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Software Engineer, Unified AI Platform

San Jose, California


Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and creativity, where you can be part of a team of talented people who are crafting the future of global commerce? Want to craft how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re passionate about joining a purpose driven community dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive environment, join eBay – a company you will be proud to be a part of.

About the Position:

Join the Unified AI platform team to create an agile powerful platform to do machine learning at scale. This platform would be used by eBay’s researchers and engineers who work on projects that include computer vision, NLP, machine translation and recommender systems, to do training and inferencing.

There is tremendous opportunity to tackle engineering challenges with machine learning and large scale data processing, shape a platform that is in the beginning months and grow your career with it.

You will have good exposure to how a variety of problems in the above mentioned machine learning domains can be solved.

A phenomenal teammate who believes that the whole of the team is greater than the sum of its parts.


  • BSc/MS/PHD in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Proven track record of 5+ years of progressive engineering and/or data science experience, with 2+ years in an organization that designed, developed, and launched complex software solutions.
  • Solid experience in distributed systems and large scale data processing with the passion to solve tough engineering problems.
  • Parallel programming experience with CUDA is a huge plus.
  • Expertise in Scala, Python, or C/C++.
  • Familiarity with linear algebra math for deep learning, and popular machine learning tools and frameworks will be good to have but not required.
  • Rock solid computer science fundamentals.
  • Knowledge of machine learning, information retrieval, analytics, statistics, deep learning techniques is useful.
  • Experience in development of multi-threaded event driven serving systems in C++/Java/Scala/Python.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color,

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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

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San Jose Office


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