eBay Software Engineer 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.

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This opportunity is to work for Core Payments Group in eBay. We support all activities on eBay that require money movement and beyond. We build critical software that have immediate impacts on millions of eBay users throughout the world. We are looking for a motivated back-end developer intern to build robust and scalable software, help improve our code services and system architecture, participate in brainstorming sessions and contribute ideas to our technology, algorithms and products, and work with the product and design teams to understand end-user requirements, formulate use cases, and deliver results. We want 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. You’ll work alongside the best and the brightest engineering talent in the industry. As a core participant of your team, you’ll estimate engineering efforts, prioritize projects, plan implementations, and triage production issues. You need to be dynamic, collaborative, and curious as we build new experiences, improve existing products, and develop distributed systems powering the world’s largest e-commerce Core Payments Platform at a scale few companies can match.

Collaborate with engineers, business units, product management, architects, and operations teams to build solutions in the Payments domain. Lead and estimate engineering effort, plan implementations, and rollout for applications integrating with cross-functional components. Design, develop and test major features while working in an Agile Scrum team. Utilize Java, Oracle DB, NoSQL and other technologies eBay is using, such as NodeJS, HTML, Javascript, CSS, AJAX…etc.


  • Design, develop and support projects throughout all phases of the software development life cycle

  • Develop innovative solutions that meet market needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, reliability, realistic implementation schedules, and adherence to development goals and principles

  • Participate in all aspects of PDLC including requirement/design reviews as well as code reviews.

  • Create testing harness/infrastructure/test cases/Automation geared towards ensuring quality of the product

  • Estimate engineering effort, plan implementation, and rollout system changes

  • Lead product initiatives, recommend improvements, mentor and guide junior team members

  • Identify project risks and work effectively to mitigate them

  • Share release management duties on feature rollouts,

  • Develop industry and product technical expertise

  • Find and help fix stability/scalability issues in a very time critical environment


Ability to think out of the box in solving real world problems.

A portfolio or work samples demonstrating coding skills (e.g links to Github repository from open source contributions).

Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills.

Degree in computer science/engineering or equivalent professional experience.

  • Bachelor's degree with 6+ years of experience

  • Masters degree with 4+ years of experience

Payment Industry experience a plus

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