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Lead Backend Engineer GoLang

Brand: Marktplaats
  • Full time
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Product & Tech
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Within the Retail Media crew, our Inventory team has a mission to make it seamless for re-commerce sellers to manage and publish large volumes of high quality product inventory to our marketplaces. We take full ownership – from requirements, to deployment and monitoring of the software we develop. You'll work with other Software engineers, supported by a Product Manager. You'll be reporting to the Engineering manager of this team.

What you'll do:

  • Contribute to the team's work with clean, maintainable and testable code, and lead in design and code reviews
  • Oversee the entire development and release cycle from specification to running in production, together with our team
  • Guide the technical roadmap of our team, and the overarching one, together with other Technical leads in the Retail Media crew
  • Mentor other software engineers
  • Participate in on-call rotation
  • Contribute to and shape business, culture and ways of working in a hybrid work environment

Who you are:

  • 7+ years of experience in backend development
  • University degree in a relevant technical field such as computer science
  • Experience with GoLang, or in another programming language with a interest and determination to master GoLang
  • Hands-on experience with distributed, event-driven, microservices and RESTful API architectures
  • Familiar with Kafka and other message broker systems
  • Experience with RDBMS like PostgreSQL, MySql and NoSQL DBs like Redis
  • Proficient in evaluating architectural decisions, making compromises, decisions and implementing them, with a proven track record
  • Experience with public cloud ecosystems (preferably AWS)
  • Experience mentoring backend engineers

Additional information

Life at Adevinta comes with its perks! Our Adevintans enjoy the following benefits:

  • An attractive Base Salary.
  • Participation in our Short Term Incentive plan (annual bonus).
  • An excellent Equity program. This role plays a key part to the success of the organisation and therefore you will receive a piece of Adevinta every 6 months.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program with a match from Adevinta.
  • Work From Anywhere: Enjoy up to 20 days a year of working from anywhere! Maybe not from the moon - well why not! just make sure you have internet connection!
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Program for you and your family, because we care.
  • Win together, lose together is one of our key behaviours. At Adevinta you will find a collaborative environment with an opportunity to explore your potential and grow.


On top of these, we also provide a range of locally relevant benefits. Wanna know more? Apply and ask our recruiters!

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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