysts, data scientists, and engineers. We're looking for a highly skilled engineer, who is passionate about building and scaling a data platform for analytical and product uses cases.

People in the team are friendly, highly motivated, and very forward-thinking. Our team tries to maintain a work climate of integrity, innovation, career growth, and fun. We provide you with the best opportunity to work in a challenging, highly visible environment.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Be a part of setting up a new generation of data framework involving real time, batch and micro-batch
  • Implement proof-of-concept prototypes for data governing, collection, analysis, and presentation.
  • Enable data-driven decision-making by collecting, transforming and visualizing data
  • Technical owner for new and existing product initiatives, assist with definition of product direction
  • Analyze data to gain insights to support business users optimize business process
  • Work with product managers and business analysts to build new analysis tools and metrics for measuring product performance
  • Estimate engineering effort, plan execution cycles, and roll out system changes.

Qualifications:

  • MS in Computer Science or a related technical discipline (or equivalent)
  • 5+ years’ work experience in software development area
  • Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures, and algorithms;
  • Extensive programming experience in Java/Scala/Python
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Experience of Spark, Hadoop, Map/Reduce, Kafka, Storm, etc is preferred
  • Working experience of ETL and data visualization is plus
  • Proven results oriented person with a delivery focus in a high velocity, high quality environment

Benefits:

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work.. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/our-company/diversity-inclusion/.

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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

Rewards

  • 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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