eBay - Average company which lives in 2000's | Glassdoor
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    "Average company which lives in 2000's"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer III in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at eBay full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    * Big company * CEO has vision (but it will take years to change the engineering team culture) * People recognize it (Although they seem to be sad that you are working there and start asking why you are not working at Amazon) * Good work life balance * Some colleagues very helpful and knowledgable * Free breakfast

    Cons

    * They mostly hire average people. If you are above average, you will have a hard time growing. Your ideas get shot down, you get resistance from low performers. *Most senior people wont help you learn the process and tools and there is very less documentation about them. I believe this is a way to keep your seat: Do not write documentation so you cannot be replaced easily by a better engineer. *If you are average...

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    Advice to Management

    Fire half the engineering staff and keep the agile, open source minded people who care about code-reviews, coaching new members, owning the product writing good documentation.

    eBay2017-04-27

    eBay Response

    May 12, 2017Talent Acquisitions

    We appreciate your feedback. As a company that strives for a great work experience for all employees, we are sorry to hear of some of your experiences. We would like you to know that your feedback has been heard.

  1. "Product Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at eBay full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and opportunity to grow, move around in roles/teams, etc.

    Cons

    Tough competition and many priorities.

    Advice to Management

    Be agile, execute, focus on the critical few

    eBay2018-08-25
  2. "good culture"

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    Former Employee - Computer Systems Analyst in White Plains, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at eBay full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    agile ways of working , good management

    Cons

    deployment timings with CA time zone

    eBay2019-05-13

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