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Company Description

We’re Adevinta, a global leader in digital marketplaces. Our household name brands, including marktplaats in the Netherlands, Mobile.de in Germany and leboncoin in France, reach hundreds of millions of people every month 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. 

Our brands are supported by global Tech Hubs in Barcelona, Amsterdam, Paris and Berlin. 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.

Job Description

The Data Team is building state of the art data processing pipeline for classification, insights and understanding and modeling user behaviour.  The data we collect from all Adevinta sites around the world is essential to our business - including feeding marketplaces with low-latency (“realtime”) updates, visitor insights analysis and targeted advertising. We are solving exciting problems at scale, gathering up to 900 million events per day while keeping user’s privacy and data security in mind.

What you’ll do: 

  • Create: lead the creation of data processing services and exploration tools that enable the sharing of data (batch/stream) across marketplaces, data discovery (with catalog and lineage systems) and privacy (GDPR data takeout and delete)

  • Protect: improve the reliability and availability of Adevinta systems by gathering hard data, designing systems and creating or adapting code for increased service reliability and performance

  • Improve: identify hidden areas of improvement in any process or system, including changing established rules and procedures

  • Observe: Implement monitoring solutions enabling production systems to be monitored 24/7

  • Share: Share knowledge and provide expert advice to Adevinta engineers on how best to use the data platform tools as well as providing answers to their engineering needs, fostering a mixed development and operations culture

  • Engineer: Install, configure, fine-tune and optimise all sorts of technology solutions


Who you are: 

  • Experience working with the Cloud (AWS, GCP or Azure) and Linux based systems

  • A good understanding of best practices for developing software (version control, CI/CD, automation, peer-programming, documentation, testing, etc.) with Agile methodologies

  • Proven ability and experience developing highly structured computer programmes  (Scala or Kotlin preferably), and interested in learning more

Additional Information

What you’ll get from us

  • Competitive compensation package

  • A unique position in an international and dynamic environment

  • Opportunity to shape the way we work. Your feedback and opinions are valued at all levels of the organisation

  • The chance to be a key player in a growing, highly skilled team

  • Great colleagues and a healthy working environment

  • Benefits including private health insurance, stock purchase plan and bonus

  • Flexibility to work when and how you want - flexible hours, choose your phone and computer

  • Career development, including individual training budget and language classes

  • Flexible benefits programme (transport, restaurants, child-care, etc)

  • Free daily breakfast 

  • 26 days of holiday


Additional Information

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

Flexibility: We believe that work is what you do, not where you do it. So we provide flexible hours and remote working options that give you the autonomy and scope to set your own agenda and working patterns. We empower our teams to decide which key moments they want to spend face to face, instead of mandating a fixed number of office days.

Covid-19: We’re reviewing the situation on a regular basis to ensure that we follow all local government guidelines and put the health of our people first. All interviews are currently taking place virtually. 

 If anything you’ve read above ticks your boxes, then why not apply now to find out more!