Senior Cloud Network Engineer

eBay San Jose, California
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September 27, 2022
San Jose, California
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.


We are on a mission to build a software defined infrastructure that builds, manages, scales and heals with our business growth. As a network team there are many challenges that engage us daily to evolve our cloud platform and you will play an integral role.

Our Values

Customer First - Every problem we address must build value for the customer ( and we put the customer above everything else.

Simplicity - Our systems need to be as simple as possible through thoughtful reduction.

Just Works - Our platforms need to just work at our scale with highest possible availability.

Engineering Perfection - Take pride in engineering solutions that push the boundaries of possibility.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Develop and advance the capabilities of our highly reliable and available cloud services - especially in networking and service mesh.
  • Own the services full cycle: development, test, deploy, monitor and scale.
  • Conceive new insights to problems and take them to market through rapid prototyping, validation, iterative development and continuous test and deployment.
  • Challenge yourself, enrich yourself in an environment of like-minded engineers and most importantly, have fun!
  • Preferred M.S/Ph.D in Computer Science related subjects with work experience
  • Solid foundations in computer science - data structures, logical thinking, algorithms, space-time complexities, operating systems, networking etc.
  • Proficient in one of the programming languages - Go, Java, C or C++
  • Experience working with cloud technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, Istio or any other CNCF technologies
  • Proficient with development tools like git, jenkins
  • Good knowledge of Linux operating system internals
  • Expertise or Familiarity in one or more of the following areas Linux Networking, Routing, Software Defined Network (SDN), Virtual Networks, TCP/IP, Open vSwitch (OVS), Open virtual network (ovn), envoy, service mesh, dpdk, eBPF, IPv4, IPv6, IPVS, IPtables
Nice to Have
  • Experience in solving problems in the areas of distributed systems at scale
  • Experience in any Service Mesh such as Istio, Linkerd,
  • Previous experience working with monitoring systems like Prometheus, Alert manager, Grafana, Thanos
  • Expertise in Linux Kernel, TCP/IP, Routing,

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 [email protected] 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.

For more information see: EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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