The Buyer Experience Engineering team owns all landing experiences for eBay buyers. We drive billions of dollars in revenue via 100’s of millions of page views delivered daily across the globe, across all devices & browsers.
Our culture is centered around ebay’s core values and purpose of helping our buyers and sellers every day. High emotional quotient, collaborative spirit, integrity, teamwork and growth mindset are the heartbeat of this team.
We constantly push for excellence by encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. We innovate / We take risks / We fail : but in all this, we learn quickly and advance.
HUGE IMPACT OPPORTUNITY
We are seeking a Senior Director of Engineering to lead a significant portion of our Verticals Initiative. This role reports into the Vice President of Buyer Experience Engineering.
This role has great customer and financial impact, with high visibility in the organization. We are looking for a leader with expertise to lead full stack teams, influence the e2e strategy and execution across the company.
This leader will work closely with several engineering leaders and executive teams. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in engineering leadership & management roles, and interdepartmental collaboration.
Layout and deliver the long term vision and strategy for building the capabilities and application platform to enable the verticals initiative
Define engineering vision and roadmap for the teams to drive growth and engineering velocity
Work with various leaders across the company to influence the future of the verticals platform, while delivering the ongoing business objectives
Customer-first focus, passion for delivering great products and drive for results
Identify and improve operational, process and execution inefficiencies within and across teams, challenge the status quo and bring in required changes
Mentor and grow an energetic, diverse, and driven team with a good mix of talent across levels
Recruit and build great engineering talent, motivate and inspire them to do their best everyday
15+ years of software development experience
7+ years of experience in managing and leading a large engineering organization including architects and other managers
Experience working on large scale distributed systems
Excellent cross-group collaboration, negotiation and communication skills
Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
Ability to deal with the ambiguity associated with working in a fast-paced environment
Partner with Product Development Managers and partners from remote locations
Understand the business goals and metrics, and enable your org towards achieving these goals
Ability to think big picture while focusing on details
Passion for designing and building very large-scale distributed systems
Proven ability to earn respect, trust and influence from people you work with and to mentor top technical talent.
BS / MS in information technology, computer science or a related engineering discipline, or equivalent experience..
Should have held a number of different leadership positions over your career so far and figured out how to scale teams and platforms for high throughput and efficiency
Able to set high standards and have demonstrated the ability to build and lead a high-performance team
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