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Distributed Systems Software Engineer


We are on a mission to build a software defined infrastructure that builds, manages, scales and heals with our business growth. There are many challenges that engage us on a daily basis to evolve our cloud platform and you will play an integral role.

Our Values

  • Customer First - Every problem we solve must create value for the customer ( and we put the customer above everything else.
  • Simplicity - Our systems need to be as simple as possible through thoughtful reduction.
  • Just Works - Our platforms need to just work at our scale with highest possible availability.
  • Engineering Excellence - Take pride in engineering solutions that push the boundaries of possibility.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and advance the capabilities of our highly reliable and available cloud services - Compute, Network and Storage.

  • Own the services from its creation to decomm with development, test, deploy, monitor and scale.

  • Conceive new ideas to problems and take them to market through rapid prototyping, validation, iterative development and continuous test and deployment.

  • Challenge yourself, enrich in an environment of like minded engineers and most importantly, have fun!


  • M.S/Ph.D in Computer Science related subjects with minimum of 3 years of work experience

  • Solid foundations in computer science - data structures, logical thinking, algorithms, space-time complexities, operating Systems, databases etc

  • Proficient in one of the programming languages - Go, Java, C or C++

  • Experience working with cloud technologies like Docker, Kubernetes or Openstack

  • Well versed with development tools like git, jenkins

  • Good knowledge of Linux operating system internals

Nice to Have:

  • Experience in solving problems in the areas of distributed systems at scale

  • Experience in infrastructure automation frameworks like puppet and salt

  • Previous experience working with monitoring systems like Prometheus, Alert manager, Grafana, Thanos

  • Expertise in Linux Kernel, Networking stacks


eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at [email protected]. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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