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MTS 1, Software Engineer, Search Backend

San Jose, California

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

Our Team:

Do you have what it takes to build and operate a world-class search engine that serves billions of queries a day and handles millions of near real-time updates to the search index? We are passionate about building the best search indexing platform for the world’s largest online marketplace and are looking for top-notch software engineers to join the eBay Search Engineering team. Our focus is to build a world-class product where we have to manage cost, scale, availability and latency.

The primary job responsibilities are:

  • Understand, estimate, design and implement complex software applications, primarily in Java and Scala
  • Deliver highly performing, low latency, robust code with high test coverage, continuous integration and production monitoring
  • Lead product and engineering design and code reviews
  • Triage and debug production issues
  • Mentor junior team members

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science with 8 years of relevant industry experience
  • Deep understanding of Java (Java 8 and above)
  • Expertise in Scala
  • Expertise in building scalable, distributed systems
  • Familiarity in the field of Information Retrieval
  • Familiarity with big data technologies (Hadoop, Spark)

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science with 8 years of relevant industry experience

OR

Master's Degree in Computer Science with 6 years of relevant industry experience

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–Dileep, Staff Software Engineer

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–Steve, Full Stack Software Engineer

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–Andrew, Software Engineer

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–Shakul, Software Development Manager

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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.

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

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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