Member of Technical Staff 2
Portland , Oregon
November 19, 2017

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.

At eBay, Inc., we process nearly a billion transactions a day, and we run our site 24x7 with 99.99% reliability. We are providing governance, Standards implementations and foundation services for the hundreds of Web Services enabling shopping, checkout, trading, mobile, as well as internal and operational tools.

You will be building features for high-performance mobile platform services, eBay Technical Standards and security services powering the entire, and governance tools to manage all eBay Web Services. You will be developing in Java, Node.js and Scala, and using technologies such as JAX-RS/Jersey,, Apache Kafka, Storm and Flink, OpenStack and Angular.

In addition, you will be encouraged to ensure eBay is keeping pace with new technology, including engaging with external communities.

If you are a strong developer with high technical skills, passion, and results focus, this is your great chance to play a key role in a core area of software development for some of the world’s largest web sites.

Skills/Experience we are looking for:

  • 10+ years experience working with large-scale server side development in a production environment, especially Java Enterprise web server development.
  • 5+ years experience working with other groups such as Build/Release, Operations, Load and Performance, Security, QE and Architecture.

Great Technologist:

  • Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures and algorithms.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Experience in all phases of development, including design and architecture.
  • Solid exposure to Agile methodologies and Scrum.

Web Services Development:

  • Deep understanding of API design and REST principles, experience in building Web Services at scale, preferably for Mobile devices, ideally RESTful.
  • Advanced knowledge of J2EE Servlets and JAX-RS.
  • Familiarity with Spring Security is a plus.

Java and JVM:

  • Expert in Java language features, Object Oriented and Modular programming (Design Patterns are a plus).
  • Strong command of multi-threaded concurrency.
  • Proven experience with performance tuning of large-scale systems, and JVM profiling/tuning.
  • In-depth knowledge of garbage collection.


  • Good command of Spring. Dependency Injection and Inversion of Control programming paradigm.

Web Application Development:

  • Good knowledge of Node.js development is highly desired.
  • Experience developing web applications, preferably Single Page. Angular JS and IO, React.js, and jQuery are a plus.

Great team player: 

  • Proactive, self-directed, detailed and organized
  • Passionate and self-motivated
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work in a fast paced, iterative development environment
  • Able to lead a small team

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