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eBay

Senior Back End Software Engineer

Senior Scala Developer

Every month Marktplaats handles over 8 million unique visitors and 350.000 new advertisements each day making Marktplaats the largest online trading platform in the Netherlands. Consumer and professional sellers offer a large and varied assortment of used and new products. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by building a world where people share more and waste less. But we want to go even further - we are constantly changing our platform to deliver the experience our customers love. We are a mix of Dutch and Silicon Valley cultures; like both, we are an international team of passionate people who share a common interest in solving problems using software and data. We invite you to join us!

About the business:

Marktplaats, 2dehands and 2ememain are part of eBay and the eBay Classifieds Group (eCG). It combines the energy of a start-up with the resources of one of the leading technology companies in the world. We offer the top 500 advertisers relevant ways to connect and communicate with our 11 million monthly unique users, customized integrations and partnerships. Consumer and professional sellers offer a large and varied assortment of used and new products. But we want to go even further - we are constantly evolving our platform to deliver the experience our customers love. We invite you to join us!

You will work on our high-availability infrastructure, improve customer experience through innovation, impact revenues and advance our team and technologies. In turn, we will work with you to grow your career in Marktplaats

What you can expect from us:

  • A collaborative, informal, international and playful work environment with multi-disciplinary agile/lean teams
  • Managers and teammates who are invested in your growth as a technologist and as a person
  • Work with technologies such as Scala, Java, swift, Node.js, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, CockroachDB and more in a fast-evolving Microservices architecture
  • Possibility to work on all stages of the software development lifecycle: from design to implementation to release and monitoring
  • Continuous Deployment through multiple environments to get rapid feedback about your work
  • Work on one of the most beloved brands in the Netherlands

About the teams:

We seek to continuously improve our teams and product with a data-driven approach to measure the impact we are making. We have teams focusing on different domains of our platform, every one of them with their own dynamics and challenges.

What we expect from you:

The person we are looking for has extensive experience in software development in online or related areas, with at least 6+ years of full-time employment with knowledge of what it means to work with large and/or distributed systems.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to influence a multi-functional team to deliver results;
  • Experience in backend development (Scala and/or Java)
  • Experience in e-Commerce or high traffic/distributed systems
  • A degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Be a key team member in development and design of new products
  • Coaching of less experienced developers (be a mentor helping with skills development)
  • Collaborate with your team mates on architecture decisions and solution design
  • Help to continuously improve development work in all areas (coding, processes, tools, testing, etc.)
  • Responsible for the maintenance and stability of the backend infrastructure
  • Work with international counterparts across the worldwide eBay Classifieds Group

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of another language like js, or Kotlin

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 Markplaats 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: https://jobs.ebayclassifiedsgroup.com/marktplaats

Covid-19

People are the heart of the Markplaats 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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