Skip Navigation
Career Information

Sr. MTS Software Eng P13N Platform

San Jose, California


eBay Personalization Platform team is looking for a senior engineering talent. Our focus is on providing the platform which eBay can leverage to personalize the user experience both on and off the site. We serve billions of calls a day and managing a large body of behavioral, profile and location data for about a billion eBay users which we serve with low latency while applying flexible data transformations, including the execution of ML models.

Our platform includes a number of technologies, including C++11, boost, Java, Python, AVRO as well as a number of ML packages. Candidates are expected to provide impactful technical leadership, both in design and through mentoring other team members.

This is a hands on position, where the candidate is expected to work independently and develop robust, tested and highly optimized code and to participate in code reviews and architectural design. There is also an operations aspect where the candidate is expected to help troubleshoot production issues and to share in a pager duty rotation.

Looking for a good team player who can stay cool under pressure and is interested in making eBay more personable for its many, many customers

Job Responsibilities:

While the majority of your responsibilities will involve designing and implementing new features to enhance our high speed model execution engine, there is also a fair amount of dev ops which are required to keep this production system running in good health.  Your day to day tasks may involve coding in C++, Java and Python; training machine learned models to be executed on our platform, as well as troubleshooting production issues and helping other stakeholders use the service to power personalization at eBay.

Job Requirements:

You would have:

  • Experience with C++11, Java, Python
  • Experience developing High Performance Web Servers
  • Knowledgeable in Algorithms & Data Structures
  • Experience with Linux Dev Ops

Preferred but not required:

  • Experience training Machine Learned models
  • C++ STL and Boost libraries
  • Experience in network programming (e.g. ZeroMQ, Boost::ASIO)
  • Experience using standard versioning tools like GitHub

This website uses cookies to enhance your experience. By continuing to browse the site, you agree to our use of cookies

View our privacy policy

View our accessibility info

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  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement


At eBay Buyer Experience team, the drive for a faster and sleeker pages constantly inspires me. The fact that my work touches millions of users everyday in one way or the other and to learn what affects a person’s decision to make that purchase brings a sense of fulfillment.

–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

We do things different, the hack way, the happy way. And we celebrate the best way. We are the pirates of eBay!

–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

About our location

San Jose Office


Receive new career opportunities as soon as they become available!

Areas of InterestSearch for a category, location, or category/location pair, select a term from the suggestions, and click "Add".

  • Software Development, San Jose, California, United StatesRemove