MTS1 Software Engineer, Backend

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Our customers are our compass, authenticity thrives, bold ideas are welcome, and everyone can bring their unique selves to work — every day. We’re in this together, sustaining the future of our customers, our company, and our planet.

Join a team of passionate thinkers, innovators, and dreamers — and help us connect people and build communities to create economic opportunity for all.

About the team and the role:

We are seeking an exceptional senior engineer to join our Seller Guidance Team at eBay Advertising! As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to work on innovative solutions that address real-world advertising challenges. Our team is dedicated to using powerful technology to create scalable, reliable, and high-performance advertising solutions that drive revenue growth for our customers.

In this role you will work in close partnership with a dynamic team of product managers, architects, and engineers who specialize in frontend, backend, and machine learning. Together, you will create highly scalable distributed platforms and tools that will drive innovation and push the boundaries of what is possible in advertising technology.

What you will accomplish:

  • Craft, conceptualize and implement distributed systems that are highly scalable, resilient, and deliver high performance.
  • Work together in an Agile environment closely with architects, product management, engineering, and applied research to create novel solutions that are in line with development objectives and principles.
  • Develop high-quality, maintainable, and efficient code adhering to best practices and software engineering principles.
  • Conduct code reviews, provide constructive feedback, and mentor junior engineers to promote engineering best practices and maintain a high standard of code quality.
  • Implement monitoring, logging, and alerting mechanisms to ensure the health, performance, and security of software systems in production.
  • Oversee engineering support, releases, and on-call responsibilities for a continuously operational 24×7 website.
  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in software engineering domains, and proactively apply them to improve the team’s capabilities and solutions.

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field. (Advanced degrees are preferred.) 6+ years of experience in software design and development.
  • 6+ years of proven experience in software development using Java, Scala, RESTful Web Services, along with expertise in software development methodologies and best practices.
  • 6+ years of experience developing data driven applications using industry standards RDBMS, NoSQL.
  • Proficiency in building scalable, high-performance software systems, ensuring reliability, fault tolerance, and efficient resource utilization.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to tackle complex technical challenges and provide innovative solutions.
  • Track record of technical leadership, mentoring junior engineers, and driving engineering excellence cross-functionally throughout an organization.

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

$135,200 – $205,700

Base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including location, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a target bonus and restricted stock units (as applicable) in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as PTO and parental leave). Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

If hired, employees will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

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