Lead Engineer at eBay

Posted on: 03/18/2021

Location: Amsterdam (ON-SITE)

full time

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Tags: spring kotlin gcp kubernetes

**eBay Classifieds Group (eCG)** is an innovative leader in online classifieds with ten brands that span the globe. Our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities – whether it’s a job, an apartment, a sofa, a car, a concert ticket, financial services or new friends. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. People who want to connect and trade visit our sites because they’re fun, easy to use and built on trust. We are comprised of more than 1,000 people who are passionate for local trade and maintaining the customer-centric nature of the Group, while exploring growth opportunities in both the countries where eCG already has a presence and in prospective markets. **About the team** Classifieds is crafting the future of local commerce by bringing people together through an enriched online experience that allows them to connect to the community around them. We are comprised of more than 1,000 people who are hardworking for local trade and maintaining the customer-centric nature of the Group, while exploring growth opportunities in both the countries where eBay Classifieds Group already has a presence and in prospective markets. As a Lead Engineer in the Communication Channels team you will be relied on to independently develop and deliver high-quality features and finish tasks to a high standard. You’ll be part of an emerging team, focusing on building and improving state of the art communication solutions for our global Classifieds businesses! The team is building and maintaining global solutions for push notifications, in-app notifications and SMS. **What you will do?** * Lead, coach and mentor a cross-functional team of engineers * Improve agile development and continuous deployment process * Design and implement a multi-tenant communication solutions which will run on Google Cloud Platform(GCP). * Take ownership of the project, work with other specialists, managers, product owner to develop innovative solutions that meet market needs. * Ensure code quality and maintainability by evolving architecture and tech stack, code reviews, refactoring, standards and improving build and test systems **Qualifications** * You have 5+ years’ experience engineering * Deep knowledge of Java and its ecosystem, preferably Java 11, Kotlin and Spring Framework * Preferably you have a degree in Computer Sciences or comparable topic * Experience with Google Cloud Platform, preferably Google Cloud Spanner, Google Kubernetes Engine and Pub Sub * Affinity for e-Commerce * Experience with large scale data-driven systems is a plus. * Comfortable providing and receiving constructive feedback, particularly while participating in code reviews * Ability to thoroughly evaluate, employ and teach new technologies and concepts **What you can expect from us** * An informal, international and upbeat work environment with self-organized, multi-disciplinary agile/lean teams * Managers and teammates who are invested in your growth as a technologist and as a person * Access to tools and resources to do your job (best-in-class laptop, IDEs, Safari Online subscription, conferences and meetups, all the coffee and soda you can drink, and much more) * Ability to join and participate in multiple internal interest groups across eBay Classifieds Group in trending topics like Machine Learning, AI, DevOps, BigData, mobile development, and others * Continuous Deployment through multiple environments to get rapid feedback about your work” **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, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. We love creating 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 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 our Diversity & Inclusion click here: [https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion](https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/) **Covid-19** People are the heart of the eBay Classifieds business, 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 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 [talent@ebay.com](mailto:talent@ebay.com). We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.*