Back End Developer

London, England Requisition Number R0013386 Subsidiary Gumtree

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and imagination, where you can be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive workplace, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be a part of.

Gumtree, UK's biggest classifieds community is looking for a talented Back End Developer to join our Engineering team

Gumtree is looking for an experienced back end or full-stack software developer who takes great pride in their work and are passionate about clean code and software craftsmanship.

You will have the opportunity to craft the future of classified advertising on a global scale.

We believe in using the right tool for the job and here is some of the tech we are using at the moment:

• Java 7/8, Spring framework, Scala, Akka, Play framework

• Elasticsearch, Postgresql, Redis, Memcached, Hadoop, MongoDB

• Jenkins, Git, WebDriver, ScalaTest, JUnit, TestNG, Mockito, Cucumber

• SASS, HTML5, React (with Flux), JavaScript ES6

Your background:

• Significant development experience on JVM platform ideally in an Internet / ecommerce company

• Solid experience with most of the tech listed above, but at the very least: Java & Spring framework, JUnit, TestNG, Git, Memcached.

• Experience with TDD and BDD with ability to produce clean, testable code

• Familiarity and passionate about being part of agile team

You may also have:

• Experience with Domain Driven Design.

• Commercial development experience in Scala combined with Akka and Play framework

• Some Front-end development experience

At Gumtree, we care about people and growing the team, and continually learning and improving - we hold internal and external events such as:

•Tech Talks



You will also receive other perks such as:

•Monthly massages

•Weekly yoga & pilates classes

•Other fitness classes including bootcamp

Our office is located by the lovely Richmond riverside. We offer competitive salaries a full benefit package and other great options for all our employees.

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