Senior Front-end Engineer/Web Developer & Designer (Social Ventures)
eBay - San Jose, CA

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Job Description

Do you have a passion for working on projects that have a social impact? Enjoy developing high traffic responsive websites using the latest in front-end technologies? Look no further!

Ebay's Social Ventures team is looking for a Front-end Engineer/Web Developer to build responsive ecommerce websites that inspire the world to buy, sell and think green every day, help people find a cause/charity or celebrity cause to support.

A few of the sites you will impact are: eBay for Teens & eBay Solar (coming soon), , , /

Who are we?
The Social Ventures team is an eBay marketplaces team that primarily focuses on creating experiences that will have a positive social impact. There's no shortage of excitement! We're an agile team that tackles many new and experimental ventures. We're primarily a Python/Django shop and have the freedom to use the right tool for the job. Join us to help build out amazing experiences using best-in-class open-source technologies.

What you will be doing:
Accountable for the design and development of the Web User Interface for a product feature or sub-system. Most time spent developing web development code and testing. Efficiently produces elegant, clean modular code that is well-commented, easy to maintain, and can be reused across a sub-system or feature (for example a portion of a test framework or library). Lead feature or sub-system web design reviews and participates in code reviews for their areas. Is recognized as the go-to web engineer for that component. Collaborate with User Experience Designers, Product Managers and Backend teams to define solutions that meet or exceeds user's needs. Participates in Web design and systems architecture discussions, proposes and discusses solutions to system and product changes that are directly related to their area of focus. Frequently interfaces with other functional teams on all aspects of a feature. Influences senior management on product direction and quality, particularly related to their area of focus and expertise. Becoming visible across major engineering organizations, or through external forums such as conferences, workshops, or open source initiatives.


Must be eligible to work in the US, sorry no 3rd parties.

What we are looking for:
10+ years' experience defining, designing, and implementing User Interfaces for large scale systems. Advanced experience in web based technologies (HTML5, CSS/CSS3, JavaScript, AJAX, JSON, XML). Experience with a variety of open source frameworks (jquery, backbone, bootstrap, django) Experience creating interfaces that are fast, consistent across browsers, platforms, and demonstrate an intimate knowledge of browser quirks and best practice Experience building mobile web development in at least one leading Mobile or Tablet platform (Android, iPhone, Blackberry, HP Mobile OS etc.) Good knowledge of performance, scalability, availability, and security best practices for the web. Programming experience in Python is preferable. Have leadership qualities can eventually lead development efforts Interaction/Visual Design experience specifically with responsive web design is a plus

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