Global Regulatory Specialist

eBay Inc.Austin, TexasFull TimeHybrid

Position Summary:

The Global Regulatory Specialist is a crucial member of the Global Regulatory team and provides valuable support to other internal partners and external parties by actively managing regulatory issues focusing on those related to a wide variety of high risk issues including environmental and product safety issues. This role reports directly to the Senior Director, Global Regulatory.

Key Responsibilities

  • Handle and support critical issues from regulators and monitoring authorities, media, and non-government organizations from around the world.
  • Identify new trends on various high risk regulatory issues on the eBay marketplace with a focus on using methodologies and reports generated from data. Assess involved regulatory, payments, and brand risks. Develop strategies and implement measures to address these activities.
  • Represent eBay externally by building valuable relationships through various outreach activities, meetings, presentations, and events with government, industry, academia, and other relevant entities.
  • Support managing and further developing the eBay Regulatory Portal.
  • Be proficient with eBay’s customer service tools.
  • Conduct investigations and analysis of non-compliant/potentially criminal conduct.
  • Be recognized as key internal partner and subject matter authority on prohibited and restricted items and the relevant eBay policies.
  • Collaborate closely, engage and follow up with regulators and monitoring authorities to refer new investigations and drive progress with ongoing cases.
  • Regular domestic and occasional international business travel is required.


  • This is a Hybrid position, which will require this person to work out of either our Austin Texas, Washington DC, or Salt Lake City Utah office
  • Bachelor’s degree required, but JD is preferred
  • 10 or more years of experience related to regulatory issues; non-compliant / illegal products, conducting criminal investigations, risk management, financial services, or high-tech crime.
  • 2-5 Years Proven Project Management Experience.2-5 years experience with a federal government agency is preferred.
  • Fluency in written and verbal English is essential. One of the following languages, Chinese, French, Italian or Spanish is a plus.
  • Effective and confirmed negotiation skills and have the ability to influence decisions and others.
  • Strong understanding of eBay marketplaces, with experience in both buying and selling and a strong belief in making the internet a safe, viable means of commerce.


Benefits are a crucial part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. 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. 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 crafting opportunities for others by connecting people from widely a diverse set of backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t 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 eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here:

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. View our accessibility info to learn more about eBay's commitment to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. For more information see: EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement.

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