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Backend and GCP Engineer (m/f/d)

Dreilinden, Germany
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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?

eBay Classifieds Motors Vertical (MoVe) team operates worldwide from our offices in and around Berlin. As part of the product development team in Dreilinden* (between Berlin and Potsdam), you will have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge technology and have an impact across all our markets by providing innovative capabilities for all of our apps and sites.

Our mission as Platform team is to foster technical excellence and provide shared services, tooling and infrastructure across the Motors Vertical organisation to enable efficient and scalable product delivery.

Our core tech-stack is based on Java/SpringBoot and MongoDB/ElasticSearch/Kafka. Our infrastructure is built around Docker, GCP and Kubernetes.

Your Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Develop features that are used across our platform

  • Craft the infrastructure based on the Google Kubernetes Engine and other Google Cloud services around it

  • Collaborating with product teams to analyze services, identify improvement areas for public cloud adoption and help to implement them

  • Contributing to the codebase that defines our infrastructure components for production and development environments

  • Coaching and mentoring product development teams about running their workloads on Kubernetes and using other public cloud capabilities

  • Exploring different technologies for our team to adopt and to share with other teams across the eBay Classifieds Group

Your profile:

  • Hands on programming experience in JVM languages, Node.js or Go

  • General knowledge of relational and non-relational databases such as MySQL, MongoDB, Elasticsearch.

  • Advanced understanding of operation of distributed services and API’s.

  • Proven understanding of CI/CD pipelines.

  • Practical experience in designing and implementing solutions based on Google Cloud Platform

  • General understanding of UNIX/Linux systems, networking, troubleshooting skills.

  • Effective oral and written English communication skills.

  • High aspiration for quality balanced with a good sense of pragmatism.

  • Independent and quick adoption of new technologies and concepts.

  • Applied understanding of service meshes, e.g. Istio. Experience in productionco

  • Knowledge and experience in deploying and operating services such as Kafka.

  • Knowledge about Infrastructure as Code tools, such as Terraform

What we offer:

  • Meaningful work with diverse, international, highly skilled and passionate teams which give you the chance to make a difference in our customers’ lives.

  • International career opportunities throughout eCG.

  • Competitive compensation, conference & education budget. We value your personal and professional development.

  • A healthy work-life balance, i.e. part-time work, an 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)

We love building 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 every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, no matter who you are, you feel is a place where you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about us click here:


People are the heart of the 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  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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