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Job Description

Adevinta is a global digital player and the biggest marketplace specialist in Europe. We enable people around the world to buy and sell items on 30+ online marketplaces, connecting 250 million monthly users and helping local economies to grow sustainably.

With leading generalist marketplaces across Europe, exciting growth companies in Latin America and Eastern Europe, plus Tech Hubs in Barcelona and Paris, our teams balance local insights with global knowledge and scale to develop innovative digital products and services.

Adevinta’s Central Product & Tech teams lead development of components, services and technology used by Adevinta's marketplaces around the world. Currently we employ more than 250 talented specialists within the areas of software engineering, product management, UX and big data. 4,700 employees. Given the reach of our marketplaces, our components must provide massive scale, high availability and perfect user experiences. We achieve this with an Agile approach where we leverage freedom of technology, experimentation, user research and a fail-fast mindset.


When engineering at this kind of scale and complexity, it is crucial that we can optimise and provide oversight of our use of the cloud. And we have a team called Cloud Governance whose mission is just that. They are a team of skilled and versatile engineers who consult and build tools for visualisation, observability, reporting, automation and governance for cloud use. Our global engineering community of over 1000 developers can use the tools, empowering them to make effective data-driven decisions around cost savings and smart provisioning of the cloud.

  • Help define our operational strategy with AWS and Google Cloud.
  • Listen to the needs of the Adevinta engineering community and build self-service solutions that scale, evolve and solve real and bottom-line challenges around our use of AWS and GC. 
  • Undertake forensic analysis and troubleshooting of our tools and services when things go wrong.
  • Help develop the best possible continuous delivery pipelines supporting features like automated promotion to production, automated canary releasing or blue-green deployments.
  • Implement monitoring and logging solutions that enable the production systems to be monitored 24/7.
  • Liaise with procurement and cloud providers to purchase and license technology.

Company Description

  • Extensive experience with Google Cloud
  • A BSc (or equivalent) degree in computer science
  • Happy to work primarily with Python 
  • Strong analytical / problem solving skills
  • Strong UNIX background
  • The ability to write scripts to diagnose problems (Perl, Python or similar)
  • Proven ability and experience developing computer programs (Golang, Java, Python, Ruby or similar)
  • Experience in building systems that scale
  • Experience with modern deployment tools like Jenkins, Git, Puppet, Chef

What we have to offer

  • A fantastic role building global, highly-visible, data-informed tools and products that are used daily by our 1000+ engineering community 
  • The chance to be part of self-organising teams that build and run their software with full ownership and collectively make architecture design decisions
  • A "Y shaped" career path that can play to your strengths. If you see yourself as a manager or staying as a technical specialist there is always a route to progress in Adevinta
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Great colleagues and an international working environment

Additional Information

Adevinta is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. If any of the above ticks your boxes, then why not Apply Now to find out more