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MTS 2, Software Engineer

Shanghai, China
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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 Data Infrastructure team builds and runs petabyte scale distributed data platforms that
power large scale transactional data, caching, blob/object storage, streaming and media use
cases. We are the core data platform on which eBay application developers build highly
available services and user experiences. We offer multiple database choices to enrich
application development and improve developer agility, including – relational, document style,
columnar and key-value stores.
We are looking for a senior-level software engineer who has strong prior data expertise
supporting large scale data and application ecosystem. You will be part of the data governance
product and technology team that works very closely with eBay’s application developers on a
daily basis to ensure the right data governance solutions to support the application’s obligation
needs, e.g. confidentiality/privacy/security/retention/contract and classification needs. You will
be working closely with our engineers, product development customers, business partners &
product managers, and influencing key decisions in the application development lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities
● Evaluate and recommend database governance and lifecycle patterns, standards and
processes to improve the overall Data Governance and Lifecycle offerings
● Effectively partner across Product Development and database platform teams to
understand business and product needs and ensure the solution meets our obligations
● Work to align technologies and Privacy by Design principles from the first stages of
product development and ensure that the data use meets established regulatory
compliance needs
● Create Data Model Classification and Categorization to support audit, privacy and
compliance obligations across different business domains in eBay
● Create and update existing Physical Data Model metadata for relational, document
style, columnar and key-value stores provisioned across different environments
● Create and enhance automation for creation of DDL scripts for database objects to be
created in relational database systems
● Integrate Product Solutions with Platform Solutions, to enhance product platform
● Work with Data Platform engineers, Engineering Managers, and Product Managers
efficiently with necessary multi-tasking skills
● Promote a data-driven software development culture of quality, collaboration, rapid
delivery and business impact
● Help lead data governance solution design reviews across multiple teams

● Effectively communicate, represent and evangelize supported Data Infrastructure
platforms across external eBay application development teams

● Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
● 10+ years of professional experience working as a Software Engineer
● Experience in database technologies such as Oracle, MongoDB, Cassandra, Couchbase
and MySQL with an extensive focus on scalability, availability and performance.
● Experience in driving technical standards, architectural and data patterns across
multiple teams
● Hands on experience and strong proficiency with databases and data patterns,
classification and categorization
● Solid understanding of metadata, data quality, data lineage, data
security/confidentiality/privacy and related data standards
● Experience in eCommerce industry with a familiarity of Selling, Buying and Payments
domains is a plus
● Understanding of agile development methodologies in an iterative development
● Proven ability to understand the business and make appropriate trade-offs
● Proactive and energetic individual with a strong bias for action
● Strong verbal & written communicator with excellent organization skills and attention to

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