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Information Security Engineer

eBay Classifieds Group (eCG) is an innovative leader in online classifieds with ten brands that span the globe. Our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities – whether it’s a job, an apartment, a sofa, a car, a concert ticket, financial services or new friends. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. People who want to connect and trade visit our sites because they’re fun, easy to use and built on trust.

About the business:

Classifieds is shaping the future of local commerce by bringing people together through an enriched online experience that allows them to reach out to the community around them. We are comprised of more than 1,000 people who are passionate for local trade and maintaining the customer-centric nature of the Group, while exploring growth opportunities in both the countries where eCG already has a presence and in prospective markets.

eCG seeks an experienced and motivated Information Security Analyst with a proven interest in information security to join our Information Security team as a contractor. Our new colleague will be responsible for security monitoring automation and detection technology development for eCG’s global online presence. So join us!

The ideal candidate will be engaged in a wide variety of information security related tasks, including:

  • Monitoring eCG site environments for anomalous events and responding to events in a timely and brand protecting manner including reviewing and analyzing security log data to identify applicability and false positives.

  • Designing and implementing new tactical applications and tools for the team to support incident response and vulnerability management functions.

  • Researching and testing cutting edge monitoring, detection and response technologies aligning with our strategic goals. This includes developing testing tools, techniques, and process improvements.

  • Defining, managing and executing security monitoring and response related projects that align with team and organizational goals and "own the business" processes.

  • Collaborating with numerous global teams, including those responsible for Network Security, Networking, Policy and Compliance, Legal and Regulatory, Privacy, Site Architects/Operations, Business Leadership, Product Development and others on a regular basis to bring speedy resolution to security related issues that affect eBay Corporate or Business assets.

  • Having an interest in challenging existing technologies, tools, processes and procedures in an effort to constantly improve upon the threat response life-cycle and to design and modify test frameworks as the need arises!

Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)

  • Strong experience in DevOps and agile working practices

  • Strong system administration skills in both bare metal and cloud environments. Scripting in Perl or Python a plus. Knowledge of Enterprise Code Deployment Pipelines a requirement.

  • Experience in working in a professional environment involving highly available, global applications and site-critical functions

  • Experience in following areas: Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) technologies, Unix/Linux/Windows system administration, CI/CD, Jenkins, Static and Dynamic Code Analysis

  • Demonstrate an interest and knowledge of security trends, malware landscape, threat mitigation techniques, and monitoring technologies

  • Solid understanding of common web application vulnerabilities, including ability to perform testing, validation and support the development of mitigating solutions

  • Certifications considered a plus: CISSP, CISA, CISM, EnCE, GCFA Security


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.

We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about our Diversity & Inclusion click here:


People are the heart of the eBay Classifieds business, and their health and well-being are our first priority.

We continue to monitor local government guidance and partner closely with medical advisors to determine the safest and best next steps for everyone. As a result, most teams are working remotely, with a few teams able to collaborate in person with enhanced safety procedures. We will discuss the particular case for your region during the interview process. As a general rule, interviews will be completed remotely over video calls.

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.

For more information see: EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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