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Mobile Team Lead - IOS / Android

Sydney, Australia Gumtree AU
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Gumtree Australia is Australia’s favourite local marketplace connecting buyers and sellers in the local community to buy, sell and find just about everything. There are more than 3 million listings across hundreds of categories and 80,000 new ads are posted every single day.

On average, more than 7 million Australians visit Gumtree each month, and we’re proud to say we’re one of the top shopping apps in Australia.

Facilitating successful and safe local trade is our main priority. Our mission is to empower people and create economic opportunity and to be Australia’s favourite local marketplace for all of life’s needs

The Role:

We are looking for a Mobile Team Lead to join the Gumtree Australia team in Sydney. As Mobile Team Lead your primary role is ensuring that members of your team grow as engineers, do valuable work and have a great time at Gumtree.

What will you be doing?

  • You will develop people in your team through coaching, mentoring, and management support

  • Be an advocate for App development standards (Design, CI, testing, quality, etc.) for both iOS and Android

  • You will grow the technical expertise of your team on performance, scalability and maintainable architecture

  • You will advocate and promote leadership at all levels within the eCG engineering community

  • Closely work with the development teams, product managers, technology leaders and other partners to ensure we deliver innovative solutions for our business OKRs

  • You will also work closely with the recruitment team to hire and onboard new engineers

  • You will work from our office in Sydney and be occasionally willing to travel to other eCG offices

Who you are?

  • You are experienced with leading, coaching, and mentoring teams

  • Experience developing Android or iOS applications, and Flutter experience is a plus

  • ​​Knowledge of interfacing with backend systems through APIs; Knowledge on Java, J2EE, ORM, SQL and NoSQL databases a plus.

  • You have a deep understanding of scalable and modular solutions to handle millions of transactions

  • Experience collaborating with product managers, designers, and other engineering leaders in cross-functional groups

  • You care about developing people as a team leader

  • You preferably have large-scale experience in an Agile development environment

What we offer:

  • A collaborative, informal, international work environment with cross-functional, self-managing team;

  • The opportunity to work on one of the most used and well liked apps in Australia;

  • Ability to join and participate in multiple internal interest groups in Gumtree and across eBay Classifieds Group in trending topics like DevOps, Data engineering, mobile development, and others;

  • Continuous Deployment through multiple environments to get rapid feedback about your work;

  • Be part of a highly interactive Agile team;

  • A focus on Continuous Improvement in everything we do;

  • Silicon Valley amenities, such as MacBook Pros, exciting high spec dev machines and much more!


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. Most employees in Australia have been able to safely return to our offices in the last months.

*eBay Classifieds Group (eCG) is now part of Adevinta, an innovative leader in digital marketplaces spanning 16 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 Gumtree in Australia, 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.

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