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Senior Backend Engineer (Java)

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.

eCG is running a full stack product development team in China, which is part of the Emerging Markets Technology. The team in focusing on development and support of the BOLT platform. Our product supports five countries with a multi-tenant platform, including: South Africa, Mexico, Singapore, Poland and Ireland.

We are looking for Senior Backend Software Engineer to provide excellent experience to our end user!

Your Responsibilities:

  • Work with other people in virtual architecture team to design and implement improvement to our current backend framework and infrastructure to provide strong foundation for our feature development.

  • Participate in hands on development. Delivery of features, requirements, bug fixes and improvements with high quality.

  • Help other backend developers resolve technical blockers to fulfill their duties.

  • Since the Incubator team’s HQ is in San Francisco, this person needs to be able to resolve time zone issue and participate in regular meetings with California via video conference.

Your Profile:

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or related field.

  • Experience with agile development methodologies.

  • Proven experience developing high-traffic enterprise Web 2.0 applications in Java, Spring MVC. Knowledge about Spring Cloud.

  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, unit testing and functional testing.

  • Extensive experience of scalability and reliability best practices in frontend.

  • Proven design and architecture skills. A deep understanding to object-oriented design and programming, data structures and algorithms.

  • Experience on REST API design and implementation in Java.

  • Experience working with Zookeeper, Kubernetes, MySQL, and NoSQL such as MongoDB

  • Experience with search technologies such as Solr, ElasticSearch

  • Experience with Eclipse/IntelliJ, Git, Maven, Jenkins

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in Mandarin and English.

Desirable Experiences:

  • Experience as a Tech Lead for an agile team (4+ developers).

  • Enterprise application of big Data framework, such as Hadoop / Spark.

  • Javascript programming (Node.js)

What we offer:

  • Meaningful work with diverse, international, highly skilled and passionate teams which give you the chance to make a difference in our customers’ lives.

  • International career opportunities throughout eCG.

  • Competitive compensation, conference & education budget. We value your personal and professional development.

  • A healthy work-life balance, far away from 996.

  • A great atmosphere, forward-thinking company culture with several social team activities (online and offline).

  • Our product provides E2E workflow to our customer and eCG is a data driven company so you can see clearly how the business is growing with your contribution.


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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