eBay Software Engineer, Back End / Full Stack in San Jose, California

Primary Job Responsibilities:

Do you want to make an impact on the world’s largest e-commerce website? Are you interested in building performance efficient, high-volume and highly scalable distributed systems? We have a place for you!

We are looking for a software engineer to work in Risk product development team, who is responsible for managing seller and buyer risk in eBay market place. As a self-motivated and enthusiastic member of our team, you will work with extremely talented peers in a fun environment building world class risk products. You will work in an agile environment with a focus on problem solving and engineering excellence.

  • Build solutions using your strong background in distributed systems, and large scale database systems.

  • Research, Analyze, Design, Develop and Test the solutions that are appropriate for the business and technology strategies.

  • Participate in Design Discussions, Code Reviews and project related Team Meetings.

  • Work with other Engineers, Architecture, Product Management, QA, and Operations teams to develop innovative Solutions that meet business needs with respect to Functionality, Performance, Scalability, Reliability, realistic implementation schedules and adherence to development principles and product goals.

  • Develop technical & domain Expertise, and apply to solving product challenges.

  • Mentor junior members of the team

Job Requirements:

  • 7+ years of Software Design and Development experience, solid foundation in Computer Science with strong competencies in Data Structures, Algorithms, and Software Design.

  • Excellent knowledge in practicing OOAD, Architectural and Design Patterns, Open Source platforms, Frameworks, Technologies and Software Engineering Methodologies.

  • Hands-on experience in Java/J2EE, XML, Web technologies, Web Services and Design Patterns

  • Experience with Big Data Solutions such as Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive, Pig, Kafka, Storm etc. is a major plus.

  • Experience in Node.JS, CubeJs, Oracle/ MongoDB (or other NOSQL db’s), REST, Event Source, Web Sockets, HTML5, CSS3, RWD, JQuery is good to have.

  • Experience in using source control systems such as Git or Clearcase, issue tracking systems like JIRA.

  • Strong expertise in Agile Development.

  • Risk domain expertise is a major plus.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand the business and ability to contribute to technology direction that contributes to measurable business improvements.

  • Ability to adapt to changing business priorities and to thrive under pressure.

  • Excellent decision-making, communication and collaboration, skills.


  • Master’s Degree or Equivalent

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