eBay Platform Framework Group is looking for a principal PlatformEngineer to help build easy to use, robust and scalable web platforms. The ideal candidate will be passionate about exploring the latest technologies, solving the toughest software challenges, and have a proven record of delivering highly operable and maintainable software on time. You should have relentlessly high standards for yourself and everyone you work with and constantly looking for ways to improve the systems you own. You will have opportunities to work in the areas of distributed and large-scale caching system, high performance configuration management and runtime system, resource (JS/CSS/Image) aggregation and optimization framework, content management system, cross-language invocation framework, and other platform/system areas. In a word, you will be developing webplatforms and frameworks that powers one of the largest ecommerce platform that generates more than a billion pages per day while participating in architecture discussions and working closely with other platform initiatives.
Primary responsibilities include:
Design, develop eBay''s next-generation web platform that powers the ebay.com sites
Continue to evolve platform to conform to the new emerging standards in HTML5, CSS3, and adopt the latest and greatest web technologies in the industry
Propose and lead new technical initiatives on the platform framework areas
Help advance eBay technical culture and the technical industry through presentations, blogging, conferences, and other social participation
Other usual engineering activities scoping, prioritizing, planning, bug fixing, documentation, having fun
Technical Bachelors Degree or equivalent
8+ years of large scale, full lifecycle web-based system development experience
5+ years of Java development, and 3+ years as a tech lead or architect
Great architecture sense, very familiar with design patterns, OO modeling principles, and software engineering methodologies
A successful track record of creating frameworks, infrastructure services, and APIs that enable modular, extensible design.
Education BSCS or BSEE or Other Related 4yr Technical Degree
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