Sen. Frontend Software Architect (f/m/d)

Dreilinden, Brandenburg, Berlin, Land Berlin Requisition Number R0030022 Subsidiary

The eBay Classifieds Group (eCG) is an innovative global leader in online classifieds. Our sites help people find whatever they are 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.

We have ten brands that span the globe offering online classifieds in more than 1,000 cities. In Germany, we have two of our leading brands:

mobile.deis the most popular market for buying and selling vehicles in Germany.

eBay Kleinanzeigenis the most visited general classifieds proposition in Germany, with around 50% reach within the German internet population.

The newly founded eBay Classifieds Motors teamoperates worldwide from our offices in Amsterdam and Berlin. As part of the product development team in Dreilinden near Berlin and Potsdam,

you will have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge technology and have an impact across all our markets by providing innovative capabilities for all of our apps and sites.

This is an exciting opportunity to work on a new, innovative product and we are looking for you as an (Senior) Software Architect - Frontend (f/m/d).

We are working in cross-functional teams using agile methods. Backend-, Frontend- and Mobile Developers, as well as Product Owners and Design/UX, are working as a team to build successful products that excite our users and customers.

Our teams have the full responsibility for development and operation of their services and apps, deciding about architecture, tech-stack, and tools on their own, in close cooperation with the other teams.

The foundation of our product are Java / Spring Boot Backend Services, and a Node.js / Responsive React Frontend.

Your tasks:

  • Ensure a scalable platform by evolving architecture and tech stack together with individual contributors and other architects

  • Coach, guide and mentor teams on architecture and technology choices

  • Coach individual contributors, help them to grow, foster their mastery

  • Be a communicator, create alignment among contributors from different teams, consult Product and UX about technical implications of product ideas

  • Know delivery goals, make yourself familiar with the team roadmaps

  • Find a good balance between short-term delivery and long-term scalability goals, let the Benefit-cost ratio be a driver for all your actions

  • Know the codebase, actually contribute code from time to time, practice Pair Programming with other contributors

  • Ensure code quality and maintainability by tackling tech debt, conducting code reviews, initiating refactorings and improving build and test systems

  • Contribute to the team's work with high-quality, well-tested and scalable code

  • Engage with our external teams across Europe - willingness to travel occasionally is a plus

Your profile:

  • Several years of experience as a JavaScript developer working in cross-functional teams

  • Proven experience as an Software Architect

  • Teamlead experience (direct/indirect) is a strong plus

  • Deep knowledge of JavaScript, React, Node.js and ES6

  • Advanced understanding of design, implementation and operation of distributed services and APIs

  • Advanced knowledge of common web technologies (HTTP, DNS, REST/JSON, OAuth)

  • Experience with Automated testing

  • Experience with package managers like npm and build pipelines like webpack

  • Good understanding of Build Pipelines (TeamCity, Jenkins)

  • Strong interest in current developments and technologies within the JavaScript community

  • Passion for agile software development, product discovery and continuous delivery

  • A high aspiration for quality balanced with a good sense of pragmatism

  • You understand quality assurance as a task of the entire team to build the best experience to the users

  • Independently and quick adoption of new technologies and concepts

  • Strong communication and other soft skills that help in dealing with people

  • Willingness to speak at conferences and engage in the community is a strong plus

  • Effective oral and written English communication skills

What we offer:

  • A family friendly company

  • A dynamic team with exciting personalities, passion for e-commerce and professionalism

  • An excellent working environment with lots of flexibility

  • High team autonomy and agile environment

  • Challenging work with a diverse, highly skilled team that's fun to work with

  • International career opportunities throughout eBay Inc.

  • Competitive salary and great benefits e.g. conference & education budget, company pension scheme, employee stock plans, developer-grade notebook or desktop of your choice (Mac/PC)

Looking to leave your footprint in motors e-commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, and share vehicles around the world?

If you’re interested in joining a purpose-driven team that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive workplace, join the eBay Classifieds Group Motors vertical.

We are looking forward to your online application at

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