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Manager Software Development

San Jose, California


Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and imagination, where you can be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive workplace, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be a part of.

Who are we?

We are the Product, Item, and Transactions Experience Team in eBay’s Buyer org. The team owns the systems serving Item details pages, Product pages, Transaction flows - such as Auctions, Best offers flows, SEO optimized landing experiences, and Reviews. This team provides technology to power shopping journeys that helps hundreds of millions of customers.  In other words, this team is responsible for the core systems powered by science, backend services, and user experiences to power eBay’s Buyer flows. We drive billions of dollars in revenue via 100’s of millions of page views delivered daily across the globe, across all devices & browsers. Performance, Accuracy, Real time systems (e.g. winning bid), Scalability and availability are paramount. Team and these experiences have great financial and customer impact.  We strive to delight the diverse customer base across the world. We are a data driven agile organization. We ship often, get immediate user feedback and use experimentation to make decisions. We constantly push for engineering excellence and best engineering culture. 

We are looking for a seasoned Engineering Manager with a good balance of technology and people management skills; who has a keen desire to deeply understand our products and services to push our technology forward with respect to functionality, performance, reliability, and scalability. If you are looking for a challenging opportunity, join us and invent the next generation of eCommerce.

What will you do?

  • Lead a talented full-stack team of backend, and frontend engineers

  • Mentor and guide the development of your team members in a tailored empathetic manner suited for each individual

  • Build collaborative and inclusive teams

  • Own your teams deliverables and ship high quality, maintainable software

  • Build and maintain a healthy prioritized backlog in alignment with the team goals

  • Collaborate with product managers, business units, analytics to brainstorm and build the next generation of our product and scale it.

  • Layout technical vision for the team

  • Push the bar to solve complex technical challenges of scale and performance

  • Think ahead and build with the future in mind

  • Maintain a balance between short term and long term goals while shipping high impact products quickly

  • Partner effectively and influence peers and senior leadership both within the organization and across eBay

Job Requirements

  • Experience leading or managing a small to medium-sized team of developers

  • Experience in building large scale distributed systems with high availability, scalability and resiliency

  • Proven results-oriented person with a focus on delivery in a high-velocity environment

  • Ability to grasp new areas; and adapt to changes

  • Great communication skills. Needs to articulate thoughts and proposals clearly

  • Experienced working in Agile teams

  • Familiarity with eCommerce is a plus

  • 10 years of work experience and 3+ years of leading or managing a team

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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

About our location

San Jose Office