Engineering Lead, Advertising
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Advertising is a fast growing, high priority area at eBay. The team builds and manages mission critical systems at a scale and complexity that is very unique. eBay’s ad products serve 190 million buyers worldwide, and deal with 40 Billion daily events across various stacks. This role will provide an opportunity to work across technology stack from front end to back end, and learn new technologies.
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We are looking for an outstanding Head of Engineering to lead us in building Ads products and services. Amsterdam is a new development center for ebay Ads, so the engineering leader’s first responsibility would be to hire outstanding talent. The leader will manage multiple engineering teams, setting up agile processes. The leader will get the engineering team up to speed and set up the onboarding process and mentorship for the new team members. This leader will also partner closely with other engineering leaders in advertising to set up a collaborative engineering culture across locations. The leader will bring a strong technology capability, with experience leading and delivering. Understanding the user experience, this leader will be a visionary in creating a better experience across both product and service. This will require someone with exceptional leadership skills, who can inspire, drive engagement, and knows how to make others great. The engineering leader will setup a high performance culture, and work to build a strong brand in the local engineering community to attract top talent.
Our team builds scalable software systems to:
Provide real time insights to sellers for their campaigns across various Ad products
Charge and credit the sellers for the ad fees in real time and batch using complex ID mapping and payments services, within their budget
Use advanced machine learning to recommend appropriate listings and adrate to sellers for their campaigns
Builds complex user experiences that support a variety of advertiser needs to manage campaigns
Hire teams of outstanding engineering and applied research talent
Setup sprint and engineering processes
Work with the larger multi-functional team to define the team’s product strategy, business strategy, operation plan and detailed roadmap
Communicate team status and priorities to executives, partner teams, and the product teams
Drive a culture of quality, customer-centricity, scalability, and reliability
At least ten years of industry experience in software engineering, with at least five in a management capacity
Proven people leader, with the ability to inspire, lead, and mentor a high performing organization
Strong organizational and communication skills
Demonstrated ability to craft technology strategies based on the needs of the customer
Ability to use market research and data to make disciplined product and strategy decisions
Experience successfully managing multiple projects from concept to delivery while meeting schedules and budget
Ability to deliver a robust, scalable and global platform that can be used to deliver market leading experiences across multiple screens
Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.
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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.
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.