eBay Jobs and Careers
Start Your Future Business at eBay


eBay Jobs and Careers
Starting a business on eBay is perhaps your fastest route to the American Dream. The payoff can be high, and the barriers to entry are low. For less than $100 and very little risk. eBay is a worldwide auction site that was founded by Pierre Omidyar on September 3, 1995 in San Jose, CA. It was originally called AuctionWeb and was part of a larger personal site. The very first item sold on the site by Omidyar was a broken laser pointer, to a collector of broken laser pointers.




eBay Jobs and Careers - The name of the company was officially changed to eBay in September, 1997. The company went public in 1998, making Omidyar and the first eBay president, Jeff Skoll, instant billionaires. The company has since purchased many other related companies, including PayPal, Skype and a percentage interest in Craigslist. As of this writing they employ over 12,000 employees worldwide, and are headquartered in San Jose, CA. (by Laura Schneider)


Starting a business on eBay is perhaps your fastest route to the American Dream. The payoff can be high, and the barriers to entry can be low. The world's most popular online marketplace, eBay has millions of registered buyers waiting to do business with you. For less than $100 and very little risk, you can start an eBay venture with profit margins rivaling those of any business.


eBay is an internet-based auction and shopping venue where people and businesses around world buy and sell goods and services. If you are already employed, you can begin your eBay business as a part-time venture, if your eBay profits grow bigger than your paycheck, you can quit your day job and enjoy one of the most rewarding experiences of your life: building a thriving business from scratch.


eBay Compensation and Benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance from the date of hire
  • Life Insurance, AD&D, short term and long term disability
  • Flexible spending accounts, Employee Assistance program
  • Business Travel Accident insurance
  • PTO starts at 16 days per year, with an additional day added for each year of service up to 20 days per year
  • Holidays - 10 holidays per year, plus one floating holiday of your choice
  • Sabbatical After five years of service with eBay, you are eligible for 4 weeks of time off with pay
  • 401k plan with participation eligibility on hire, 100% vesting in all contributions (including employer contributions) and a 100% company match up to $2000 per year
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Employee Referral Program – Up to $1000
  • Charitable Contribution & Gift Matching


Sample Job Positions at eBay

  • Information Security Engineer: BSCS/MSCS, TCP/IP protocols, C, Java, Perl, PHP, Python, HTML, JavaScript
  • Project Managers: BS/BA, knowledge of project management tools and techniques
  • QA Engineers (QART): BSCS/MSCS, Java, C++, PERL scripting, Oracle, HTML, Windows or Unix
  • Research Assistant: BS/MS/PhD, Java and/or C++, highly scalable applications and/or distributed systems
  • Software Engineers: BSCS/MSCS, C++, Java and J2EE, including servlets, XML, SQL and RDBMS
  • Business Process Analyst: BA/BS. Excel, PowerPoint, strong quantitative and communication skills
  • Business Development Manager: MBA, consulting or investment banking experience preferred, strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Trust and Marketing Manager: MBA, Quantitative background, Finance and Accounting experience


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