Back End Engineer

London, United Kingdom Requisition Number R0029830 Subsidiary Gumtree

As part of an international team of engineers at eBay Classifieds Group, you’ll experience the immense satisfaction of working in a fun and diverse company while delivering improvements & solving scaling challenges that impact millions of unique customers globally.

Situated by the beautiful riverside, in the centre, close to Richmond park and a short stroll from the station. Easily accessible by either train or district line, you’ll be enriching a department of over ninety engineers, delivering value to millions, while having fun and enjoying access to free cans of your favourite drinks throughout the day.

What you can expect from us:

  • A collaborative, informal, international and playful work environment with self-organised, multi-disciplinary Agile teams
  • Managers and teammates who are invested in your growth as a engineer and as a person
  • Working with modern technologies such as Java 8, Scala, Elasticsearch, NodeJS
  • Access to tools and resources to be the best at your job (MacBook Pro, IDE of your choice, free drinks machine and a variety of other beverages, free breakfast and fruit throughout the day)
  • Loads of other perks

As a backend engineer you’ll be relied on to independently develop and deliver high-quality features and finish tasks to a high standard. You’ll be part of an Agile team, together with QA, UX and front-end engineers, focussing on extending and improving our high traffic platform, assisting in code reviews, hiring, maintaining and advocating strong development standards.

We’re looking for:

  • Experience in Java development
  • Experience in Scala or NodeJS is desirable
  • Extensive experience in web development, delivering high performing, clean code
  • Comfortable providing and receiving constructive criticism, particularly while participating in code reviews
  • Familiar working in Agile teams and delivering software using Agile methodologies.
  • Be a technical sparring partner for the organisation to help the business create efficient and effective requirements 

Benefits:

  • Flexible working patterns and occasional work-from-home supported.
  • Full medical, dental and vision healthcare cover.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Life and disability insurance.
  • Parental leave policy and Cyclescheme available.
  • Networking, learning and global travel opportunities across eBay Classifieds Group.
  • Regular Tech Talks, Hackathons and workshops.
  • Phenomenal working environment with height-adjustable desks and Aeron chairs.
  • Free breakfast, fruit, snacks, soft drinks, coffee and tea.
  • Free on-site massages, yoga, pilates and fitness bootcamps.

We offer an exciting and meaningful role where you will have a phenomenal opportunity to influence your everyday life and work, and where you are part of an international company with colleagues all over the world.
Diversity and inclusion at eBay goes well beyond a moral necessity – it’s the foundation of our business model and absolutely critical to our ability to thrive in an increasingly competitive global landscape. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/our-company/diversity-inclusion/.

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