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Sr. Manager, Data Services and Solutions Ebay
Bellevue, WA

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Job Description

eBay's analytics data ecosystem is one of the largest in the world. It houses transactional, behavioral and financial transactions for eBay's marketplaces globally. The environment includes technologies such as relational data warehousing and an extract-transform-load (ETL) platform, as well as multiple Hadoop clusters, specialized variants of Hadoop such as Presto and Spark, and new eBay-developed technologies such as the Kylin analytical engine. It provides data for machine learning systems and for analytical reporting. Extensions of these solutions are also deployed using real-time solutions based on streaming technologies, such as Kafka, Storm, Flink, while other parts of the solution are service based, utilizing mainstay service patterns, leveraging graph technologies underlying the service layer.

Candidate Profile

eBay is looking for a strong technical leader for their analytics data engineering team. The successful candidate will have experience implementing processes and services in analytics environments rather than just operating them.Exercising a bias for action coupled with a thoughtful architectural approach. S/he balances creativity and intuition with analytical rigor and agility, and demonstrates continuous process improvement and operational discipline. This leader is an idea generator, is a skilled relationship-builder, and has a strong sense of accountability and ownership. Finally, the successful candidate will be excited by the unique opportunity and scale that eBay presents in the data space, and be a change agent, which is managing with an eye towards the future state.

* Identifies, promotes talent. Builds team from scratch.
* Hires, retains and develops talent related to data & Software engineering.
* Provides leadership & direction to the engineering teams responsible for acquiring, integrating & presenting data, maintain data lakes with data from multiple properties.
* Provide direction, inputs and leadership to build of ETL tools & framework for Hadoop.
* Facilitate discussions, coordinate with multiple teams & provide clarity on design, solution & timelines.
* Mentor and coach team members for their personal & professional development.
* Participates and provides input in architectural discussions.
* Foresees the needs and acquires/develops tools needed for development & support.
* Establishes procedures & process for support.


Hadoop Team: Ongoing partnership with ADI team. The goal of the interactions is to build a platform where the relational processing from Teradata can be ported over to Hadoop with minimal possible friction. The scope of the discussions are around: Security, Capacity, Governance, Availability, Reliability, Scalability, and Feature development

Teradata Team: On going relationship with Teradata team on operational issues. The scope of the discussions are around:

Maintenance outages, RCA of platform failures, Capacity, Governance, and Features implementation

EDIT access for developers on UC4 production provides access to production data

ETL Infrastructure (DINT) team: Scope is around: Maintenance outage, Capacity, Feature development specifically related to ADPO.

MAP Team: Scope of discussions is around: Platform capabilities enhancements & fixes, Knowledge sharing, Upcoming platform changes awareness.

Discussions around advancement in the industry wrt Data.

Business Partners: Detailed discussions and involvement with the Risk & AML team on the build of the xID platform components to support the AML use cases.

Along with experience in leading diverse teams, you should have a good exposure and experience in Data Warehousing/ Data Integration & Engineering with experience in:

* Data Warehouse Operations
* End to End Development
* DW Tools Build.
* Efficient Dashboarding
* Batch vs NRT processing, its investment and ROI.
* Experience with handling of sourcing data from doc stores along with relational DBs.
* Data Modeling concepts.
* Data Security & Governance.

Additional Traits / Experience:

* Graduate degree in computer science or closely related field
* Very solid understanding of computer science and data processing and management fundamentals
* Deep understanding of relational databases and extract-transform-load (ETL/ELT/ETLT) patterns
* Experience with high-availability operations
* Familiarity with privacy and security controls in analytics environments, with a strong background in supporting subject area ownership and governance

In terms of the performance and personal competencies required for the position, we would highlight the following:

* Management Excellence: Oversee the development and optimization of complex data and analytics platform processes, supporting hundreds of petabytes of integrated data, tens of millions of queries per day, thousands of internal and external sources, and hundreds of thousands of jobs orchestrated through an abstract data processing platform
* Driving Results: Sets dramatic, compelling goals and aggressive schedules for improvement. Pursues long-term goals while delivering positive growth in the short-term. Translates the vision of the organization into actionable, quantitative plans. Conveys a sense of urgency, drives issues to closure, and relentlessly executes.
* Strategic and Analytical Thinking: Can take a long-term view of the opportunity beyond the tactical and assess disparate data streams and distill them into meaningful and, ultimately, actionable strategic recommendations. Translates data into focused insights and strategies. Poses questions that provoke different thinking about the business. Quickly sees hidden value and how to unlock it. Navigates confidently in ambiguous situations. Makes rapid course corrections when business conditions change; cuts losing initiatives. Able to "deep dive" into the details of the business while staying focused on the big picture and not suffering from "analysis paralysis."
* Influencing & Communication Skills: Highly articulate and has excellent verbal, presentation and written communication skills. Well-honed influencing skills that will enable him/her to persuade minds, handle conflict and get things done across organizations and external partners. Low ego, confident and comfortable working in a collaborative environment. Takes the time to assess "how things are done here" before making changes. Excellent listening and cognitive skills and the ability to influence and drive dialogue by building "buy-in" across the organization on topics related to the consumer, the market, and business strategy. Able to interact effectively across all functions and leverages relationships to move the agenda forward.
* Managing Teams and Performance: Translates overarching business goals into specific objectives for each member of the team. Holds people accountable for agreed-to results. Identifies and keeps others focused on the most important metrics that drive the business. Follows through on commitments despite difficulties or complications. Proven ability to hire and manage strong teams, and to provide appropriate leadership, structure, coaching, training and development.
* eBay Culture Fit: Entrepreneurial, proactive and productive; "rolls up sleeves" and gets things done. Strategic, insightful, with strong problem-solving skills with a practical "real-world" sense of what is actually do-able. Exceptional internal and external collaboration & partnership skills. A brand ambassador - must be a champion of the brand.

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About Ebay

eBay is a company developing an online auction and e-commerce platform that enables people and businesses to buy and sell goods and services.

10001 employees

2025 hamilton avenue

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