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Bellevue, Washington

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and imagination, where you can be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive workplace, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be a part of.

Can you bring the ideas, energy, and dedication needed to reach and engage the next 100M eBay users? eBay Seattle is looking for very talented and motivated software engineers to join its Traffic team. The Traffic team is responsible for the world class platforms and algorithms powering all of eBay's outbound traffic, advertising, and its affiliate program. In this role, you will be responsible for designing, developing, integrating, and maintaining features for the Traffic platforms (Content Management System, Campaign Manager, Targeting Engine, and more). This is an exciting and business critical role given Traffic’s importance to eBay.

Job Requirements:

• Design and implement efficient, reusable, intuitive and flexible UI and/or backend components using Java, PHP, JavaScript, Hadoop, Spark, Pig and other open source technologies.

• Collaborate with architects, engineers, QA and Operations teams to develop and support strategic and tactical solutions.

• Designing and developing application features based on a rapidly changing business strategy and new partner API enhancements.

• Focusing on scaling and enhancing the existing platform with maintainability in mind.

• Rapidly prototype new features and then productionalize them in a more hardened Production environment

Flexible, adaptable, and able to autonomously manage multiple tasks in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

• 5+ years of application development/programming experience, preferably in Java.

Sound understanding of OOP and design patterns.

• Solid understanding of Web services. Web UI experience is a plus.

• Experience with big data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, and Pig are a plus.

• 1+ year of experience with application development in a rapid iteration/agile software development team.

• Good communication skills, and the ability to work individually and independently, within a team, and across teams.

• The ability to independently design, code and test major features, as well as collaborate with other team members to deliver complex applications.

• Highly Desired: High performance/high volume application development experience

Basic Qualifications:

BS in computer science or related field with 5+ years of related programming experience or MS with 3+ yrs of related experience.

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–Dileep, Staff Software Engineer

Everyday, I get a chance to work with smart and dedicated people to build the best shopping experience for our customers. Because so many people use eBay, I am proud that my work is impacting people in a positive way.

–Steve, Full Stack Software Engineer

Everyday I work with people passionate to deliver great experiences for millions of buyers and sellers. It brings me great joy knowing that the features I work on greatly impact the lives of people from around the world, from all walks of life.

–Andrew, Software Engineer

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–Shakul, Software Development Manager

eBay gives me the freedom to challenge the status quo. This creates a unique adrenaline rush that pushes all boundaries and paradigms and helps bring out new ideas that ultimately redefine e-commerce shopping experience. If you love such challenges, you'll love work at eBay.

–Sriharsha, Software Engineer

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.

  • Problem-solver 10
  • Quick-thinking 9
  • Creative 8
  • Productive 7
  • Courageous 6
  • Team Player 5


  • 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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Bellevue Office


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