eBay MTS 2, Software Engineer - Backend in San Jose, California

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’re 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.

Who are we?

We are the View Item and Buying Flows Team. Our team owns the item details experience and critical purchase flows of buy now, auctions and offers. In other words, this team is responsible for the heart of eBay. We drive billions of dollars in revenue via millions of pageviews delivered daily across the globe, across all devices & browsers. Our team is highly visible in the organization, has direct business impact to eBay’s topline revenue and has customer impact globally. What we work on here impacts the lives of millions every day. Performance, accuracy, real-time systems (e.g. winning bid), scalability and availability are paramount.

We’re looking for the highest levels of technical talent and programming skills, as well as a keen desire to deeply understand our products and services to push our technology forward with respect to functionality, performance, reliability, and scalability.

If you are looking for a challenging opportunity, join us and invent the next generation of eCommerce.

What will you do?

  • Define, design, and implement complex, multi-tier distributed software systems scaling beyond 1B requests/day and focused on improving buyer experience at eBay

  • Technical lead for new and existing product initiatives, assist with definition of product direction

  • Explore new technologies or push the bar on existing ones to solve complex technical challenges of scale and performance

  • Partner effectively and influence peers, juniors and seniors both within the organization and across eBay

  • Large scale data processing to understand user behavior and help define new product features

  • Estimate engineering effort, plan execution cycles, and rollout system changes

  • Mentor junior peers in technical design

Job Requirements

  • Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures and algorithms.

  • Expertise required in object-oriented design methodology and large scale application development in Java (or any other object oriented language)

  • Excellent understanding of distributed systems and service oriented architecture

  • Proven results-oriented person with a focus on delivery in a high-velocity, high-scalability and high-availability environment.

  • Should be able to lead a small team

  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn new technologies and dig into problems

  • Good communication skills

  • NoSQL databases experience is a plus

  • Large scale data processing experience using Hadoop, etc. is a plus

  • Familiarity with eCommerce is a plus

  • 10+ years of work experience or MS in Computer Science plus 8 years of experience

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eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or long term unemployment circumstances. 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.