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Job Description

Do you know programming languages better than Italian? Find out what you can do in Subito’s IT team!

We are looking for a Software Engineer with a strong generalist software engineering background. You should be able to work with different programming languages, design solutions, develop our application architecture and implement new features. Versatility is key to us!

As an Engineer, you will be a technical reference and act as a guide for your teammates to help them do their best work. You will set the standards for your team to follow and propose improvements to processes and practices and tools to make the developer experience at Subito better for everyone.

At Subito you will collaborate with Product Owners, UX designers and Software Engineers to deliver compelling user-facing products. We take a DevOps approach, so you will automatically deploy and monitor your services to identify issues before our customers do. We move fast with a no-blame approach. Deploy with courage, and if you break it then fix it!

Typical Day In Subito


  • Catch up with your team in a stand-up meeting.

  • Share updates with other engineers from across the company.

  • Work on the stories in your sprint.

  • Check the health of your applications. Do you have problems? Don’t panic!

  • Swarm with other engineers to find a solution.

  • Test and deploy.

  • Monitor your changes as they go live.

  • Review the code of your teammates.


Key Responsibilities


  • Own the entire development cycle together with the cross-functional team, from requirements specification over implementation, test automation, quality assurance to deployment and monitoring

  • Contribute to the team's work with clean, maintainable and testable code and participate as well as lead design and code reviews

  • Actively contribute to and shape business, culture and ways of working

  • Participation in on-call rotation 





  • Minimum of 3 years of experience implementing REST API.

  • Deep knowledge in at least two programming or scripting languages: Go, Python, Ruby, Java.

  • Confident with event sourcing and apache Kafka.

  • Confident with RDBMS like PostgreSQL and MySql as well as NoSQL DBs like Redis, Cassandra.

  • Knowledge of TDD and DDD methodologies.

  • Knowledge of common microservice architecture patterns like dynamic service discovery, circuit breaking, bulkhead.

  • Confident in designing the architecture of new services

  • Strong sense of responsibility on all sides of the product, not only at an API level.

  • Knowledge of software version control systems and tools, eg Git

  • Familiarity with docker

  • Fluent in English



  • knowledge of docker and container system in general

  • experience in continuous delivery strategies

  • experience in profiling and debugging performance issues

  • Knowledge of common web development patterns: MVC, ActiveRecord, Dependency Injection and Clean architecture.


What We Offer


  • Full-time employment with flexible working hours and smart working up to 5 days per week

  • Competitive total remuneration

  • Work with OKRs goal setting framework

  • Personal training budget to attend conferences and events

  • Challenging collaboration with global teams

  • International career and growth opportunities

  • Work with cutting-edge technologies and assets

  • Healthcare plan, welfare plan and wellbeing initiatives

  • Ticket restaurant (even if you work remotely)

  • Break with healthy fruits, beverages and coffee (when you work from the office)

  • Relaxing area with ping-pong and foosball, of course…


“Subito is an equal opportunity employer. You are welcome at Subito for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s your story. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. We love creating opportunities for others by connecting buyers and sellers from all over Italy. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs, and sexual orientation – is a source of creativity and enriches us all. Diversity opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively, and diversity helps us adapt to a changing world. So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background”


This announcement is addressed to both sexes, pursuant to laws 903/77 and 125/91, and to persons of all ages and nationalities, in accordance with the legislative decrees 215/03 and 216/03.


Company Description

Subito is the number 1 place for buying and selling in Italy. Founded in Milan in 2007, we have established ourselves as one of the top 10 most-visited online brands in Italy, with 13 million users every month (source: Semrush & E-commerce ranking Casaleggio Associati – Ranking Online sites April 2022).

Our goal has always been to offer the simplest, fastest and safest online buy and sell service in Italy. For this reason, people and professional users choose Subito every day to do great business. We owe the great results obtained to an intuitive and effective platform and a wide and quality offer, with controlled content for greater security. And then, of course, to a tireless team made up of people who work, with passion, for people.

Subito is part of Adevinta, an international company that operates in 11 countries in the online buying and selling market.

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