Director, Software Engineering

Netanya, Israel Requisition Number R0030123 Subsidiary eBay

This role will report directly to eBay Israel GM & Sr. Director Engineering of Structured Data.

The group you will lead
Structured Data and the Catalog Group are in the center of eBay’s transformation of how sellers and buyers interact on the site. We do that by using a product-based experience, taking ideas and prototypes in various Machine Learning disciplines, combining them with the product requirements and bringing new, data driven product solutions.

Your opportunity in this role
In this role, you will have a unique opportunity to lead the design and development of a core system of one of the world's largest internet and e-Commerce companies - meeting the most challenging requirements around scalability, availability and big data processing.

In addition, you will also:

  • Lead a large group of software engineers, divided by several teams, and their team leaders.
  • Set technology vision and strategy for data engineering and data science.
  • Implement high standard of coding - well designed, secure, efficient and easy to maintain.
  • Work closely with PMs and partner teams across eBay.
  • Integrate research activities and Machine Learning capabilities into the design process and the implementation of new systems.
  • Establish best practices for data engineering (Agile, etc.) and testing strategies to accelerate time to market. 

What shall you bring to the table?
Your vast managerial & technological experience is super valuable, but we will be also glad to see:

  • Capability of leading engineering teams to build robust, scalable platforms that enable and drive innovation. 
  • Proven record of accomplishments in leading and promoting courageousness, excellence, and collaboration teams.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in a complex, matrixed global organization.
  • Rich experience with Big Data: Java, REST APIs, Spark, Kafka, MongoDB, Elasticsearch, Hadoop, HDFS, HBase.
  • Experience with large scale analytical DBMSs (e.g. Teradata and Vertica) – advantage. 
  • Experience with integrated data modeling and logical/physical data architecture – advantage.
  • Ability to develop solid trusted relationships with various partners.

Mostly important: Don’t just manage your team. Be a leader and make them feel inspired.

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