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Backend Engineer

San Jose, California
Portland, Oregon

R0037991

Are you a backend service developer who is passionate about powering websites and native apps for a global audience? Join our team in growing one of the world’s largest marketplaces! At ebay, we're working to enable commerce for everyone and improve the lives of millions of people around the world.

This opening is with the Americas Regional Development Team. We're focused on improving the experience of buying and selling specialty items on ebay, and work closely with our business team to identify niche markets, unusual features, partnerships, and emerging technologies to help our customers.

The Job

As a backend engineer on the Americas Regional Development Team, you should already have a foundation in building RESTful services at scale, using Java, Kotlin, or NodeJS. You should also be fluent in Agile engineering practices and delivery.

  • We follow the Scrum framework and focus on continual improvement in our practices, driven from the ground up. We expect you to advocate for improvements in code and culture, and to support your colleagues in the same.
  • We enjoy TDD, pairing, code reviews, and other techniques to maintain high-quality code and resiliency as a team. Quality is more than just code coverage, and everyone is responsible for keeping the bar high.
  • We work with geographically dispersed teams, so excellent communication and remote collaboration skills are necessary for our projects to succeed.

Who are we looking for?

During our interviews, expect to discuss and demonstrate that you're able to meet these qualifications:

  • 5+ years of professional software development, working in teams with a mix of engineers and non-engineers.
  • 3+ years writing backend services, preferably with a focus on e-commerce and serving web and native app clients. Please provide links to any code you've published or open-source projects you've contributed to! We're excited to see what you've built.
  • Evidence that you can deliver on challenging, long term projects. A degree is great, but not necessary for most of the work we do. We'll happily consider equivalent professional experience.
  • Interest and enthusiasm about making ebay a better marketplace for everyone, everywhere.

What do we offer?

When we take care of good people, we produce great products. When we hire people with diverse experiences, backgrounds, abilities, and talents, we're able to understand and better serve more buyers and sellers.

eBay offers competitive salaries and benefits at all levels, including parental leave, flexible work hours, extensive health benefits and insurance. We are committed to accessibility, diversity, and inclusion -- for our employees and our customers.

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–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

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–Shakul, Software Development Manager

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–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

Rewards

  • 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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