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Senior Backend Engineer (d/f/m)

Berlin, Germany eBay Classifieds Group
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Looking for a company where you can have an impact? A company where you can have the best of two worlds – an ambitious work environment and an inclusive culture?

Founded in 1996, 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 became more than just a platform. Being 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.

And there is still so much more opportunity for to innovate, solve customer needs and grow. As part of Adevinta, the largest online classifieds specialist in Europe, we have access to global networks of knowledge, innovative technology and a global platform to promote sustainable consumption and the circular economy. The company’s Motors Vertical (MoVe) will soon be joining forces with, combining experiences, talent and expertise. 

To keep advancing at a high pace and focusing on our customer obsession, we are continuing hiring talented people with curiosity, drive, and passion for mobility.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for one of the most exciting product development organizations in Germany! We are seeking a professional individual to join one of our cross-functional teams in Berlin-Friedrichshain as a Senior Backend Engineer.

Your role:

  • Contribute to the team's work with high-quality, well-tested, and scalable code.
  • Work in an agile development and continuous delivery environment.
  • Collaborate with technical and non technical team members with diverse abilities.
  • Ensure code quality and maintainability by evolving architecture and tech stack; performing code reviews and improving build and test systems.

Your profile:

  • Prior experience as a Senior backend engineer.
  • Proven knowledge of Java/Kotlin, Spring Boot framework, and (non-relational) databases (bonus: web technologies like React.js, Node.js).
  • Elasticsearch knowledge is a huge plus.
  • Understanding of design, implementation, and operation of distributed microservices and APIs.
  • Understanding of messaging queues (e.g. Kafka or PubSub).
  • Passion for agile software development, product discovery, and continuous improvements, to have a meaningful impact and make the team successful.
  • As a great teammate, you bring in your own opinions and have the ability to listen to others.
  • You tackle problems in a thoughtful and creative, yet simple way. With or without technology.
  • Focus on quality assurance in order to create the best experience for the end-user.

What We Offer:

  • Meaningful Work: We are a diverse, international, highly skilled and passionate team committed to a world where people share more and waste less. Every day you will have the opportunity to make a huge difference for our users, customers as well as shape the future.
  • Flexibility: We believe that work is what you do, not where you do it. So we provide mobile work and flexible hours that gives you the autonomy, and scope to set your own working patterns and agendas. We empower our teams and people to decide which key moments they want to spend face to face, instead of fixing a number of office days.
  • Work-Life Balance: Our people really do come first and we have lots of options for greater work-life balance including part-time work, and additional three months fully-paid parental leave time.
  • Growth and Development: We are a global organisation who truly believes in growing our people. To support this we offer lots of development and training opportunities and provide a budget for our team members.
  • Competitive Compensation: We know that our people are the key to our success and our compensation packages reflect this.
  • Connection and Inclusion: Our culture is the glue that holds us together. We believe in making meaningful connections and creating an inclusive atmosphere with lots of opportunities to connect both in your day to day work and through social team activities (online and offline).


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.


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. 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 Classifieds Group (eCG) is now part of Adevinta, a recognised sustainability leader and expert in digital marketplaces. Our global network of loved local brands, including eBay Kleinanzeigen in Germany, Marktplaats in The Netherlands, and leboncoin in France, help people find whatever they’re looking for in their communities. As a key player in the circular economy, our purpose is to make a positive change in the world. Every connection made or item found on our trusted marketplaces makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less.



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