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eBay Overview

San Jose, CA
10000+ employees
1995
Company - Public (EBAY)
Internet
$10+ billion (USD) per year
eBay is where the world goes to shop, sell, and give. Every day, our professionals connect millions of buyers and sellers around the globe, empowering people and creating opportunity. We're on a mission to build a better, more connected form of commerce that ... Read more

Mission: Our mission inspires us to be open, honest, and direct, and we believe in the power of inclusion and opportunity. If you’re ready to create, collaborate, and connect, bring your unique skills to a team that’s pushing the boundaries of commerce. Join us at ... Read more


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2014 (#49)

Top CEOs: 2017 (#87), 2014 (#20)

Company Updates

  • Following the announcement by General Sir Nick Carter during last night's press conference, we have announced that eBay has partnered with the NHS and Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) to pilot a new platform to supply PPE. Rob Hattrell, VP of eBay UK, has been on BBC R4 Today, BBC R5 Live and LBC this morning discussing the platform, which is in its pilot phase, noting: "It's important that we all do what we can to help the NHS at this critical time, we are excited to be a part of this."

  • We're honoured to have made the Ethisphere Institute's list! Learn how eBay is helping to set global standards of business integrity and corporate citizenship...

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eBay – Why Work With Us?


 

eBay is a global commerce platform leader.

eBay is the world’s most vibrant marketplace for discovering great value and unique selection. eBay connects millions of buyers and sellers around the globe, empowering people and creating opportunity through Connected Commerce. Our vision for commerce is one that is enabled by people, powered by technology and open to everyone. We partner but never compete with our sellers and create stronger connections between buyers and sellers with product experiences that are fast, mobile and secure...and we're just as passionate about connecting buyers and sellers as when we founded the company in 1995. For more information, visit ebayinc.com. Or for more on careers, visit careers.ebayinc.com

 

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This is What We Care About

At eBay, your work makes a difference. We are committed to unlocking more economic opportunity for everyone, including you.

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Our Purpose

We believe that we can build a better form of commerce that is enabled by people, supported by technology, and open to everyone – creating more opportunity for all.

Our Culture in Action

At eBay, we empower you to make a difference. We believe that we will win by connecting talented people to each other and by giving them abundant opportunities to succeed.

Our Global Impact

Global Impact is the good that happens when people connect on eBay. It’s how we bring our purpose to life: Creating a better, more sustainable form of commerce—where people are empowered, causes are supported and opportunities are open to everyone.

eBay focuses its Global Impact on three main areas: Opportunity for All, Circular Economy and eBay for Charity. We also pay close attention to how we operate as a Responsible Business.


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Our Health & Wellness Benefits

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. Benefits are an important part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. We strive to offer programs that help support both mind and body, including quality healthcare insurance and wellness programs, plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead, and time off programs so you can recharge.

Our Financial Benefits

We provide a variety of 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.

  • Stock Purchase Plans
  • Retirement Savings and Pension Plans
  • Stock Awards
  • Life Insurance and Disability Benefits
  • Credit Union Memberships

Your financial future is important. Ask about financial benefits during your hiring process.

Balancing Work & Life

We offer many programs such as paid holidays and PTO, sabbaticals, and flextime to support your mind and body.

Our Social Innovation Programs

Our employees around the globe strive to have a positive impact on our customers, our communities and our planet, both through the work they do every day, and our various community engagement programs. Here are some ways our employees are improving the communities they call home:

  • Matching Gifts
  • Green Teams
  • Skills-Based Volunteering
  • GIVE Teams

Ask about additional benefits during an interview.


NOTE: While eBay Inc. intends to provide these benefits indefinitely, we reserve the right to change or terminate any or all of the programs at any time subject to any limitations or restrictions of local law. Benefits may vary depending on location.

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We’re not just looking for the very best talent, we’re focused on developing and keeping all our talented people. Get to know a little about them and what they find important in their days at eBay.

Some of our team...


Global Impact is the good that happens when people connect on eBay. It’s how we bring our purpose to life: Creating a better, more sustainable form of commerce—where people are empowered, causes are supported, and opportunities are open to everyone.

Opportunity for all: Enabling everyone to participate in- and benefit from—global commerce

eBay Reviews

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eBay Photos

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eBay Interviews

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    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at eBay (San Jose, CA) in June 2019.

    Interview

    Recruiter reached out - basic resume information.
    30 mins phone interview with the hiring manager - friendly person, basic questions on your resume.
    Next step was on-site. 6 interviews.
    1 - Sr Director: Culture fit round. A lot of questions on leadership and achievements.
    2 - Engineering Lead: questions on Agile methodology
    3 - Peer: case study and brainstorming session
    4 - architecture - lunch and interview: focus on my technical skills whether I understand them or not. High level.
    5 - VP: Culture fit - leadership questions
    6 - Hiring Manager - challenging situation and why this team?

    Interview Questions

    • Why eBay?   2 Answers
    • Explain any technical concept to an alien? (APIs)   1 Answer
    • How will you solve XYZ situation? (Problem related to team)   1 Answer
    • Leadership questions   1 Answer
    • Challenging situation question   1 Answer
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eBay Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2016
  • Top 100 Brands for Millennials, Moosylvania, 2015
  • World’s Most Admired Companies, Fourtune, 2017
  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2017
  • 50 Most Innovative Companies, Fast Company, 2011
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