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The Role and Opportunity
ebay’s Buyer Growth team is looking for a Senior Frontend Engineer (MTS 1) to work on key parts of ebay like the home page, my ebay, global header and growth experiences.
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 trafficked and loved websites.
Our technology stack includes Node.js front end app and Java / Scala based back-end.
Our agile teams are based in San Jose, California. The team works on technologies such as Java, Node.js, web-services, browser-related technologies (jQuery, HTML5, etc.
iOS, Android and database solutions (NoSQL, Oracle, etc.). Like everything else at eBay, we build scalable and highly-available systems for the millions of users that depend on us to conduct their businesses.
Primary Job Responsibilities
We’re seeking a Member of technical Staff (MTS1) engineer with a proven track record of building great online (web and mobile) products.
As a MTS 1, this person will be hands-on with product development, building high quality software. In addition, (s)he is expected to mentor other engineers while raising the bar on the team’s discipline and technical excellence.
Being able to deal with complex systems while helping the rest of the team navigate ambiguity in requirements is very important.
This role requires partnership and collaboration with other organizations throughout eBay, so (s)he must have great communication skills and the ability to work well with others.
Having a good amount of experience with agile teams and methodologies is required.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science plus 8+ years of experience or MS in Computer Science plus 6+ years of hands-on experience in building large-scale distributed systems.
Define, design, and implement complex, multi-tier distributed software systems scaling beyond 1B requests / day and focused on improving buyer experience at eBay.
Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures and algorithms.
Advanced knowledge of model-view-controller (MVC) and object oriented design paradigms.
Craft optimized CSS with LESS or SASS.
Knowledge of cross-browser, cross-platform, and design constraints on the web.
Propose and implement working prototypes for testing new ideas
Drive architecture discussions, produce well-documented design docs, and participate in design and code reviews.
Ensure code quality and maintainability by evolving architecture and tech stack,, refactoring, standards and improving build and test systems
Estimate engineering effort, plan execution cycles, and rollout system changes
Partner effectively and influence peers, juniors and seniors both within the organization and across eBay
Share engineering support, release, and on-call responsibilities for an always-on 24x7 site