MTS Media Platform Software Engineer


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  • Open to hiring multiple locations across the U.S. and will consider full time remote**

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.

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.


eBay’s Media Platform team builds and runs petabyte scale distributed storage platform that powers large scale storage and media use cases. In addition to the billions of images we store and serve, we are investing heavily to create a new video storage and serving platform. We use a combination of internal engineering innovation and external open-source technologies to build our always available platforms. The work in this team spans engineering design, implementation and operations for distributed storage, transcoding, streaming, edge-caching, CDN and related uploading and serving capabilities.

We are looking for an expert Software Engineer. You will be a core part of the engineering team that builds one of the most critical systems powering eBay’s global eCommerce business. You will be designing, implementing, testing & scaling this large media platform by working closely with peer engineers, customers, and product managers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, build, test and deploy software components for a highly available and large distributed system.
  • Perform development and operational tasks to maintain uptime & reliability SLAs of the platform.
  • Consistently deliver high-quality and on-time product releases and deploy to production.
  • Collaborate with product management, customers, peer teams and engineers.
  • Participate in and/or lead engineering discussions, technical evaluations, design reviews and other project discussions.
  • Follow internal Quality and Reliability engineering processes to meet or exceed established standards.


  • Bachelor’s/Master’s/Ph.D. in Computer Science, Engineering or related field.
  • Proven work experience in software design and implementation, ideally in large scale, 24x7 dedicated distributed systems.
  • Expertise in object-oriented design and backend software development using Java (preferred), C++, or similar technologies.
  • Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures, algorithms and distributed systems.
  • Experience with agile development methodologies in an iterative development environment.
  • Experience using open-source technologies and/or contributing to open source software.
  • Proven track record with understanding requirements and translate them into high quality engineering work.
  • Proactive and upbeat engineer with a strong bias for action.
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills and attention to detail.


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 We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. Jobs posted with location as "Remote - United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)" excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico.

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