Search Science Software Engineer

  • eBay
  • 99 Almaden Blvd Suite 300, San Jose, CA 95113, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

Looking to make an impact on the future of global commerce? Do you want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, and engage around the world? We need strong engineers to join us and build the next generation of eBay search products. If you enjoy the scale and technical complexity of search and want to work closely with researchers yet drive the highest standards on system efficiency and quality, join now. Help us redefine search at eBay.

Who are we?

The Search Query Understanding team is the biggest contributor to eBays search/query processing and drives a significant portion of revenue. We are growing at a rapid pace and committed to building a stellar team. We are a team where people who think and do things differently and win are rewarded and grow. Our team is results-oriented and hardworking. We are building solutions for core e-commerce search problems such as query rewriting, query annotation/classification, query recovery with state-of-the-art ML algorithms tailored to understand large-scale user behavioral signals. The environment is friendly and fun. We get things done that make a difference.

What will you do?

Drive the query understanding technical vision by incorporating and developing software engineering processes and standards to enhance eBays buying experience.

Collaborate with scientists and product managers to deploy complex yet scalable core algorithmic logic.

Create robust data pipelines and real-time monitoring and optimization algorithms.

Job Requirements:

What we are looking for in candidates:

Passion and commitment for technical excellence

1+ years of software design and development experience, solid foundation in computer science with strong proficiencies in data structures, algorithms, OOPs, and Software Design

Experience in designing and operating big data processing pipelines, such as: Hadoop, Spark, Hive, ETL

1+ years of software development experience in building large scale Web Services and Backend Applications using Java, C++, and related technologies

Excellent verbal and written communication, collaboration, and influencing skills

Bachelor's degree in computer science/engineering or equivalent professional experience, with 2+ years of experience,

Masters degree in computer science/engineering or equivalent professional experience

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