Mobile Tech Lead - Android Focus - AMS

Amsterdam, North Holland Requisition Number R0027140 Subsidiary Marktplaats

Mobile Tech Lead - Android Focus - Amsterdam

Want to impact how millions of people shop on mobile devices? Do you enjoy interesting and challenging projects? We want to talk to you! We are looking for an experienced Engineering Tech Lead to help us drive our Mobile Engineering team to the next level of innovation and efficiency. We are looking for someone who is passionate about creating apps consumers love!

We are the eBay Classifieds Global Mobile team, currently shipping Android and iOS apps to eight different countries with millions of monthly active users. This is an opportunity to join a world leader in mobile commerce and directly impact the lives of a global population while having fun and working on interesting and challenging projects.

This position, with direct support from, and in collaboration with, other tech leads, is responsible for making direct contributions, leading and guiding the team to implement scalable technical solutions, enabling us to improve on time-to-market efficiencies in a quickly evolving environment. You bring a strong technical background and hands-on experience, guide a cross-platform team of mobile developers, and collaborate with an extensive set of other functions in a highly distributed environment.


RESPONSIBILITIES
-  Provide strong technical leadership and guidance for mobile development.

-  Lead internal and external conversations to address current design constraints related to mobile client and back-end integration.

-  Reduce cost of implementation and maintenance by finding opportunities, leading architectural discussions, and leading the development of enhancements to support current partner markets with disparate implementations.

-  Drive the team towards constant technical, product design, architectural and innovation improvements.

-  See opportunities and find solutions to scale mobile development and product delivery.

-  Ensure high code quality, maintainability and scalability by evolving our architecture and tech stack.

-  Constantly seek opportunities to improve both product delivery, testing and CI processes.

-  Contribute to code reviews, refactoring, and improve build and test solutions and approaches.

-  Supervise, monitor and contribute to ongoing Android delivery.

-  With direct support from management, provide leadership coaching and mentoring to team of cross-platform Engineers.

-  Provide strong technical consultation and promote mobile-first solutions through collaboration with Product Owners, UX, other Team Leads and Engineers

-  Provide the team with partner management support.

-  Participate and lead in technical team-wide discussions.

-  Collaborate with Executive Leadership representing the Mobile Engineering team.

-  Foster continuous knowledge transfer in the team and across teams

-  Promote habits and practices that develop team cohesiveness.

-  Inspire others with your passion for mobile development.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
-  Strong experience leading teams delivering products across platforms. You share what you know and bring the team to a higher level of technical performance and cohesiveness.

-  Excellent social skills. You are comfortable working with and presenting to small and large groups. You have experience working with Senior Executive Leadership.

-  Experience as a senior developer working on native Android applications.

-  Experience developing in Kotlin.

-  Experience working with large distributed teams.

-  Strong experience with both server-side development & API design.

-  Reasonable experience with project and team management.

-  Advanced understanding of design of distributed services and APIs.

-  Extensive experience with agile development, product discovery and continuous delivery.

-  Ability to identify, evaluate, employ and teach new technologies and concepts.


JOB REQUIREMENTS
-  Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent knowledge.

-  5+ years experience leading software engineering teams.

-  Proven record improving mobile products through an elegant user experience.

-  Proven record successfully building productive, strong, cohesive and innovative teams.

-  Excellent communication skills.

The Global Mobile Engineering team is distributed throughout the world, with the larger part of the team in Amsterdam, Shanghai and Portland, Oregon. This job is for a key member of the team in Amsterdam, maintaining, leading and coordinating strong communication with both the local team and the rest of the team throughout the world, at different levels of the organization.

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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.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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