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Staff Data Engineer, Ad Growth and Monetization

Amsterdam, Netherlands eBay Classifieds Group
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eBay Classifieds Group (eCG) is now part of Adevinta, an innovative leader in digital marketplaces spanning 17 countries. We’re all about matchmaking, and our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less.

As a global network of loved local brands, including Marktplaats in the Netherlands, mobile.de in Germany and leboncoin in France, our team of over 6,000 employees are there to make things better, safer and easier for the people who choose to visit and use our marketplaces every month. And we do that by being experts in our field, basing improvements on data and bringing together our network of talented teams.

About the team

The eCG central data product teams innovate and build products ranging from personalized, complementary and similar listings recommendation systems, to search ranking models, to user profiling and segmentation services, to performance statistics engines, to AdTech and others to offer our end users and partners to create perfect matches on our marketplaces. The marketplaces in the eCG portfolio fuel the central data platform with rich behavioral, content and user data on which we rely to build global services. 

The Ad Growth and Monetization team is one of these teams with a mission to enable our marketplaces across the globe to sustainably grow and monetize the Classifieds ecosystem by creating value for sellers and advertisers.

We are on the lookout for top-notch software engineers to join our team and make a global impact in an exciting and dynamic environment. Come and join us!

About the role

As an engineer in the Ad Growth and Monetization team you will build and run production-grade data and machine learning pipelines and products at scale in an agile setup. You will work closely with our data scientists, engineers, architects and product managers to create the technology that generates and transforms data into applications, insights and experiences for our users.

As Staff Software Engineer, you are expected to:

  • Design, productionize and own end-to-end solutions that solve our customer's problems.
  • Define, plan and execute on large scale strategic projects. 
  • Communicate and align with peers and cross functional stakeholders.
  • Drive for technical excellence and pick the right balance between quality and speed of delivery.
  • Consistently steer the target architecture by identifying areas of critical need based on future growth.
  • Be the go-to expert inside the org and influencer inside the team in several technologies and technical areas.
  • Actively participate in department-wide cross-functional tech initiatives.
  • Coach and mentor less experienced engineers for growth and success.

Who are you

We are looking for someone who is passionate about data. You have a strong focus on execution, delivery and customer impact and craft code that is understandable, simple and clean. You are a manager of one and a sharp communicator who can explain complex problems in clear and concise language. You have a growth-oriented mindset and a desire to teach, improve, and otherwise force multiply the strengths of the engineers that surround you. You are a fast learner and thrive on learning new technologies and don't believe in one-size-fits-all solutions. You are a great teammate and believe that you can achieve more on a team - that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

  • You have experience designing and productionizing large-scale distributed systems built around machine-learned models and big data. Experience with ML Ops and associated best practices.
  • You have strong expertise in Java and/or Scala programming languages. Python experience is a plus.
  • You have experience with batch and streaming technologies: e.g Apache Flink, Apache Spark, Apache Beam, Google DataFlow.
  • You have expertise with distributed data stores (Casandra, Google BigTable, Redis, ClickHouse, Elasticsearch) and messaging systems (Kafka, Google PubSub) at scale.
  • You have experience with Linux, Docker, private and/or public cloud (OpenStack, GCP, AWS, Azure).
  • You have experience working in a lead/senior role.
  • 8+ years of relevant industry experience with at least 3+ years of data and machine learning related work or research
  • BS or MS in CS or a related technical field

What we offer

  • Meaningful work with diverse, international, highly skilled and passionate product and tech teams across geographies which give you the chance to make a difference in our customers’ lives at a global scale.
  • International career opportunities throughout Adevinta.
  • Competitive compensation, conference & education budget. We value your personal and professional development.
  • A healthy work-life balance, i.e. part-time work, additional paid parental leave time, flexible working hours including working from home options.
  • A great atmosphere, open-minded company culture with several social team activities (online and offline).


Benefits

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, Adevinta offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs.

Covid-19


People are the heart of Adevinta, 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.

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