Senior Software Engineer, Back End

San Jose, California Requisition Number R0038912 Subsidiary eBay

At eBay, you will be part of a purpose-driven community dedicated to creating an ambitious and versatile work environment. In eBay Payments, you will be an integral member of a growing organization that inspires passion, courage, and inventiveness - creating the future of global commerce and making an important, positive impact on millions of eBay sellers and shoppers around the world. If you are looking for a special place to take your Payments career to the next level, we want to talk with you.

We are seeking a seasoned Software Engineer who is passionate about utilizing the latest technologies to bring our Payments platform forward with respect to functionality, performance, scalability and reliability. The candidate will work closely with Product Management, Architects and the Operations teams. If you are looking for a challenging opportunity, join us to build a world-class Payments platform.

What will you do?

Launch critical projects & lead all phases of the software development life cycle ~ requirement/design reviews, development, testing and code reviews.

Develop innovative solutions that meet market needs and adherence to implementation schedules, development goals and principles

Create testing harness/infrastructure/test cases/automation geared towards high quality products

Estimate engineering effort, plan implementation, and rollout system changes

Lead product initiatives, recommend improvements, mentor junior team members

Identify project risks and work effectively to mitigate them

Share release management duties on feature rollout

Utilize Java, Oracle DB, NoSQL and other technologies eBay is using such as NodeJS, JavaScript, AJAX, etc.

Profile & optimize key components for the Payments stack to enhance L&P metrics

Job Requirements

Ability to think out of the box in solving real world problems

A portfolio or work samples demonstrating coding skills (e.g. links to GitHub repository)

Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills

Degree in computer science/engineering or equivalent professional experience

Bachelor's degree with 7+ years of experience

Master’s degree with 5+ years of experience

Payment Industry experience a plus


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. 

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