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Senior Engineer - MTS 1

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and imagination, where you can be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to crafting an ambitious and inclusive workplace, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be a part of.

eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world. We exist to enable economic opportunity for individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations of all sizes. eBay Marketplaces operates in 190 markets around the world.

About the Role

eBay NYC is looking to hire a world-class Data Engineer who can help build the future of personalized recommendations at eBay. You will be part of an agile integrated data science/engineering team, which is responsible for all merchandising and personalization algorithms for eBay marketplaces.

This is a unique opportunity to impact recommendation technology which rank eBay's 1+ billion active items in real-time. eBay has a large semi-structured data and with millions of new inventory listed every day. This makes traditional collaborative filtering algorithms difficult to use reliably. We apply cutting edge AI/machine learning techniques on petabytes of data on thousands of Spark nodes. You will be working with other data scientists and data engineers in a team which includes creating new AI/ML models, deploy models in recommendation products which serve billions of requests at very low latency.

eBay is building out a high performance cluster of GPUs to tackle some cutting edge Deep Learning problems. All this computing power is used to analyze over 30 Petabytes of data in order to gain better insight on how to best serve users.

Minimum Qualifications
  • BS/MS in computer science/engineering from a leading university

  • Minimum 5+ years in software development

  • Strong backend engineering background, ideally using Java and/or Scala

  • Hands on experience with Spring/Akka or other frameworks is a plus

  • Hands on experience with Spark/Hadoop. Use of Cascading and Scalding is a plus.

  • Hands on experience with any streaming platforms like Storm, Kafka, Flink, Beam is a plus.


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.

Here at eBay, 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 eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here:


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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