Staff Software Engineer, Search

Location:

San Francisco, California
Requisition Number:
R0051420

Team Description

We are the Search Engine Development team for eBay. The eBay search engine handles 80 billion queries daily on a corpus of 3 billion documents. We write modern, high-performance C++ distributed systems code deployed under Linux. We use advanced lock-free programming techniques and custom allocators to squeeze every last drop of performance out of our servers. We collaborate closely with Science teams so that their machine-learned models can run as efficiently as possible. We implement advanced algorithms in Information Retrieval and Concise Data Structures. If you're interested in distributed systems programming, IR, or performant Modern C++, we would like to talk to you. We're about a dozen developers responsible for the search engine running on over 30,000 geographically distributed server nodes. Come join us.

Job Responsibilities

  • Understand, estimate, design and implement complex software applications in C++
  • Deliver highly performing, low latency, robust code with high test c, continuous integration and production monitoring
  • Participate in engineering design and code reviews
  • Triage and debug production issues
  • Mentor junior team members
  • Learn all about our bespoke search engine: Cassini
  • Collaborate with peers and engineers from other teams


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or closely related field with 5 years of relevant experience
  • Expertise in Modern C++
  • Expertise in building scalable, distributed systems
  • Familiarity in the field of Information Retrieval

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. Jobs posted with location as "Remote - United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)" excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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Staff Software Engineer, Search

San Francisco, California Requisition Number R0051420 Subsidiary eBay

Team Description

We are the Search Engine Development team for eBay. The eBay search engine handles 80 billion queries daily on a corpus of 3 billion documents. We write modern, high-performance C++ distributed systems code deployed under Linux. We use advanced lock-free programming techniques and custom allocators to squeeze every last drop of performance out of our servers. We collaborate closely with Science teams so that their machine-learned models can run as efficiently as possible. We implement advanced algorithms in Information Retrieval and Concise Data Structures. If you're interested in distributed systems programming, IR, or performant Modern C++, we would like to talk to you. We're about a dozen developers responsible for the search engine running on over 30,000 geographically distributed server nodes. Come join us.

Job Responsibilities

  • Understand, estimate, design and implement complex software applications in C++
  • Deliver highly performing, low latency, robust code with high test c, continuous integration and production monitoring
  • Participate in engineering design and code reviews
  • Triage and debug production issues
  • Mentor junior team members
  • Learn all about our bespoke search engine: Cassini
  • Collaborate with peers and engineers from other teams


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or closely related field with 5 years of relevant experience
  • Expertise in Modern C++
  • Expertise in building scalable, distributed systems
  • Familiarity in the field of Information Retrieval

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. Jobs posted with location as "Remote - United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)" excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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