Senior Front End Software Engineer
eBay Classifieds Group (eCG) is an innovative leader in online classifieds with brands that span the globe. Our sites help people find whatever they're looking for in their local communities – whether it's a job, an apartment, a sofa, a car, a concert ticket, financial services or new friends. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. People who want to connect and trade visit our sites because they're fun, easy to use and built on trust.
About the business:
Marktplaats, 2dehands and 2ememain are part of eBay and the eBay Classifieds Group (eCG). It combines the energy of a start-up with the resources of one of the leading technology companies in the world. We offer the top 500 advertisers relevant ways to connect and communicate with our 11 million monthly unique users, customized integrations and partnerships. Consumer and professional sellers offer a large and varied assortment of used and new products. But we want to go even further - we are constantly changing our platform to deliver the experience our customers love. We invite you to join us!
You will work on our high-availability infrastructure, improve customer experience through innovation, impact revenues and advance our team and technologies. In turn, we will work with you to grow your career in Marktplaats.
What you can expect from us:
A collaborative, informal, international and playful work environment with multi-disciplinary agile/lean teams
Managers and teammates who are invested in your growth as a technologist and as a person
Work with technologies such as Scala, Java, swift, Node.js, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, Cockroachdb and more in a fast-evolving Microservices architecture
Possibility to work on all stages of the software development lifecycle: from design to implementation to release and monitoring
Continuous Deployment through multiple environments to get rapid feedback about your work
Work on one of the most beloved brands in the Netherlands
About the teams: We aim to continuously improve our teams and product with a data-driven approach to measure the impact we are making. We have teams focusing on different domains of our platform, every one of them with their own dynamics and challenges.
What we expect from you:
The person we are looking for has extensive experience in software development in online or related areas, with at least 6+ years of full-time employment with knowledge of what it means to work with large and/or distributed systems.
Furthermore, we need someone who lives and breathes Agile development, can focus on delivering, and wants to take a leading role in improving how we work.
Good verbal and written communication skills
Strong collaboration skills and ability to influence a cross-functional team to deliver results
Find and help fix stability, scalability, performance issues, cross-browser compatibility, Web standards, and interoperability
Own major projects and features from design phase to coding, testing, delivery
Have a solid grasp and experience with MVC and OO design
Competent using source control systems (Git)
Self-motivated and have the ability to get things done
Ability to come up with innovative solutions to problems, while also thoroughly considering edge cases and avoiding pitfalls
Your responsibilities will include:
Be a key team member in development and design of new projects
Coaching of junior and medior developers (guide them through architecture and procedures, be a mentor helping with skills development)
Think with your colleagues about architecture decisions and help work them out
Help to continuously improve development work in all areas (coding, processes, tools, testing, etc.)
Be a technical sparring partner for the organisation to help the business create efficient and effective requirements
Work with international counterparts across the worldwide eBay Classifieds Group
From the moment that you join our team we aspire to make your employment experience an outstanding and engaging one. If you are enthusiastic and thrive in a collaborative and friendly environment, just apply!
Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs.
We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel Marktplaats is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about our Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/
People are the heart of the eBay Classifieds business, and their health and well-being are our first priority.
We continue to monitor local government guidance and partner closely with medical advisors to determine the safest and best next steps for everyone. As a result, most teams are working remotely, with a few teams able to collaborate in person with enhanced safety procedures. We will discuss the particular case for your region during the interview process. As a general rule, interviews will be completed remotely over video calls.
eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at email@example.com. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.