Software Engineer, Node.js Platform

3 - 5 years
Full Time
United States
San Jose, CA
October 28, 2019

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 workplace, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be a part of. We are looking for a motivated Software Engineer to build robust and scalable software, help improve our code services and system architecture, participate in brainstorming sessions and contribute ideas to our technology, algorithms and products, and work with the product and design teams to understand end-user requirements, formulate use cases, and deliver results. We want the highest levels of technical talent and programming skills, as well as a keen desire to deeply understand our products and services to push our technology forward. You’ll work alongside the best and the brightest engineering talent in the industry. As a core participant of your team, you’ll estimate engineering efforts, prioritize projects, plan implementations, and triage production issues. You need to be dynamic, collaborative, and curious as we build new experiences, improve existing products, and develop distributed systems powering the world’s largest e-commerce websites at a scale few companies can match. eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) is a global commerce leader including the Marketplace, StubHub and Classifieds platforms. Collectively, we connect millions of buyers and sellers around the world, empowering people and creating opportunity through Connected Commerce. Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay is one of the world’s largest and most vibrant marketplaces for discovering great value and unique selection.

Primary Job Responsibilities:The Node.JS frameworks team at eBay is looking for a hardworking and motivated platform engineer. You will work on platform and frameworks that powers eBay’s web/mobile front-end experiences. We are part of eBay’s Infrastructure Engineering (IE) org under Platform Engineering (PE), and that makes us engineers for engineers.

Here are the kind of skills we are looking for:
Expertise in Node.JS/Javascript development in building front-end and server side
Experience with any Node.JS HTTP framework (like ExpressJS, Hapi…etc.)
Experience with templates (like React, Webpack, Marko, Lasso, Mustache, Handlebars…etc.)
Experience using Open Source libraries and contributions to Open Source.
Experience with using Node.JS debugging, profiling and performance measuring tools
Experience with build tools, code coverage and testing frameworks (like Istanbul, Mocha, ESLint, Grunt, Gulp…etc.)
Experience in finding performance issues
Experience in building front-end web applications
Experience with web application frameworks such as Angular.js, Backbone.js and jQuery
Knowledge of building RESTful web services
Knowledge on functional programming (like callbacks, Promise, error handling, higher order etc)
Knowledge of Node.JS concepts (like event loop, cluster, memory management)
Work with forward thinking designers to bring prototypes to life.
Drive design/architectural direction
Demonstrate strong problem solving ability and analytical skills
Help advance eBay technical culture through presentations, blogging, conferences and other social participation
Result driven person with a focus on delivery in a high-velocity and high-availability environment

Basic qualifications:Technical Bachelor’s Degree
3+ years front-end and server side development experience in JavaScript, CSS, HTML
2+ Node.js and/or Java

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:

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