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eBay Overview

San Jose, CA (US)
10000+ employees
1995
Company - Public
Internet
£5 to £10 billion (GBP) 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

Company Updates

  • As a destination for rare, retro and right now items, we flashback to the collectibles, memorabilia and more that shoppers have found over the years on eBay.

  • Congratulations to our Chief People Officer, Kristin Yetto, named one of Comparably?s Top 50 People Leaders Driving Positive Change!

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eBay – Why Work With Us?


At eBay we’re passionate about connecting people with the things they love. As one of the world’s biggest online marketplace, we pride ourselves on technology-led innovation and want to help shape the future of commerce in the UK and the world.

We put our customers, buyers and sellers, at the centre of everything we do. We honour where we came from–we’re still crazy about pre-loved items, but today, 83% of products on ebay.co.uk are new.

As a global brand our purpose is to empower opportunity:

  • For individual sellers, small businesses and large merchants worldwide
  • For shoppers seeking value, selection and convenience
  • For our people, who aspire to make the world better

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 Social Impact

Since our founding, we’ve understood our opportunity to drive both strong business performance and positive social and environmental change. Our work centers on making a positive, lasting impact in three key areas: eBay Foundation, Enabling Greener Commerce, and Powering Giving.

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.

At our London campus , you can take advantage of a range of exercise classes, massages, advice from the experts on everything from your diet to mindfulness to a range of social events to get to know the London team!

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.​​​

Meet Our People

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...

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eBay Reviews

  • Featured Review

    "Best company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Richmond, London, England
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Richmond, London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at eBay full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Diverse, Supportive, Flexibility, Culture, Values

    Cons

    Commute, Benefits and work live balance could be better

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eBay Photos

eBay photo of: San Jose Headquarters
eBay photo of: Our beautiful London campus
eBay photo of: eBay Inc. employees enjoy giving back to the community and charities like Habitat for Humanity.
eBay photo of: San Jose Main Street
eBay photo of: Quite Time
eBay photo of: Cafe
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eBay Interviews

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    Accepted Offer
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    Average Interview

    Interview

    Phone interview with HR and then phone interview with manager, nothing fancy.
    I was asked about my current role and was asked a few client server questions, It was pretty fair.

    Interview Questions

    • General architecture questions, no coding   1 Answer
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eBay Awards & Accolades

  • 50 Most Innovative Companies, Fast Company, 2011
  • Top 50 Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2012
  • World's Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere, 2013
  • Corporate Equality Index Perfect Score, Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2014
  • Corporate Equality Index Perfect Score, Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2013
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