Senior Backend Developer (Scala - Kotlin) at eBay

Posted on: 07/07/2021

Location: Amsterdam (ON-SITE)

full time

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Tags: swift cassandra scala kotlin node elasticsearch

Every month **Marktplaats** handles over 8 million unique visitors and 350.000 new advertisements each day making Marktplaats the largest online trading platform in the Netherlands. Consumer and professional sellers offer a large and varied assortment of used and new products. But we want to go even further - we are constantly changing our platform to deliver the experience our customers love. We are a mix of Dutch and Silicon Valley cultures; like both, we are an international team of passionate people who share a common interest in solving problems using software and data. We invite you to join us! ****About the business:**** **Marktplaats, 2dehands and 2ememain** are part of eBay and the eBay Classifieds Group (eCG). It combines the energy of a start-up with the resources of one of the leading technology companies in the world. We offer the top 500 advertisers relevant ways to connect and communicate with our 11 million monthly unique users, customized integrations and partnerships. Consumer and professional sellers offer a large and varied assortment of used and new products. But we want to go even further - we are constantly evolving our platform to deliver the experience our customers love. We invite you to join us! You will work on our high-availability infrastructure, improve customer experience through innovation, impact revenues and advance our team and technologies. In turn, we will work with you to grow your career in Marktplaats **What you can expect from us:** * A collaborative, informal, international and playful work environment with multi-disciplinary agile/lean teams * Managers and teammates who are invested in your growth as a technologist and as a person * Work with technologies such as Scala, Java, swift, Node.js, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, CockroachDB and more in a fast-evolving Microservices architecture * Possibility to work on all stages of the software development lifecycle: from design to implementation to release and monitoring * Continuous Deployment through multiple environments to get rapid feedback about your work * Work on one of the most beloved brands in the Netherlands **About the teams:** We seek to continuously improve our teams and product with a data-driven approach to measure the impact we are making. We have teams focusing on different domains of our platform, every one of them with their own dynamics and challenges. **What we expect from you:** The person we are looking for has extensive experience in software development in online or related areas, with at least 6+ years of full-time employment with knowledge of what it means to work with large and/or distributed systems. * Good verbal and written communication skills. * Strong collaboration skills and ability to influence a multi-functional team to deliver results; * Experience in backend development (Scala and/or Java) * Experience in e-Commerce or high traffic/distributed systems * A degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience **Your responsibilities will include:** * Be a key team member in development and design of new products * Coaching of less experienced developers (be a mentor helping with skills development) * Collaborate with your team mates on architecture decisions and solution design * Help to continuously improve development work in all areas (coding, processes, tools, testing, etc.) * Responsible for the maintenance and stability of the backend infrastructure * Work with international counterparts across the worldwide eBay Classifieds Group **Nice to have:** * Knowledge of another language like js, or Kotlin **What we offer:** * Meaningful work with diverse, international, highly skilled and passionate teams which give you the chance to make a difference in our customers’ lives. * International career opportunities throughout eCG. * Competitive compensation, conference & education budget. We value your personal and professional development. * A healthy work-life balance, i.e. part-time work, an additional paid parental leave time, flexible working hours including working from home options. * A great atmosphere, open-minded company culture with several social team activities (online and offline). We love building opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse 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 every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, no matter who you are, you feel Markplaats is a place where you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about us click here: <https://jobs.ebayclassifiedsgroup.com/marktplaats> ****What we offer:**** * Meaningful work with diverse, international, highly skilled and passionate teams which give you the chance to make a difference in our customers’ lives. * International career opportunities throughout Adevinta*. * Competitive compensation, conference & education budget. We value your personal and professional development. * A healthy work-life balance, i.e. part-time work, an additional paid parental leave time, flexible working hours including working from home options. * A great atmosphere, open-minded company culture with several social team activities (online and offline). ****Benefits:**** Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, Adevinta* offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. ****Covid-19**** People are the heart of Adevinta*, and their health and well-being are our first priority. We continue to monitor local government guidance and partner closely with medical advisors to determine the safest and best next steps for everyone. As a result, most teams are working remotely, with a few teams able to collaborate in person with enhanced safety procedures. We will discuss the particular case for your region during the interview process. As a general rule, interviews will be completed remotely over video calls. ***eBay Classifieds Group (eCG) is now part of Adevinta,** an innovative leader in digital marketplaces spanning 17 countries. We’re all about matchmaking, and our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. As a global network of loved local brands, including Marktplaats in the Netherlands, mobile.de in Germany, and leboncoin in France, our team of over 6,000 employees are there to make things better, safer and easier for the people who choose to visit and use our marketplaces every month. And we do that by being experts in our field, basing improvements on data and bringing together our network of talented teams.