(Sr.) Software Engineer - Java / Scala

Dreilinden, Brandenburg Requisition Number R0028319 Subsidiary mobile.de

(Senior) Software Engineer – Scala / Java


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.

With 1.6 million vehicles and 7.29 million unique users per month, mobile.de is Germany's biggest vehicle marketplace online.

The mobile.de GmbH employs 300 coworkers, including 120 engineers. The company is located in Kleinmachnow-Dreilinden closed to Berlin-Wannsee and near Potsdam. It is a part of the eBay Classifieds Group.

This is an exciting opportunity to work on a new, innovative product and we are looking for you as a (Senior) Software Engineer – Scala / Java (f/m).

This role sits within the Data- and Tech- organization and directly partners with Data Scientists and Product Managers to help create valuable products for our users.

We’re looking for a highly skilled engineer, who is passionate about turning data into valuable product for our customers.


  • Successfully partner with Data Scientists to build advanced services and architecture to provide scalable data products for a high-traffic web platform
  • Successfully partner with system operators to design data generation and provisioning architectures.
  • Design scalable architectures for real-time and batch data processing
  • Research opportunities for data acquisition and new uses for existing data
  • Help to build a healthy, sustainable and scalable data infrastructure

What we expect from you:

  • Solid experience as a Scala (and preferably Java) developer with deep understanding of the surrounding technology ecosystem
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to produce clean, well-maintainable code
  • Experience with building microservices and/or distributed systems and an understanding of web tech
  • Experience with Big Data related technologies (e.g. Elastic Search, Kafka, Spark, Hadoop), with NoSQL databases (e.g. Mongo, Cassandra) and SQL databases
  • Knowledge of streaming architecture is a big plus
  • Ideally you are interested in machine learning algorithms, data structures and related libraries
  • Desire to quickly learn new technologies and the pragmatism to use the tool that fits a problem best
  • Able to work self-driven, but also operate as part of a strong, cohesive team
  • Strong communication skills and fluency in English

You have a degree in Computer Sciences or comparable topic.

What you can expect from us:  

  • A harmonious, informal, international and playful work environment; 
  • Work with cool modern technologies, processes and consumer facing products; 
  • Access to tools and resources to do your job;  
  • Ability to join multiple internal interest groups in eBay in trending topics like Data Science, Mobile Development, Customer Experience and more.

What we offer:

  • Dynamic team with exciting personalities, passion for e-commerce and professionalism
  • International career opportunities throughout eBay Inc.
  • Work with advanced techniques and analytical standards.
  • We are early adopter of new analytical trends
  • We offer continuous development through active trainings and workshops & conferences.
  • An excellent working environment with flat hierarchies and lots of flexibility
  • Challenging work with a diverse, highly skilled and humorous team
  • Home office possibilities
  • Competitive salary and great benefits e.g. conference & education budget (language courses, soft skill training and mentoring), company pension scheme, employee stock plans, mobile phone for business and personal use.
  • Home office and working in our Motor-Talk office located in Berlin-Friedrichshain are possible depending on schedule
  • A great campus with fitness center (yoga, Pilates, cycling), table soccer, bike rental, coffee-bar, canteen and shuttle-service


We are looking forward to your online application at https://careers.ebayinc.com/join-our-team/start-your-search/find-jobs-by-location/detail/germany

From the moment that you join our team we aspire to make your employment experience an outstanding and engaging one. If you are enthusiastic and thrive in a collaborative and friendly environment then we invite you to apply and send us your cv. For more information, you can contact Radboud Fluttert, Recruiting.  

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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