Sr. Director of Engineering

Location:

San Jose, California, United States
Requisition Number:
R0054520

The Buyer Experience Engineering team owns all landing experiences for eBay buyers.  We drive billions of dollars in revenue via 100’s of millions of page views delivered daily across the globe, across all devices & browsers. Our culture is centered around ebay’s core values and purpose of helping our buyers and sellers every day. High emotional quotient, collaborative spirit, integrity, teamwork and growth mindset are the heartbeat of this team. We constantly push for excellence by encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. We innovate/ We take risks/ We fail: but in all this, we learn quickly and advance. 

HUGE IMPACT OPPORTUNITY

We are seeking a Senior Director of Engineering to lead a significant portion of our Verticals Initiative. This role reports into the Vice President of Buyer Experience Engineering. This role has great customer and financial impact, with high visibility in the organization. We are looking for a leader with expertise to lead full stack teams, influence the e2e strategy and execution across the company. This leader will work closely with several engineering leaders and executive teams. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in engineering leadership & management roles, and interdepartmental collaboration. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Layout and deliver the long term vision and strategy for building the capabilities and application platform to enable the verticals initiative

  • Define engineering vision and roadmap for the teams to drive growth and engineering velocity

  • Work with various leaders across the company to influence the future of the verticals platform, while delivering the ongoing business objectives

  • Customer-first focus, passion for delivering great products and drive for results

  • Identify and improve operational, process and execution inefficiencies within and across teams, challenge the status quo and bring in required changes

  • Mentor and grow an energetic, diverse, and driven team with a good mix of talent across levels

  • Recruit and build great engineering talent, motivate and inspire them to do their best everyday

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 15+ years of software development experience

  • 7+ years of experience in managing and leading a large engineering organization including architects and other managers

  • Experience working on large scale distributed systems

  • Excellent cross-group collaboration, negotiation and communication skills

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills

  • Ability to deal with the ambiguity associated with working in a fast-paced environment

  • Partner with Product Development Managers and partners from remote locations

  • Understand the business goals and metrics, and enable your org towards achieving these goals 

  • Ability to think big picture while focusing on details 

PREFERRED

  • Passion for designing and building very large-scale distributed systems 

  • Proven ability to earn respect, trust and influence from people you work with and to mentor top technical talent.

  • BS/MS in information technology, computer science or a related engineering discipline, or equivalent experience..

  • Should have held a number of different leadership positions over your career so far and figured out how to scale teams and platforms for high throughput and efficiency

  • Able to set high standards and have demonstrated the ability to build and lead a high-performance team

#LI-RW1

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. Jobs posted with location as "Remote - United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)" excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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Sr. Director of Engineering

San Jose, California, United States Requisition Number R0054520 Subsidiary eBay

The Buyer Experience Engineering team owns all landing experiences for eBay buyers.  We drive billions of dollars in revenue via 100’s of millions of page views delivered daily across the globe, across all devices & browsers. Our culture is centered around ebay’s core values and purpose of helping our buyers and sellers every day. High emotional quotient, collaborative spirit, integrity, teamwork and growth mindset are the heartbeat of this team. We constantly push for excellence by encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. We innovate/ We take risks/ We fail: but in all this, we learn quickly and advance. 

HUGE IMPACT OPPORTUNITY

We are seeking a Senior Director of Engineering to lead a significant portion of our Verticals Initiative. This role reports into the Vice President of Buyer Experience Engineering. This role has great customer and financial impact, with high visibility in the organization. We are looking for a leader with expertise to lead full stack teams, influence the e2e strategy and execution across the company. This leader will work closely with several engineering leaders and executive teams. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in engineering leadership & management roles, and interdepartmental collaboration. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Layout and deliver the long term vision and strategy for building the capabilities and application platform to enable the verticals initiative

  • Define engineering vision and roadmap for the teams to drive growth and engineering velocity

  • Work with various leaders across the company to influence the future of the verticals platform, while delivering the ongoing business objectives

  • Customer-first focus, passion for delivering great products and drive for results

  • Identify and improve operational, process and execution inefficiencies within and across teams, challenge the status quo and bring in required changes

  • Mentor and grow an energetic, diverse, and driven team with a good mix of talent across levels

  • Recruit and build great engineering talent, motivate and inspire them to do their best everyday

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 15+ years of software development experience

  • 7+ years of experience in managing and leading a large engineering organization including architects and other managers

  • Experience working on large scale distributed systems

  • Excellent cross-group collaboration, negotiation and communication skills

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills

  • Ability to deal with the ambiguity associated with working in a fast-paced environment

  • Partner with Product Development Managers and partners from remote locations

  • Understand the business goals and metrics, and enable your org towards achieving these goals 

  • Ability to think big picture while focusing on details 

PREFERRED

  • Passion for designing and building very large-scale distributed systems 

  • Proven ability to earn respect, trust and influence from people you work with and to mentor top technical talent.

  • BS/MS in information technology, computer science or a related engineering discipline, or equivalent experience..

  • Should have held a number of different leadership positions over your career so far and figured out how to scale teams and platforms for high throughput and efficiency

  • Able to set high standards and have demonstrated the ability to build and lead a high-performance team

#LI-RW1

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. Jobs posted with location as "Remote - United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)" excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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