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Job Description

For a new team within our transactional business unit, we are looking for a Technical Lead (d/f/m). With our huge number of users, eBay Kleinanzeigen is the perfect place to trade goods and services. You will be part of a motivated cross-functional team including members from the areas of Product, Customer Service, Marketing, Analytics and Engineering. This is your opportunity to have an impact by defining the first time experience of our users buying or selling with our new transactional features.

Your role

  • Drive technical decision-making for the team, keep the architectural overview, and develop the tech strategy in support of the product roadmap

  • Find the right balance between quality and speed of delivery, manage technical debt and collaborate with the Product Lead about priorities for the delivery roadmap

  • Mentor team members, prevent silos and foster a culture of learning in and around your team


  • 5+ years of professional experience with Java, Spring Boot, RESTful APIs, building systems that scale

  • Excellent knowledge of SQL and NoSQL databases (we currently use MySQL, Apache Kafka, Cassandra and Elasticsearch)

  • Experience with AWS is a plus

  • Previous lead development in cross-functional agile teams and knowledge that responsibility does not end with deployment

  • Passion for clean code

  • Growth mindset with an ambition to get up to speed with new systems and concepts quickly

  • Fluent English

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
  • ‘Work from anywhere’ weeks - up to four weeks working from anywhere, including from another country, as long as you have an internet connection!
  • Additional three months fully-paid parental leave time
  • 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

eBay Kleinanzeigen is the most-visited general classifieds site in Germany and growing at speed. Currently, we have more than 45 million live ads and 35 million unique visitors per month – with the majority on mobile devices. eBay Kleinanzeigen helps people find whatever they’re looking for and every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less.

Customer centricity and passion for our products is what helps us to develop our platform. Our agile environment, weekly usability tests, prototyping and multi-functional teams make our product better every single day. If you’re passionate about joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to building an ambitious and diverse work environment, join eBay Kleinanzeigen.

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