eBay Software Eng 2, Backend-Listing Tools 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.

If you are up to the challenges to build new and cutting edge large scale internet web services and applications used by millions of business sellers around the globe every day and drive critical, meaningful & impactful changes to one of world's largest internet properties, then join us - B2C core inventory & listing experience team.

We are seeking talented, creative and passionate backend software engineer (Level can be adjusted for candidate’s skills and experience) 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 on-board, manage inventory & listing and grow their business on the largest global marketplace.

In this role, you will contribute at the very core of eBay’s selling experience, 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.

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.


1. Responsible for a functional domain to design cross data center distributed, fault tolerant, highly available and performant web services and web applications by leveraging software architecture design, OOA/D skills in addition to exceptional analytical and problem solving skills

2. Own major projects and features from design phase to coding, testing, deployment and support

3. Estimate engineering effort; plan implementation, and rollout system changes. Identify project technical risks and make recommendations to mitigate.


Experience in 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

Must have a 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 cross-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

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