Software Engineer 2

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.

About the team:

We are the Buyer Growth team in the Buyer Experience Organization. Our team is looking for a Senior Backend Engineer who will be responsible for working on one of eBay’s key growth strategies, the focused category initiative, where there is an opportunity to have an immediate impact on the growth of the marketplace while enhancing the experience for buyers and sellers alike. You’ll be working with a world class team of engineers, designers, product managers and analysts to create great products that make a difference on one of the world’s most visited and loved websites.


  • Define, design, and implement highly scalable, resilient and performant distributed systems
  • Produce clear, well-documented design docs, and participate in design and code reviews
  • Strictly follow Definition of Done (DoD) process for better quality by maintaining over 80% unit test coverage and other release criteria standards
  • Develop technical & domain expertise and apply to solving product challenges


  • MS or Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Other Related 4YR Technical Degree
  • 2+ years of software design and development experience, solid foundation in computer science with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, OOPs, and OOA/D
  • 2+ years of experience in software development using Java, SOAP, RESTful Web Services. Experience with Kotlin
  • Designing, and building highly scalable and available back-end systems and services for large web sites
  • Experience with agile development methodologies, Test Driven Development (TDD) and CI/CD

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. View our accessibility info to learn more about eBay's commitment to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. For more information see: EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement.

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