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MTS Software Engineer

San Jose, California

Overview

Intellect, curiosity, commitment, pride, respect, teamwork and good communication skills are what we’re looking for. We expect someone with solid computer science/engineering fundamentals (Including strong knowledge of data structures, algorithm writing skills and Object oriented programming concepts), a strong drive for results, thrives on continuous innovation, dreams big, self-starts, learns fast, gets things done while having fun. And you should be customer focused – because great business results is what our teams are about, and eBay sellers depend on us.

It’s all about the code. High quality, efficient, elegant code that fuels the commerce revolution. Help create the infrastructure and applications that unlock more economic opportunity for millions of people every day. This is your chance to take on some of the most complex technical problems in service of making a tangible impact around the globe.

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What makes a successful Software Developer at eBay? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Problem-solver 10
  • Quick-thinking 9
  • Creative 8
  • Productive 7
  • Courageous 6
  • Team Player 5
Traits are on a scale of 0 to 10

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If you love new challenges and want to take your career by the horns, eBay is a great place to grow and develop.

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

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.

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 Browse & Engagement team in Shopping Experience Org. Our team owns the Home page, Browse, Myebay Buying and various other engagement experiences.  We drive billions of dollars in revenue via millions of page views delivered daily across the globe, across all devices & browsers. Our team is highly visible in the organization, has direct business impact to eBay’s top line revenue and has customer impact globally. What we work on here impacts the lives of millions every day. Performance, accuracy, real-time systems, scalability and availability are paramount. 

We’re looking for the highest levels of technical talent and programming skills, as well as 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?

  • Define, design, and implement complex, multi-tier distributed software systems scaling beyond 1B requests/day and focused on improving buyer experience at eBay

  • Technical lead for new and existing product initiatives, assist with definition of product direction

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

  • Partner effectively and influence peers, juniors and seniors both within the organization and across eBay

  • Large scale data processing to understand user behavior and help define new product features

  • Estimate engineering effort, plan execution cycles, and rollout system changes

  • Mentor junior peers in technical design


Job Requirements

  • Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures and algorithms.

  • Expertise required in object-oriented design methodology and large scale application development in Java (or any other object oriented language)

  • Excellent understanding of distributed systems and service oriented architecture

  • Proven results-oriented person with a focus on delivery in a high-velocity, high-scalability and high-availability environment.

  • Should be able to lead a small team

  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn new technologies and dig into problems

  • Good communication skills

  • NoSQL databases experience is a plus

  • Large scale data processing experience using Hadoop, etc. is a plus

  • Familiarity with eCommerce is a plus

  • 8 years of work experience or MS in Computer Science plus 5 years of experience

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