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Job Description

Our customers use our platform mostly on their mobile devices creating ~45.000 requests per second on our backend systems at peak times. Our core tech-stack is based on Java/Kotlin/Spring and MySQL/Cassandra/ElasticSearch/Kafka. We seek for a high velocity on rollouts, which implies automation, early integration and continuous process improvement. Right now we are moving towards a decoupled and flexible architecture. Our target infrastructure is built around Docker, OpenStack and Kubernetes.
To support our team we are looking for you as a Senior Backend Engineer (f/m/d).

What you'll do:

  • Build the technology future of online classifieds in a scalable, clean way

  • Improve our applications and APIs to become better each day

  • Ensure code quality and maintainability by improving build and test systems

  • Be an interface between Product Management, Design, Business and Customers

  • Drive your own ideas for code and process improvements and achieve the next level together with the team

  • Be involved in the whole development lifecycle from architecture to QA and deployment

What you'll bring:

  • Passion for clean code and an eye for simplicity and pragmatism

  • Excellent programming skills in Java and the Spring Framework

  • Deep know-how in object-oriented design

  • Get up to speed with new systems and concepts easily

  • Believer in teamwork and a DevOps mindset

  • Experience with Continuous Delivery

  • Know-how in manual testing and test automation (e.g. JUnit, Selenium, REST-assured)

  • Experience with RDBMS and/or NoSQL (e.g. Cassandra, MySQL)

  • Ability to coach others in a field of expertise

  • Ideally experience with search platforms (e.g. ElasticSearch)


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

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. 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 Kleinanzeigen.

Kleinanzeigen is part of Adevinta: a global online classifieds specialist and sustainability leader with 40+ products in 14 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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