eBay 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 it 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?

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

  • Design multi-screen user experiences

  • As a self-motivated and enthusiastic member of our team, you will work with extremely talented peers in a fun environment pushing the performance bar while solving various problems

  • Develop innovative solutions that not only meet functionality requirements but meet performance, scalability and reliability requirements while adhering to implementation schedules, development principles and product goals

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

Job Requirements

  • Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures and algorithms. Excellent problem solving skills is also a must

  • Good understanding of object-oriented design methodology and application development in Java (or any other object oriented language)

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

  • Good communication skills

  • Knowledge of distributed systems, service-oriented architecture and NoSQL databases is a plus

  • MS in Computer Science or 3 years of work experience

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