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Software Engineer

San Jose, California

R0030891

Looking for a company where you can shape how the world buys, sells, and gives? Where you’ll be supported in challenging convention, taking risks, and innovating? Where you’ll be part of a work culture that’s been genuinely committed to diversity and inclusion since its founding more than 20 years ago? Where you can just be yourself, do your best work, and have a meaningful impact? If so, we’d love to talk to you.

About the team:

Core Product Technology (CPT) is a global team responsible for the end-to-end eBay product experience and technology platform. In addition, we are working on the strategy and execution of our payments initiative, transforming payments management on our Marketplace platform which will significantly improve the overall customer experience.

Job Description

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

Have you ever wanted to work on a platform that creates / edits more than 50 million e-commerce listings per day? It’s what we do for a living! Without us, there’d be nothing for sale on eBay and we need your help to make it even better!

This role will have you contributing at the very core of eBay’s selling platform, to deliver an engaging selling experience for more than 25 million sellers across 22 nations, who collectively generate billions of dollars in revenue quarterly. Performance, reliability, scalability and accuracy are of utmost importance as this area of work is at the absolute top of the funnel for all of eBay’s massive e-commerce ecosystem.

Our team is seeking hardworking, creative and passionate backend engineers with different levels of skills and experiences to architect, design and develop innovative, highly performant, available software in the form of web services and applications across various device form factors that help business sellers worldwide to onboard, manage and grow their business on the largest global marketplace.

Intellect, curiosity, commitment, pride, respect, teamwork and good communication skill are what we’re looking for. We expect someone with solid computer science fundamentals, a strong drive for results, thrives on continuous innovation, dreams big, self-starts, learns fast, gets things done while having fun.

Level can be adjusted for your skills and experience

Responsibilities:

Responsible for a functional domain to design cross data center distributed, fault tolerant, highly available and performant web services and web applications by using software architecture design, OOA/D skills in addition to exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills Own major projects and features from design phase to coding, testing, deployment and support Estimate engineering effort; plan implementation, and rollout system changes. Identify project technical risks and make recommendations to mitigate.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience developing highly scalable distributed platforms and services and internet scale web applications.
  • Hands-on experiences in Java/J2EE, SOAP, SOA Services, Design Patterns, OOA/D, Data Structures, XML, REST, JSON, and Internet Protocols (we don’t just mean HTTP).
  • Proficiency in a programming language such as Java and / or Scala, strong foundation in data structures, algorithms and a strong understanding of multithreading, synchronization, concurrent programming.
  • Have solid knowledge and experiences of relational database (Oracle) and / or noSQL data technologies (Mongo, Cassandra, Couchbase) and related toolset.
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to influence a multi-functional and cross geography team to deliver results. Excellent time management skills and ability to work on concurrent assignments with different priorities.
  • Prior ecommerce experience is a plus.
  • BSCS, BSEE, MSEE or MSCS or similar technical degree

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work.. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/our-company/diversity-inclusion/.

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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.

  • 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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