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Senior Back-end engineer (Java + NodeJs)

San Jose, California


Job Description

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 are 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.

Our team is seeking talented, creative and passionate and rock-solid data engineers with skills and experiences to Design, design and develop innovative, highly performant, available software. Be a part of a team that manages the speed and performance of eBay. 

Intellect, curiosity, commitment, pride, respect, teamwork and good communication skill are

What we are looking for. 

We expect someone with solid computer science fundamentals, a strong drive for results, thrives on continuous innovation, dreams big, self-starts, and learns fast, get things done while having fun.


• 8+ years of experience developing highly scalable distributed platforms, services, and Internet scale 

   web applications

• Deep knowledge in infrastructure, systems, and good understanding of low-level software concepts 

   and scaling practices. 

• Proficiency in a programming language such as Java, NodeJS, strong foundation in Data structures and 

   algorithms. Experience in Kafka, Elastic Search, Grafana/Kibana, Logstash, Good understanding of 

   Machine Learning algorithms, No SQL concepts, CI, CD etc.,

• Solid understanding of Computer science fundamentals, interested in distributed in Distributed 

   systems, scalability and open sources systems.

• Ability to come up with innovative solutions to engineering problems, while also thoroughly 

   considering edge cases and avoiding pitfalls

• Own major projects and features from design phase to coding, testing, deployment and support.

• Good verbal and written communication skills to collocate effectively with various stakeholders

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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