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.
We are the Product, Item and Transactions Experience Team in eBay’s buyer org. The team owns the Item details pages, Product pages, Transaction flows - such as Auctions, Best offers flows, SEO optimized landing experiences, and all their services. In other words, this team is responsible for the core systems and applications of eBay. We drive billions of dollars in revenue via 100’s of millions of page views delivered daily across the globe, across all devices & browsers. Performance, Accuracy, real time systems (e.g. winning bid), Scalability and availability are paramount. Team and experience has great financial impact and customer impact and role is highly visible in the organization. In addition, being the core eBay experience, it has to delight the diverse customer base across the world. We are a data driven agile team. Developers have liberty to come up with new feature ideas and work closely with product managers & user experience designers to make an impact on millions of users in the eBay community. We ship often, get immediate user feedback and use experimentation to make decisions. Developers have end-to-end product ownership from design to implementation. Come, join us, and invent the next generation of eCommerce.
We are looking for an experienced staff level backend Engineer to work in the product development team, who is responsible for handling Buyer experience in eBay marketplace. As a self-motivated and enthusiastic member of our team, you will work with extremely hardworking peers in a fun environment. You will work in an agile environment with a focus on problem solving and engineering perfection.
As a self-motivated and enthusiastic member of our team, you will collaborate with extremely smart and proficient peers leading and designing solutions using your strong background in distributed systems, and large scale database systems.
You will work in an agile environment with a focus on problem solving and engineering perfection. As a technical lead you are expected to assess business problems, design optimal solutions and drive implementation to meet the business expectations.
You will collaborate closely with peers, Architects, Product Managers, Business Analysts, Quality Engineers, and Operations teams to develop innovative solutions that meet functional and non-functional standards and expectations.
As a lead engineer, you will guide junior and senior engineers in your team and also across domain teams in building scalable, high speed, distributed applications and advocate for meeting the design and quality standards.
You will contribute to the development, testing, release, triage, bug fix, documentation and rest of the cycles in product development and maintenance.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science plus 8+ years of experience or MS in Computer Science plus 6+ years of hands-on experience in building large-scale distributed systems.
Define, design, and implement complex, multi-tier distributed software systems scaling beyond 1B requests/day and focused on improving buyer experience at eBay.
Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures and algorithms.
Extensive hands-on experience and expertise in object-oriented design methodology and application development using Java/J2EE, Design Patterns, Spring and Spring Boot frameworks, Web services and Caching mechanisms
Familiarity with Event driven architectures and Distributed processing technologies
Good understanding of using various database systems (NoSQL and relational) at scale.
Drive architecture discussions, produce well-documented design docs, and participate in design and code reviews.
Ensure code quality and maintainability by evolving architecture and tech stack, refactoring, standards and improving build and test systems
Estimate engineering effort, plan execution cycles, and rollout system changes
Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins
Partner effectively and influence peers, juniors and seniors both within the organization and across eBay
Share engineering support, release, and on-call responsibilities for an always-on 24x7 site
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