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Job Description

We’re Adevinta, a global leader in digital marketplaces that reaches hundreds of millions of people each month through our household name brands across 16 countries. We’re all about matchmaking, and our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities – whether it’s a car, an apartment, a sofa or a new job. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. 

As a global network of loved local brands, including marktplaats in the Netherlands, Mobile.de in Germany and leboncoin in France, our teams are there to make things better, safer and easier for the people who choose to visit and use our marketplaces every month.

Our brands are supported by global Tech Hubs in Paris, Berlin, Barcelona and Amsterdam. Their goal is to develop common global products and innovation platforms which all of our brands can use. This means using cutting edge technology to create highly scalable, customisable and secure products and components that free up development time and leverage our access to global data.

Qualifications

Our team of Enablers is in charge of supporting the global Product and Tech organisation in engaging and collaborating effectively with our marketplaces. Enablers are the contact point between our products and our users and their mission is to understand our marketplace problems and find out how to solve them. See our “Team Introduction” video for more info.

As a Global Platform Engineer Coordinator you will be the glue between our marketplaces and our Internal Platform (a global Platform-as-a-Service called “Common Platform” built on top of Kubernetes). It’s a cross-team role with the main goal to support alignment, improve effectiveness and manage complex initiatives. The Common Platform is growing it’s adoption in Adevinta and today it’s supporting more than 1K deployments a week. Read more in this blog post. 

 

What you’ll do:

  • Develop and maintain a good relationship with our different stakeholders, build trust so we get to understand their needs, challenges and opportunities.

  • Organise workshops, trainings, demos or any other form of “knowledge sharing” activities in order to facilitate the adoption and the understanding of our products.

  • Work closely with the Product and UX functions in identifying user needs and supporting them in increasing the adoption of our products.

  • Identify, bootstrap and execute projects to collaborate with our users (or other platform teams in Adevinta), owning and managing them until completion while keeping stakeholders informed.

Company Description

Who you are:

  • Prior knowledge of working on software delivery projects: you have architected, built, designed or managed one.

  • Hands-on experience with programming languages such Java, Scala, Python, etc. and Cloud-based microservices. AWS knowledge is a huge plus.

  • Previous experience managing complex technical projects, being pragmatic on the problem solving and showing solid communication skills

  • Preferably, experience in large matrix organisations with many stakeholders and global products with geographically distributed teams.

 

Additional Information

What you’ll get from us

  • Play a critical part in defining the marketplace products of tomorrow.

  • A competitive salary plus benefits package.

  • Working together with a diverse, international, and highly qualified team at Adevinta.

  • Friendly company culture where we encourage ourselves and others to try new things, learn and succeed.

  • Regular learning and training opportunities.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. 

With over 250 million monthly active users under our belt, global teams and local expertise, we've got a winning combination, so why not take the first step and apply now!

 

Additional Information

Adevinta is an equal opportunity employer and values 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 anything you’ve read above ticks your boxes, then why not apply now to find out more!

 

Covid-19 

The health of our employees is very important to us. Due to Covid-19 all of our employees currently have the option to work from home full-time or, depending on the local situation and government regulations, they may go into the office following all safety protocols. This means that our interviews are currently taking place virtually. We are reviewing the situation on a regular basis and want to ensure that we follow all governmental guidelines and put the health of our people first. 

 

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