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Job Description

What you’ll do

  • Enable transparent, data-driven architectural decision-making by leading the automated collection and publication of insights.

  • Curate trustworthy key technology metrics across vast, heterogeneous architectures behind the Adevinta brands.

  • Work in a global team next to Principal Architects, yet feel comfortable and natural to spend time at the different levels of the organisation, focusing where the need for insights is at the moment.

  • Act as a trusted advisor for technical assessments of specific technology vendors and in the mergers and acquisitions context.

The role is open with location Paris, Amsterdam, Barcelona and Berlin depending on the location of the new hire.

Who you are

  • As an experienced (10+ years) Software Engineer with a broad outlook, you deeply understand a range of technologies, programming languages, paradigms, and software development methodologies. You have a strong foundation in system design, distributed systems, database technologies, cloud computing, security, and scalability. With our platforms becoming increasingly centred around native mobile apps, knowledge of the iOS and Android landscape is a must.

  • As a Software Architect, you are skilled and knowledgeable in design and modelling frameworks, trade-off analysis, elicitation techniques, and technology trends. In this area, you aspire to be well-rounded and, as such, act as a consultant and an advisor, understand the business and its strategy, and link them with the technology. 

  • As a Systems Thinker, you are able to observe events and data flowing throughout the organisation. Based on those observations, you notice patterns and surface connections, identifying potential risks and creating insights for measurable improvements in our technology landscape.

  • As a Storyteller, you combine your expertise, skills, and insights into consistent and authentic stories. Your communication skills enable you to sense your target audience and how to engage with it.

You need to be a current EU resident with a valid residence and work permit to work in the EU countries.


  • Competitive compensation package
  • 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.
  • 'Work from anywhere' weeks - up to four weeks working from anywhere, as long as you have an internet connection!
  • Career development, including language classes and Adevinta Academies: specialised content built by our experts on Machine Learning, Agile, Leadership and more
  • 26 days of holidays, Commuter allowance, Subsidised gym membership + monthly massage, Life insurance, retirement plan and generous family leave

Company Description

Marktplaats in The Netherlands, and 2dehands and 2ememain in Belgium, are part of Adevinta: a global online classifieds specialist. The three brands are hosted on a multi-tenant platform, operated from our Amsterdam location, and are the top players in the classifieds space throughout the Benelux region.

We offer consumers the opportunity to trade their unwanted products and contribute to a greener, circular economy. We offer businesses - of all sizes, from the smallest hobbyist to the biggest brands in Benelux - a platform to showcase their goods and services online to over 11 million monthly unique users.

Adevinta is recognised as a sustainability leader and is one of only six companies listed in the Media & Entertainment industry group on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Europe.

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.

If you feel like you don’t meet all of the requirements for this role but are interested, please consider applying anyway. Research suggests that women and individuals from underrepresented groups may self-select out of opportunities if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements. We strongly encourage people from historically excluded groups to apply and look forward to speaking with you.


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