Head of Product, Recommender Systems

Location:

New York, New York
Requisition Number:
R0049211

We Empower People and Create Economic Opportunity

eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world. We exist to enable economic opportunity for individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations of all sizes.

eBay’s strategic vision is to become the best global marketplace for buyers and sellers through a tech-led reimagination of the company. Looking for a purpose-driven company that puts the customer at the heart of everything? A culture that encourages people to think big and be curious, to act with urgency and integrity and to be fearlessly inclusive? That’s who we are. If this sounds compelling, join eBay!

As Head of Product for our Recommender systems, you’ll lead a team of talented product managers reinventing the shopping experience by leveraging artificial intelligence to develop a personal and unique journey on eBay.

The Role

eBay is an unique marketplace developing opportunities for Sellers and Buyers to transact on a fantastic inventory of more than 1.5Bn listings. These listings must be organized, presented and personalized in order to empower a great experience for our buyers and delivering an optimal visibility for our merchants.

You will be the product leader for this group and push the boundaries of technological innovation to optimize these shopping recommendation format we expose to buyers.

This role will empower you to be the leader of our eBay tech led-reimaginiation. This product leader will be in charge of scaling our products and our teams fron Shanghai, USA locations and Europe.

You have a passion for solving problems and drive impact while maintaining an extreme and disciplined curioisity for what’s happening outside in the open source world and academic research to inspire and guide our forward looking while collaborating with a set of senior leaders including the head of engineering management to shape our 10y roadmap and our agile execution.

The role will report into the Vice President of Product and Engineering for Advertising and Merchandizing.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead our product strategy and execution for our discovery and personalization leveraging recommender systems

  • Accountability for the articulation and the execution of the product strategy

  • Lead with a passion and understanding of customer problems from a human to a tech angle

  • Be the voice of our customers to constantly give a an human to our technological challenges  

  • Be a problem solver while managing complexities within a matrix environment

  • Build a moonshot factory culture in close partnership with engineering leadership

  • Innovate and re-inforce the discipline of our engineering operations, from sprint reviews to definition of done

  • Collaborate with senior leaders across eBay’s management team to align plans with partners in the core product and technology teams as well as within the teams across functions: marketing, operations, sales, and strategy.

  • Continue to weave D&I into the fabric of the eBay business – from recruiting and developing talent to empowering small businesses on the platform.  

Who you are:

  • A passionate technologist with a brilliant growth hacker mindset

  • Experience in Content management powered by Artificial Intelligence

  • Experience with Machine learning product development from tree-model to deep learning

  • You have a successful track record leading product development in shopping experience

  • Experience managing and scaling large growth, highly matrixed product teams

  • Inclusive people leader with a track record of building and managing teams that drive impact

  • Experience leading complex strategic initiatives. Distinctive problem-solving and analysis skills

  • Experienced at managing managers and large international teams

  • You have equal obsession for customer challenges and engineering complexities   

  • You love to collaborate and learn from others

  • You are an exceptional communicator who can be the catalyst of the inspiration within the ads product engineering group and be the brand voice of group in the technology community

Benefits
Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about our Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/our-company/diversity-inclusion/

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 talent@ebay.com.  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 and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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Head of Product, Recommender Systems

New York, New York Requisition Number R0049211 Subsidiary eBay

We Empower People and Create Economic Opportunity

eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world. We exist to enable economic opportunity for individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations of all sizes.

eBay’s strategic vision is to become the best global marketplace for buyers and sellers through a tech-led reimagination of the company. Looking for a purpose-driven company that puts the customer at the heart of everything? A culture that encourages people to think big and be curious, to act with urgency and integrity and to be fearlessly inclusive? That’s who we are. If this sounds compelling, join eBay!

As Head of Product for our Recommender systems, you’ll lead a team of talented product managers reinventing the shopping experience by leveraging artificial intelligence to develop a personal and unique journey on eBay.

The Role

eBay is an unique marketplace developing opportunities for Sellers and Buyers to transact on a fantastic inventory of more than 1.5Bn listings. These listings must be organized, presented and personalized in order to empower a great experience for our buyers and delivering an optimal visibility for our merchants.

You will be the product leader for this group and push the boundaries of technological innovation to optimize these shopping recommendation format we expose to buyers.

This role will empower you to be the leader of our eBay tech led-reimaginiation. This product leader will be in charge of scaling our products and our teams fron Shanghai, USA locations and Europe.

You have a passion for solving problems and drive impact while maintaining an extreme and disciplined curioisity for what’s happening outside in the open source world and academic research to inspire and guide our forward looking while collaborating with a set of senior leaders including the head of engineering management to shape our 10y roadmap and our agile execution.

The role will report into the Vice President of Product and Engineering for Advertising and Merchandizing.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead our product strategy and execution for our discovery and personalization leveraging recommender systems

  • Accountability for the articulation and the execution of the product strategy

  • Lead with a passion and understanding of customer problems from a human to a tech angle

  • Be the voice of our customers to constantly give a an human to our technological challenges  

  • Be a problem solver while managing complexities within a matrix environment

  • Build a moonshot factory culture in close partnership with engineering leadership

  • Innovate and re-inforce the discipline of our engineering operations, from sprint reviews to definition of done

  • Collaborate with senior leaders across eBay’s management team to align plans with partners in the core product and technology teams as well as within the teams across functions: marketing, operations, sales, and strategy.

  • Continue to weave D&I into the fabric of the eBay business – from recruiting and developing talent to empowering small businesses on the platform.  

Who you are:

  • A passionate technologist with a brilliant growth hacker mindset

  • Experience in Content management powered by Artificial Intelligence

  • Experience with Machine learning product development from tree-model to deep learning

  • You have a successful track record leading product development in shopping experience

  • Experience managing and scaling large growth, highly matrixed product teams

  • Inclusive people leader with a track record of building and managing teams that drive impact

  • Experience leading complex strategic initiatives. Distinctive problem-solving and analysis skills

  • Experienced at managing managers and large international teams

  • You have equal obsession for customer challenges and engineering complexities   

  • You love to collaborate and learn from others

  • You are an exceptional communicator who can be the catalyst of the inspiration within the ads product engineering group and be the brand voice of group in the technology community

Benefits
Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about our Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/our-company/diversity-inclusion/

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 talent@ebay.com.  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 and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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