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Job Description

We’re a world-leading online classifieds business that reaches more than 200 million people each month through our household name brands across 11 countries. We connect buyers with sellers and facilitate transactions, from job offers to real estate, cars, consumer goods and more. Our leading local marketplaces include Leboncoin in France, InfoJobs in Spain, Subito in Italy, Jofogás in Hungary, and Segundamano in Mexico. Our mission is to drive positive sustainable change in the world by helping everyone and everything find a new purpose.

Our brands are supported by global Tech Hubs in Paris and Barcelona. Their goal is to develop common global product 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.


As a member of the Data team, you’ll join our journey to build state of the art data processing solutions for Adevinta, with emphasis on both volume, velocity and privacy. We’re solving exciting problems at scale, from gathering billions of events per week worldwide to ensuring our users’ privacy and data security.

You’ll be part of developing a modern data processing pipeline at scale for a variety of purposes, such as classification, insights and understanding and modelling user behaviour.  


What you’ll do

  • Create: lead the creation of data processing services and exploration tools. The team you’ll join is responsible for the creation of great 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 as to how to best use the data platform tools as well as providing answers to their engineering needs, fostering a mixed development and operations culture
  • Engineer: Design, develop and optimise all sorts of technology solutions

Company Description

  • A degree in Computer Science, related branch or equivalent experience
  • Strong analytical / problem solving skills
  • Experience working with the Cloud (any of AWS, GCP, Azure) and Linux based systems
  • A good understanding of the best practices for developing software (version control, CI/CD, automation, peer-programming, documentation, testing, …)
  • Experience with Agile methodologies
  • Proven ability and experience developing highly structured computer programs  (Scala is a strong preference) and interested in learning more
  • Experience with batch and streaming data processing tools (Spark, Kafka, Kafka Streams, etc.)
  • Experience with “big data” NoSQL databases design and optimisation (S3, Hive, Redshift, etc)
  • The desire to be constantly learning and see the coming challenges as a great opportunity to keep growing

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)
  • 28 days of holidays

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


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.