Manager, Data Science at eBay (San Jose, CA)

eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world. We exist to enable economic opportunity for individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations of all sizes. eBay Marketplaces operates in 190 markets around the world.

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 youre interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive work environment, join eBay a company you can be proud to be a part of.

About the team:

The Product Analytics&Insights team tackles challenging and critical problems facing eBays Product & Engineering teams. These problems require deep analysis and thoughtful insights and can directly impact the operations of eBays core businesses. Members of the team have the outstanding opportunity to influence decision making at the highest levels of the organization. We achieve this by partnering closely with the Product & Engineering teams, and find opportunities that are accretive to their product roadmaps.

You will have access to eBays vast data resources, which include some of the largest community-based marketplaces in the world. Very few technology organizations can rival the rich set of transactional and behavioral data that eBay has assembled since its inception. Researchers have used eBay data to not only impact business operations, but also to publish in the top peer-reviewed journals in social science.

To be successful in this role:

  • Masters or PhD of a science (e.g. mathematics, physics, engineering, statistics, data science, ML.) is required.

  • At least 3 years (for PhD) or 5 years (for Master) of experience in analytics or data science is required.

  • You must have strong technical skills of Python and SQL.

  • You have strong empirical and analytical background, either proven through coursework or original research

  • You have demonstrated the ability to combine quantitative and qualitative findings in order to frame the right questions and deliver measurable insights

  • You are a lateral problem solver, who constructively challenges the obvious answer in order to examine the underlying mechanisms or phenomenon

  • You believe collaboration and effective communication are critical to achieving goals

Additionally, the following background and experience is preferred:

  • Experience and knowledge in Machine Learning techniques such as NLP and image recognization

  • Ability to present sophisticated analyses and insights optimally in simple terms

  • Experience with both descriptive and inferential statistics ability to build basic prototype models

  • Background in ecommerce product experience either through prior research or work experience

  • Experience with site experimentation (A/B testing), econometrics, or casual inference a plus

  • Experience of managing a team of at least 2 data scientist/analyst


Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether youre single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and 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.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isnt just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBays Diversity & Inclusion click here:


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eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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