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Software Engineer, Front End (Checkout)

San Jose, California


Job Description Summary

Have you ever wanted to work for a company that changes millions of users lives around the globe every day?

Have you ever wondered how a large-scale ecommerce enterprise function?

Have you ever wondered how a platform is built that handles millions of transactions per day seamlessly?

Have you ever be curious about how a system makes transactions in great scale and moves millions of money regardless of country and currency?

Have you ever wanted to be part of such a product development team and a company?

Here is your chance to join such a team.

eBay Checkout Frontend team is seeking a highly motivated individual to join as a developer and thought leader. In the checkout frontend team we are always at the cutting edge of technology and delivery and go the extra mile to ensure complete customer experiences with minimal friction. This position will require the candidate to build out the application stack on multiple devices and work directly with our business partners to research, develop and deploying next generation web applications on multiple technologies for high volume transaction environments. The candidate is expected to be effective as an individual contributor, team player, and a champion for results and incremental improvement. In addition to this, the candidate will be expected to have an excellent grasp of designing and implementing frameworks and architectures based on internal and external standards

Job Requirements:

  • Be a highly technical coder.
  • Be a subject matter expert in: Javascript, Java, Node.JS and one of the popular JS libraries like React.JS
  • Incorporate quality and secure computing practices in every phase of software development life cycle
  • Communicate cross-functionally and work closely with the broader eBay teams ensuring partner engagement

    A portfolio or work samples demonstrating coding skills


  • 3+ years of proven track record in developing mobile and desktop web applications on Node.JS using Javascript, CSS, HTML5​
  • Expertise in building secure, scalable web services. Doing so in JAVA, a plus!
  • Experience building responsive and adaptive designed pages
  • Desire to build innovative user experiences that balance business needs and customer expectations.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science/engineering or equivalent work experience

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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.

  • Team player
  • Courageous
  • Productive
  • Creative
  • Quick-thinking
  • Problem-solver


  • 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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San Jose Office


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