eBay Product Intern in Sydney, Australia

Product Intern, Sydney CBD

At eBay we’re passionate about connecting people with the things they love. As the world’s biggest online marketplace, we pride ourselves on technology-led innovation and want to help shape the future of commerce in Australia 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 about pre-loved items, but today, 83% of products on ebay.com.au are new.

As a global brand our purpose is to create opportunities:

  • 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

In this role, you will be immersed in eBay Australia’s Product & Technology Innovation team to assist in developing local solutions, launching new product experiences and continually enhancing existing ones.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with business units and Product Managers/Owners to understand project and product objectives and goals

  • Understand the needs, challenges and expectations of end users

  • Use design thinking principles to further this understanding and get to the right solution for targeted users

  • Assist PM’s to blueprint the solution design and architecture that meets the needs and requirements of multiple stakeholders and users

  • Define and prioritise user stories to execute the project and develop the solution

  • Work with UX designers to define the user experience and build that into the product

  • Work with the developers and QA team to ensure that a high quality product is delivered on-time and to spec

  • Drive to resolve obstacles that block the emerging product or enhancement in any way, whether it is technical, resource related or requires escalation

  • Work with business units, marketing teams, legal, CS and other stakeholders to launch new products and enhancements

  • Help educate team members on the way the product works

  • Assist with any relevant product and marketing documentation

Skills

  • Demonstrates passion for technologies (current and emerging) and their potential application

  • Ability to work in a team, coupled with outstanding stakeholder management

  • Self-starter with plenty of initiative and drive

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong and meticulous attention to detail

Ideal Candidate

  • Has an understanding of project management frameworks (preferably Agile)

  • Demonstrated understanding and appreciation of eBay’s business model

  • Degree qualified (or in progress) preferably in IT/Computer Science/Software Engineering

  • Suits candidates looking for a start in digital/eCommerce businesses

  • Curious and inquisitive – eager to research and discover

  • Interested and inspired to innovate and do things differently. Creative thinker.

  • Flexible with working in a fast paced, rapid change environment

  • Open to a braod range of input perspectives and comfortable working with a broad range of people, teams and stakeholders

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