eBay expands operations in Israel

eBay is expanding its operations in Israel and hiring 50 more employees there, according to reports.

230 people already work for eBay there at two sites in Netanya. One unit focusses on development and big data for eBay International and at the helm is Yuval Matalon, CEO of eBay Israel.

The other unit is a business and marketing organisation that promotes Israeli trade online headed up by Elad Goldenberg.

They’re hiring for a variety of positions including Java software development engineers, data-science professionals and big data analysts. Find out more on the eBay Jobs website.

Matalon says of the expansion: “eBay is the world’s biggest online mall. The role of the Israeli development center is arranging and characterization 850 million items offered for sale from almost anywhere to anywhere. For this, we are focusing most of our efforts on finding ways to make our systems even more sophisticated, by developing advanced technologies in the field. The recruitment process will support the expansion in the areas of big data, data mining and structured data, all in order to offer our customers even better ways to quickly and easily find their favorite items. Today, the whole world knows that Israel has some of the most capable minds, and the best proof for that is when a huge international company like eBay decided to expand its activity in Israel and recruit new employees right here in our development center.”