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Google Cloud Platform Engineer - FTC

eBay Classifieds Group (eCG) is an innovative leader in online classifieds with ten brands that span the globe. Our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities – whether it’s a job, an apartment, a sofa, a car, a concert ticket, financial services or new friends. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. People who want to connect and trade visit our sites because they’re fun, easy to use and built on trust.

Classifieds is shaping the future of local commerce by bringing people together through an enriched online experience that allows them to reach out to the community around them. We are comprised of more than 1,000 people who are passionate for local trade and maintaining the customer-centric nature of the Group, while exploring growth opportunities in both the countries where eCG already has a presence and in prospective markets., part of eCG, produces websites and other digital products for independent car dealers and small groups. The products are strategically important to the commercial offering of, providing dealers with quality products at market leading prices.

We are currently recruiting for a six month fixed term (with a possibility of extension) Google Cloud Platform (GCP) engineer to join our team in Abingdon. Working in the Database Development team, the role is focused primarily with helping to setting up of our new Data Warehouse, moving from MS SQL stack to GCP. Join us!

Role Expectations
  • Be required to build and deliver Data solutions using GCP products and offerings

  • Operating in an effective team, working in a one-week sprint cycle, and delivering to timeframes defined as a group.

  • Work with Agile and DevOps techniques and implementation approaches in the delivery

  • Bring your experience and ideas to innovative engineering, design and strategy

  • Mentor and upskill fellow group members

Technical Skills
  • Hands on experience working with Google Data Products (eg. BigQuery, Dataflow, Dataproc, Looker, Cloud Data Fusion, Dataprep etc)

  • Some experience architecting data solutions on GCP (eg. Big Data Projects, AI, Data Migrations, BI etc.)

  • Some experience in Spark (Scala/Python/Java) and/or Kafka.

You will have:
  • A friendly and empathic manner, ability to facilitate working as part of a highly effective team.

  • The ability to disseminate and understand requirements, and request detail and clarification where necessary.

  • The ability to communicate complex issues optimally and clearly with teammates and non-technical partners.

What we offer:
  • Meaningful work with diverse, international, highly skilled and passionate teams which give you the chance to make a difference in our customers’ lives.

  • International career opportunities throughout eCG.

  • Competitive compensation, conference & education budget. We value your personal and professional development.

  • A healthy work-life balance, i.e. part-time work, an additional paid parental leave time, flexible working hours including working from home options.

  • A great atmosphere, open-minded company culture with several social team activities (online and offline).

We love building opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, no matter who you are, you feel eBay Classifieds Group is a place where you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about us click here:


People are the heart of eBay Classifieds Group and their health and well-being are our first priority.

We continue to monitor local government guidance and partner closely with medical advisors to determine the safest and best next steps for everyone. As a result, most teams are working remotely, with a few teams able to collaborate in person with enhanced safety procedures. We will discuss the particular case for your region during the interview process. As a general rule, interviews will be completed remotely over video calls.

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

For more information see: EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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