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Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of our Consumer Teams at mobile.de which owns consumer facing features and focuses on enhancing the overall consumer experience. This agile and cross-functional team is equipped with software developers, UX specialists, product owners, analysts and business developers so that it can holistically own and grow their user journey and develop a product that serves our users’ needs excellently. We are looking for a skilled Backend developer to join us as an enabler; someone who can solve complex engineering problems with a strong user focus and loves to work with passionate and engaged people in one of the world’s leading automotive platforms. Are you this person?

What you’ll do

  • Build a phenomenal product for our users in a pragmatic, agile, iterative, test-and-learn driven and scalable way

  • Develop and maintain backend solutions for consumer-facing applications

  • Holistically own the entire development and release cycle from specification to running in production together with your cross-functional team

  • Write meaningful unit- and snapshot tests, using a TDD approach whenever possible

  • Be an active and engaged partner for product, UX, business and your peers.

  • Ensure the quality of your product because you understand that quality is the responsibility of the entire team

  • Dedicate up to 30% of working time to maintain the code quality and contribute to initiatives related to application improvements and best practices

  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends. Learn new tech and non-tech related skills to grow yourself and your team

  • Participate in design decisions and code reviews

  • Be a mentor for other team members and help to grow a highly skilled and engaged team

Who you are

  • Several years of experience with Java/Spring Boot based backend technologies

  • You have implemented and consumed restful (micro-) services

  • You have experience with relational, non-relational and object databases like mysql and mongodb

  • You know how messaging systems (e.g. kafka) work and have used them successfully

  • You have knowledge about supporting build and deploy technologies (e.g. maven/gradle, docker)

  • Experience with cloud infrastructure (AWS preferred)

  • Experience mentoring backend engineers

  • Agile development methodologies and continuous improvement of your team are your preferred way of working

  • Experience with Node.js, dropwizard.io would be a plus



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).
  • 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

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.

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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