Lead Product Manager, Recommendations

New York, New York Requisition Number R0038753 Subsidiary eBay

Imagine a career where you…

  • Build a product that drives massive growth for eBay's revenue every quarter

  • Own the product roadmap and experience across markets

  • Collaborate with partner teams to leverage best practices, insights and innovations

What’s in it for you

  • Develop yourself as a seasoned product manager well-versed in recommendations, advertising, and marketplaces 

  • Grow as a storyteller that weaves data into decisions that transform the user experience

  • Join a world-class, cross-functional team that delivers substantial results for eBay and great experience for our buyers

What you’ll work on

  • Identify and analyze the most important customer needs with both qualitative and quantitative approaches so that you can define innovative solutions to their problems at scale

  • Build solutions across the buyer experience and the underlying recommendation algorithms that enable our customers to find amazing products during their shopping journey on eBay

  • Test and learn how the features impact the customer experience on a very regular basis 

  • Partner with engineering, design, analytics, and partner teams to document, implement, and validate your products

What we’re looking for (must have's)

  • 7+ years of deep experience in designing and building both user interfaces and machine learning models at scale

  • Experience writing and running data queries (SQL & Python) and analyzing data to inform product related decisions 

  • Strong history of customer discovery and development (e.g. qualitative research, dogfooding, A/B tests for performance optimization etc.)

  • Exceptional critical thinking and active problem solving skills

  • Ability to both go deep into the details, and shift gears to represent the bigger picture

  • Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal) as demonstrated by proven ability to influence others both with and without authority

  • Smarts, humility, and desire to learn and teach

  • BA/BS degree ideally in quantitative, technical area

Nice to have

  • 2+ year of advertising experience 

  • Masters degree and data science background will be preferred

About eBay Advertising

The Advertising Team is reinventing advertising at eBay!  We’re creating innovative ad-tech solutions to optimize the ad monetization and user experience on eBay.  Our goal is to create a valuable experience for both buyers and sellers, while also driving performance for advertisers.  To that end, we are innovating rapidly in the ad-tech space and there is no shortage of new challenges for motivated individuals.

Read about some of our products and recent work here.

If you are passionate about Product Management and you are excited by the scale and technical complexity of e-commerce monetization then come join us!  Own end to end strategy, vision and goals to execute on your product as we build creative ad-tech solutions to optimize the ad experience on eBay, leveraging copious amounts of First Party Data and a very high percentage of logged-in users.  We value core problem solvers with a critical view and inner drive for results, strong executors who can “get things done” and show excellent learning agility. Come help us design new experiences for eBay buyers that enable sellers to promote their products, manage their advertising campaigns, and run their businesses. 

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eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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