Hadoop Engineer
San Jose , California
January 17, 2018

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.

We are part of Hadoop Platform Team within ebay , working with a mission towards enhancing availability, security and other features on the platform within Analytics Infrastructure.  We are looking for talented  senior software engineers who have a passion for building and shipping great software while leading and contributing into availability and security initiatives. You will be responsible for driving innovation with focus on scenarios on Hadoop. ebay has one of the largest Hadoop Deployments in the world with over 12000 nodes and 200 Petabytes of configured storage. We partner with Hadoop Distribution Vendors including Cloudera and Hortonworks to build Enterprise ready features in Hadoop.

We are a fun and exceptionally passionate team, striving to make a difference creating secure and  efficient solutions on our Hadoop Platform.  We are looking for you to build strong cross-platform relationships with our customers and partners.

If you are a ninja software engineer, have worked on large scale distributed systems and platforms, have an insatiable desire to create great products and with a no-nonsense attitude, this would be the ideal position for you.

The Cool Part :

  • Be part of the mission to contribute into and enable the next generation Hadoop Platform at eBay.
  • Work in small groups of extremely talented and dedicated engineers in a fast-paced agile environment.
  • Design and implement differentiated production-grade features related to security, high availability and multi-tenancy.
  • Ability to contribute into open source projects while delivering value to ebay

Job Requirements :

  • Strong passion for core platform initiatives
  • Experience with architectures and analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong Java or equivalent programming skills with experience building and managing enterprise grade systems software
  • Strong experience with Apache Hadoop. Experience with Hortonworks distributions is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Spark and/or other related open source projects
  • Familiarity with Hadoop Security projects like Knox Gateway, Sentry, Ranger, Rhino is a plus
  • Ability to provide guidance to team members on platform concepts and practices
  • Experience building high performance, high scalability, and high availability applications is preferred
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum and previous experience delivering in a story driven agile environment is preferred

Basic Qualifications

  • Master Degree in Computer Science  or a bachelor’s degree with significant relevant experience is required
  • 10+ years related work experience
  • Good linux and networking knowledge
  • Self directed work style with minimum supervision
  • Strong technical and large systems design skills
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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eBay is a global commerce platform and payments leader connecting millions of buyers and sellers.

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