Back-end Software Engineer (Java)

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  • Full-time
  • map markerAmsterdam, NL
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  • routeSenior
  • routeRequired language: English
  • Back-end Developer
  • tagMust Have: JavaOther Required: LINUXNice to Have: Python, Scala

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About the team:

eBay Classifieds Group (ECG) is shaping the future of local commerce by bringing people together through an enriched online experience that allows them to work closely with 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 eBay Classifieds Group already has a presence and in prospective markets.

Senior Back-end Software Engineer:

You will be an essential team member in development and design of new projects and will help to continuously improve development work in all areas (coding, processes, tools, testing etc). You will:

  • Think with your colleagues about architecture decisions and help work them out
  • Be a technical sparring partner for the organization to help the business create efficient and effective requirements
  • Empower your team to be better at their work
  • Mentor more junior developers (guide them through architecture and procedures, be a mentor helping with skills development)
  • Work with international counterparts across the worldwide ECG

The person we are looking for has extensive experience in on-line or related areas, with 6+ years of full-time employment. We expect the right person to be a guide in software engineering and have good knowledge of what it means to work with large and/or distributed systems. We also believe that well-rounded developer, one needs experience with more than just one programming language.

What you can expect from us:

  • A collaborative, informal, international and playful work environment with self-organized, multi-disciplinary agile/lean teams
  • Managers and teammates who are invested in your growth as a technologist and as a person
  • Work with cool modern technologies such as Scala, Java, Kotlin, Node.js, Apache Kafka, Elasticsearch, Cassandra and more in a fast-evolving Microservices architecture

Main requirements

  • 6+ years of experience
  • Java development experience
  • Some exposure to mobile application development (iOS/Android/HTML5)
  • Unix / Linux
  • Test driven development
  • Agile methodologies
  • Affinity for e-Commerce
  • Preferably a degree in Computer Sciences or comparable topic

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of alternative languages like Python
  • Scala
  • Processing big data


Dynamic, international teams with very skilled personalities, a real passion for e-commerce, professionalism and a good sense of humor.

Silicon Valley amenities, such as iPhones and MacBook Pros, crazy high spec dev machines and very nice office facilities.

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 in Marktplaats and across ECG in trending topics like Machine Learning, AI, DevOps, BigData, mobile development, and others.

Continuous Deployment through multiple environments to get rapid feedback about your work.

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