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Job Description

We are seeking a professional individual to join the Communication team as a (Senior) Backend Engineer (d/f/m).
The Communication Team is a diverse and passionate group composed of backend, frontend and native app engineers along with a Product manager, UI/UX Designer and Engineering manager. The Communication Team at mobile.de enables our buyers and private sellers/dealers to have a meaningful conversation, thereby bringing them closer to a transaction.

Your role:

  • Build phenomenal products for our users in a pragmatic, agile, iterative, test-and-learn driven and scalable way
  • Maintain and improve existing applications
  • Write high quality, clean, maintainable and testable code
  • Ensure code quality and maintainability by evolving architecture and tech stack, code reviews, refactoring, standards and improving build and test systems
  • Collaborate closely with Back-end, iOS, Android, Front-end and Product, UI/UX functions
  • Be an active partner for product management, UX and business, by providing the technical solutions for business challenges
  • Learn new tech- and non-tech related skills to grow yourself and your team


  • 3+ years of experience in Java development and Spring Framework, with strong motivation to learn Scala (previous experience with Scala is a plus)
  • Good knowledge of object oriented programming, software design and design patterns
  • Proficient with client/server architectures using HTTP, REST and JSON
  • Previous experience with SQL and NoSQL databases (especially MySQL, BigQuery and MongoDB)
  • Passion for agile (Kanban/Scrum) software development, product discovery, and continuous deployment
  • Willing to learn new technologies and to collaborate with cross functions (Native apps, Frontend, UI/UX, etc)
  • Effective oral and written English communication skills
  • Experience and knowledge of the following technologies and tools are a plus: Apache Kafka, Grafana/Kibana, Google Cloud Platform, Elasticsearch, Jenkins, Docker, Airflow

Additional Information

  • Opportunity to shape the way we work. Your feedback and opinions are valued at all levels of the organisation
  • Benefits including stock purchase plan and annual bonus plans
  • Flexibility to work when and how you want - flexible hours, autonomy to set your own agenda, choice of phone and computer
  • Smart Working Policy - work remotely some of the time, balanced with time in the office together with your team - between 5 and 45 days per quarter in the office depending on each team. (Please clarify this for your team during your first interviews!). 
  • ‘Work from anywhere’ weeks - up to four weeks working from anywhere, including from another country, as long as you have an internet connection!
  • Career development, including individual training budget and language classes
  • 28 days of holidays

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. 

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.

Company Description

Founded in 1996, mobile.de disrupted the status quo of buying and selling cars with the first online vehicle marketplace, driven by the idea to create something new. As a driver of change for growth and innovation, we became more than just a platform. We are an ecosystem of skilled and entrepreneurially minded people, a community to unite sellers and buyers. As the No 1 marketplace in Germany we closely cooperate with a powerful network of around 42,000 dealers and connect them with almost 17 million unique users per month. 

Mobile.de is part of Adevinta: a global online classifieds specialist and sustainability leader with 40+ products in 15 countries.