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Software Engineer, Quality

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 creating an ambitious and inclusive environment? Join us in shaping the future of eBay advertising! Be an integral part of the team building out a new unified advertising platform – a foundation of eBay marketplace.

We are reinventing advertising at eBay! We’re creating innovative ad-tech solutions to optimize the ad monetization and experience on eBay. Our goal is to create a valuable experience for both buyers and sellers, while also driving performance through Ads. To that end, we are innovating rapidly in the ad-tech space and there is no shortage of new challenges for motivated individual

We are seeking a highly motivated Software Engineer, who can chip in in the role of Quality Engineering. You will be working on the Onsite Traffic and Monetization Team in delivering best in class experiences to our customers. This position requires you to collaborate with people in other subject areas, specifically Product Management and Product Development but also with Analytics and Business.

You are a self-starter and great teammate, and a strong driver for results and continuous improvement. Responsibilities include own quality engineering for assigned product features. The strategy would first identify key aspects from a test perspective and then answer questions like how, when and where these key aspects will be applied (automation, scripts, manual).

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Define overall test strategy for assigned features.

  • Estimate testing effort, prioritize projects, plan implementations and help rollout changes

  • Define automation strategy and ensure testability

  • Write outstanding code to automate testing for your assigned feature areas

  • Develop deep understanding of the product, engineering processes, tools and concepts in order to effectively narrow down defects.

  • Ability to not only find a defect but also narrow it down to the root cause.

  • This position does require experience to do manual testing as well

  • Participates in test design and test systems architecture discussions, proposes and discusses solutions to system and product changes that are related to domain area

  • Document defects effectively and work with Development team to prioritize and fix defects

  • Coordinate testing across multiple teams

  • Participate in product and technology initiatives and recommend improvements

  • Work with other QE engineers, product managers, and product developers to ensure that product specifications describe innovative solutions that meet market needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, and reliability, and result in achievable implementation schedules and a product that meets agreed-upon quality standards

  • Identify process, technology challenges and deficiencies that need to be addressed and drive those changes to successful adoption

  • Identify project risks, dependencies and be able to provide alternatives yielding reduced risk

Job Requirements:

  • Looking for a customer-focused, inventive, detail-oriented, adaptable, and flexible individual

  • The ideal candidate will have a proven technical background and ability to provide technical leadership. Your background will include successful teamwork in multi-functional teams to deliver products of excellent quality which achieve the business goals. You must be a proactive and effective communicator, both verbally and in writing.

In addition, you must possess:

  • Excellent knowledge of the software development lifecycle, including agile methodologies.

  • Strong knowledge of Python, Java, JS, CSS, HTML, SQL is a must

  • Solid understanding of end-to-end web application flows and tiers.

  • Proven understanding of Java application development and testing

  • Experience in Rest APIs preferred. (Understanding contracts and developing automation against contracts/mocks)

  • Experience with test automation tools is a plus

  • Strong background in math, statistics, machine learning, information retrieval, distributed systems and scalable data processing is a plus

  • Proven track record to deliver projects on time with good quality.

  • Demonstrates an outstanding customer focus, ensures that provided solutions accurately reflect the real needs and uses of the end users

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 5+ years of experience in software development /quality engineering

  • MSCS/MSEE highly desirable, BSCS or BSEE or other four-year degree in a relevant field is required

Benefits are a crucial 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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