MTS 1, Software Engineer, Quality
San Jose , California
November 23, 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.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

This is a challenging, highly technical Quality Engineering role requiring analytical, innovative thinkers who can build cutting edge testing technologies and use next-generation automation techniques to successfully certify and automate eBay’s core marketplace platform: a global, distributed component architecture serving 100+ million visits a week, which is one of the largest eCommerce platforms in the world.  This role will be in eBay's Selling group, building tools and interfaces for ebay’s sellers, small and large, including ebay’s largest sellers conducting millions of sales per week.  You will be working on cutting edge technologies to help our seller community grow their businesses on eBay which make use of data science behind the scene.  You will deal with technology challenges like optimizing the performance settings and threading model for complex service stacks, and complex fault tolerance and recovery scenarios.

  • Write automation testing in Java, JUnit, Selenium and other internal Java-based automation frameworks for front-end, REST-based web services and messaging components
  • Contribute to developing sophisticated, stable, internal Java automation frameworks increasing efficiency, re-usability and flexibility
  • Help develop, enhance and set vision for eBay’s continuous integration framework, merging build/compile/test/validate processes with scheduling, automated notifications and graduated build deployments
  • Contribute to development and vision for environment management, test automation adminstration and monitoring tools for a large scale, distributed component agile testing environment supporting hundreds of Quality Engineers and Developers
  • Work with engineers, team leads, managers to help developing innovative testing solutions that meet market needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, reliability, realistic implementation schedules, and adherence to testing goals and principles
  • Lead and Drive knowledge sharing across your team and others, merge latest/greatest ideas from diverse areas to create next-generation solutions that impact the broader organization
  • Help set vision for automation frameworks, continuous integration environments and test strategies across teams
  • Extensive influence over development and architecture counterparts to design for testability
  • Prioritize and plan testing activities for the broader team including coordinated integration testing for larger projects
  • Lead, mentor and train junior engineers and/or lead larger cross-functional projects, prioritize test activities and find creative solutions for blocking issues and problems
  • Participate in hiring decisions, performance feedback for more junior engineers

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in CS, EE or other technical field +6 years working experience, or bachelor’s +8 years working experience
  • Extensive experience with large horizontally scalable distributed component architectures including distributed databases and large web application architectures
  • Familiar with performance, flexibility and capacity implications for various distributed architectures
  • Extensive team leadership and/or large cross-functional project leadership experience
  • Experience developing and/or testing REST & Java/JUnit and Java based applications required
  • Experience in Agile / Continuous Integration test environments (like Jenkins) and automation frameworks like Selenium/WebDriver/TestNG
  • Experience working on windows NT and Unix/Linux systems
  • Experience with Oracle RDBMS, being able to read and write SQL queries
  • Experience with Scala is a plus
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Python, etc is a plus
  • Planning skills to design test plans and test cases for larger multi-component products across multiple resources and parallel development tracks
  • Experience with JUnit/Code Coverage (like Jacoco)/Mock concepts/Static Analysis
  • Problem solving skills using programmatic solutions
  • Ability to communicate effectively with developers, operations, release management
  • Ability to understand and articulate how changes in technology impact customer experience, able to lead the test effort and defining strategic testing approach
  • Experience in Agile Testing practices is a plus

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