Security Application Developer

Job description

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and creativity, where you can be on 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 crafting an ambitious and inclusive work environment, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be with.

As a key security resource for eBay, you would tackle challenging situations in a very unique environment. You should become comfortable with a high degree of ambiguity and relish the idea of solving problems that haven’t been solved before. There will be opportunities to use your security engineering abilities across many teams and initiatives and to also go deep and get your hands on the hard problems you are passionate about.

Your work will have impact across the entire organization and company. If you enjoy analyzing, breaking down and coming-up with solutions that will harden the security posture of our environment; and you are skilled at discovering security issues that appear under new threat scenarios, this position will provide you with a challenging opportunity.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement reusable software and tools for client and back-end systems
  • Participate in operational review of technical systems across the company
  • Evaluate partner and third-party systems for adequate design and protections
  • Be able to simply convey sophisticated data security concepts to partners, other specialists, and company leaders, while evangelizing accurate usage
  • Help application developers accurately use database encryption techniques and technology
  • Work with peers and leaders around the company to set, and then implement the vision for security applications.


  • 5+ years’ experience and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field (Masters preferred).
  • Experience in Data Security, Application Security and SPLC, SAST/DAST
  • Excellent understanding of Operating Systems security concepts and kernel components.
  • Knowledge and experience in cloud computing and how services operate
  • Strong Software Development skills and ability to code in one or more of: Java, Python, Kotlin/Swift, Go
  • Become a motivated product and industry influence by maintaining deep technical and business knowledge of various market segments and of best-of-breed security strategies
  • Working across eBay with fellow Architects, Senior Staff, Principal Engineers, product management, and other partners to define the technical roadmap for the product(s) in response to customer requirements and market forces.
  • Familiar with of secure architecture design and principles.
  • Prefer Security experience in Linux internals and kernel, security knowledge of modern kernels (i.e., Linux, BSD, Solaris, AIX, or HP/UX) in kernel/C development, debugging, problem and performance analysis, any security certifications.


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/

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment in California, Washington, or New York City is expected in the range below.

$135,200 - $205,700


eBay is one of the world’s largest online marketplaces.