Java Software Engineer - Database

Location:

Remote-Texas, United States
Austin, Texas, United States
Bellevue, Washington, United States
Portland, Oregon, United States
Requisition Number:
R0052295

**Open to hiring multiple locations across the U.S. and will consider full time remote**

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and creativity, where you can be on 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 crafting an ambitious and inclusive work environment, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be with.

The Data Frameworks and Services team is comprised of like-minded engineers opening up the boundaries to build the next generation database platform for eBay. We have already built distributed, hyper-scale, and highly-performant document and key-value databases which use open source cloud technologies.

We are working on enhancing our core databases with a new database engine and also actively working on building other database families like columnar and graph, both of which will be able to dynamically scale to 1000's of shards, spanning across multiple data centers, just like the document and key-value databases. This is the technical problem this team is tasked to tackle, and we are looking for super forward-thinking engineers who are passionate about questioning the limitations and not settling for the status quo.

An engineer in the database platform team has knowledge and ideas on how to develop innovative solutions smartly. The platform is being built by a team that has the culture and the environment technologists find at a startup. We would like to add outstanding software engineers with strong development experience in building scalable and geo-distributed solutions and experience in working with production infrastructure.

Our ideal candidate would have a strong understanding of relevant programming languages, distributed systems, transaction systems, consistency levels, web protocols, design patterns, and storage and network solutions.

Exceptional problem solving abilities will be essential for success, as will be attention to quality. In our environment, quality is everyone’s responsibility, passion is key, innovation and creativity is strongly encouraged. You will have a big impact on the product and is expected to participate in the entire life cycle of a product, ranging from architecture through testing and production rollout.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Be part of a team of energetic engineers building next-gen database platform using the latest open source technologies
  • Work with the leads to implement features, going from brain storming sessions to converging on a design and ultimately building a production-ready product usable by end customers
  • Design and implement differentiated production-ready features in a fast-pace environment with focus on scalability, performance, geo distribution, and availability
  • Rollout features at the pace of business changes and requirements, iterating to improve the quality and the robustness
  • Passion to bring out innovative ideas and try out new solutions, while being open minded to feedback from the team
  • Relentless focus on quality and automation, and provide support to customers of the platform

Job Requirements:

  • Ph. D in computer science or Masters Degree with 2 years of experience is preferred
  • Expert level programming (Java)
  • Scripting skills (Bash) are nice to have with proven track record of solving sophisticated problems.
  • Experience building high performance and highly scalable databases is preferred
  • Self-directed work style with the ability to work on multiple tracks at the same time
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required due to dynamic nature of team discussions
  • Working experience in a cloud environment (Docker/K8S) is preferred
  • Working experience or knowledge of databases is a big plus

Benefits:

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

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/company/diversity-inclusion/

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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Java Software Engineer - Database

Remote-Texas, United States
Austin, Texas, United States
Bellevue, Washington, United States
Portland, Oregon, United States
Requisition Number R0052295 Subsidiary eBay

**Open to hiring multiple locations across the U.S. and will consider full time remote**

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and creativity, where you can be on 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 crafting an ambitious and inclusive work environment, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be with.

The Data Frameworks and Services team is comprised of like-minded engineers opening up the boundaries to build the next generation database platform for eBay. We have already built distributed, hyper-scale, and highly-performant document and key-value databases which use open source cloud technologies.

We are working on enhancing our core databases with a new database engine and also actively working on building other database families like columnar and graph, both of which will be able to dynamically scale to 1000's of shards, spanning across multiple data centers, just like the document and key-value databases. This is the technical problem this team is tasked to tackle, and we are looking for super forward-thinking engineers who are passionate about questioning the limitations and not settling for the status quo.

An engineer in the database platform team has knowledge and ideas on how to develop innovative solutions smartly. The platform is being built by a team that has the culture and the environment technologists find at a startup. We would like to add outstanding software engineers with strong development experience in building scalable and geo-distributed solutions and experience in working with production infrastructure.

Our ideal candidate would have a strong understanding of relevant programming languages, distributed systems, transaction systems, consistency levels, web protocols, design patterns, and storage and network solutions.

Exceptional problem solving abilities will be essential for success, as will be attention to quality. In our environment, quality is everyone’s responsibility, passion is key, innovation and creativity is strongly encouraged. You will have a big impact on the product and is expected to participate in the entire life cycle of a product, ranging from architecture through testing and production rollout.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Be part of a team of energetic engineers building next-gen database platform using the latest open source technologies
  • Work with the leads to implement features, going from brain storming sessions to converging on a design and ultimately building a production-ready product usable by end customers
  • Design and implement differentiated production-ready features in a fast-pace environment with focus on scalability, performance, geo distribution, and availability
  • Rollout features at the pace of business changes and requirements, iterating to improve the quality and the robustness
  • Passion to bring out innovative ideas and try out new solutions, while being open minded to feedback from the team
  • Relentless focus on quality and automation, and provide support to customers of the platform

Job Requirements:

  • Ph. D in computer science or Masters Degree with 2 years of experience is preferred
  • Expert level programming (Java)
  • Scripting skills (Bash) are nice to have with proven track record of solving sophisticated problems.
  • Experience building high performance and highly scalable databases is preferred
  • Self-directed work style with the ability to work on multiple tracks at the same time
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required due to dynamic nature of team discussions
  • Working experience in a cloud environment (Docker/K8S) is preferred
  • Working experience or knowledge of databases is a big plus

Benefits:

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

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/company/diversity-inclusion/

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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