eBay Inc.

Software Engineer 3

eBay Inc.

June 10, 2021

Who are we?
Do you want to be part of the team that builds and drives the world-class search experience for millions of eBay users? If yes, the eBay Search Services team wants to talk to you. We are a fun and energetic team of engineers responsible for and passionate about building, enhancing and managing highly scalable, reliable and performant Search Services. Our Services process over 2 billion search requests per day, that powers eBay Search and other Experiences across desktop, mobile web and native stacks and many other partner applications and experiences across eBay eco-system.
The Search Services team is revolutionizing the buying experience on eBay. Our goal is to “Create an engaging experience for users by serving contextual content”, and we’re on our way. We are growing at a rapid pace and committed to building an all-star team. We are a team where people who take risks and win are rewarded and grow. Our team is ambitious and passionate. We get things done that make a difference.
What will you do?

  • Develop and improve search experience incorporating software engineering best practices to enhance eBay’s buying experience.

  • Conceive, design and implement innovative systems and solutions to address complex business and technology problems. The solutions must be secure, resilient and performant.

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

  • Work closely with our product and design teams to customize the user experience for eBay search.

  • Build and support complex web services and experience services stack.

  • Create delightful experience for customers by developing next gen search that is fast, scalable, secure and easy to use.

  • Provide Internal and External training and education which includes participation in external forums (developer conferences, tech conferences) as speakers.

  • Mentor junior peers in technical design

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

  • 3+ years of software design and development experience, solid foundation in computer science with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, OOPs, and Software Design

  • Excellent knowledge in practicing scalable distributed systems, SOLID Principles, design patterns, and software engineering methodologies

  • Proven experience in building large scale Web Services and Backend Applications using Java/J2EE, RESTful Web Services, HTTP and JSON technologies

  • Customer centric thinking - can be a bridge between product and engineering teams.

  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to autonomously lead multiple tasks in a dynamic, fast-paced, iterative development environment with short turnaround times.

  • Strong focus on quality and knowledge of continuous integration methodologies.

  • Great teammate - work well independently and in a multi-group cross-discipline environment.

  • Experience in streaming technologies such as Kafka or Storm is a plus.

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.