Senior Back-End Engineer

Amsterdam, North Holland Requisition Number R0029827 Subsidiary Marktplaats

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 building a world where people share more and waste less. We have ten brands that span the globe offering online classifieds in more than, 1000 cities around the world.

eBay classifieds group is embarking on a journey to build out its global technology platform serving its portfolio of global brands. We are looking for an experience lead engineer that is passionate about developing world-class applications, lives and breathes agile and is used to working with high data volumes.

Within our global Product & Technology team we’re building a new Agile squad, which will be responsible for developing a new capability to support all our brands across the world. This is a chance for everyone to develop something new – from scratch based on the latest technology available. As Senior Back End Software Engineer in this new squad, you will be a key team member in development and design of new projects. You will be coaching junior and medior developers (guide them through architecture and procedures, be a mentor helping with skills development). Besides this you will:

·       think with your colleagues about architecture decisions and help work them out;

·       help to continuously improve development work in all areas (coding, processes, tools, testing, etc.);

·       be a technical sparring partner for the organization to help the business create efficient and effective requirements;

·       work in an international environment supporting our brands across the worldwide eBay Classifieds Group.

What can you expect form us?

A collaborative, informal, international and playful work environment with self-organized agile/lean teams. With Managers and teammates who are invested in your growth as a technologist and as a person. You will work with cool modern technologies such as Java, Cassandra, Hadoop, Elasticsearch, Apache Kafka and React. Of course you’ve 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 DevOps, BigData, mobile development, and others. Continuous Deployment through multiple environments to get rapid feedback about your work.

What we’re looking for:

A person who has extensive experience in events processing applications for very large volumes of data, with at least 6+ years of full-time employment. We expect the right person to be an expert in software engineering and have good knowledge of what it means to work with large and/or distributed systems.

We also believe that to be a well-rounded developer, one needs experience with more than just one programming language. Furthermore, we need someone who lives and breathes Agile development, can focus on delivering, and wants to take a leading role in improving how we work.

Of course you know:

·      Java development

·       Cassandra

·       Kafka

·      Unix / Linux

·      Test driven development

·      Agile methodologies and affinity for e-Commerce

You have a degree in Computer Sciences or comparable topic.

What we offer:
Dynamic, international teams with very skilled personalities, a passion for e-commerce, professionalism and a good sense of humor.
The chance to work closely with other teams across eBay; in Europe, the USA and globally.
A competitive salary, great benefits and an excellent working environment.
Silicon Valley amenities, such as iPhones and MacBook Pros, crazy high spec dev machines and very nice office facilities.

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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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