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Job Description

We are looking for a professional individual to join our highly motivated Platform team as an experienced Senior Java Developer / Engineer (d/f/m)

With focus on improving efficiency and effectiveness of the overall tech organisation the Platform team is responsible for a variety of tasks, enabling the implementation of scalable, stable and secure services, and customer facing applications. In the Platform team we believe in continuous improvement, automation, and the creation of opportunities through innovation. We adopt and promote innovative architectural solutions and are eager to try out new technologies - both as part of our daily work, through slack time, hackathons, and innovation initiatives.

What you will do:

  • You will develop solutions for the lifecycle automation of (micro-)services composing the eBay Kleinanzeigen ecosystem
  • You will also develop, release and monitor jobs, automated processes and services forming the base of our application stack
  • You will cooperate with other Engineers and SRE specialists to develop the future of eBay Kleinanzeigen
  • You will support the design and implementation of scaling applications, which handle thousands of requests per second
  • You will practice rapid code iteration and testing in an agile environment
  • You drive your own ideas for code and process improvements


  • You are passionate for writing clean code and you have an eye for simplicity and pragmatism. Also, you are getting up to speed with new systems and concepts easily
  • You are an expert in Java / Kotlin programming, using Spring Framework combined with your good know-how in object-oriented design. On top, you are willing to impress us within our little Coding Challenge!
  • You have already worked with Kafka, either on-premise or in public cloud and you gained experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • That's you - embracing collaboration and the DevOps mindset: you build it, you run it!
  • You truly believe in cross-functional collaboration
  • You are fluent in English (verbal/written), German is a plus
  • Ideally, you know us, you like us and you want to join our exciting journey

Additional Information

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Opportunity to shape the way we work. Your feedback and opinions are valued at all levels of the organisation

  • Benefits including stock purchase plan and annual bonus plans

  • Flexibility to work when and how you want - flexible hours, autonomy to set your own agenda, choice of phone and computer

  • Smart Working Policy - work remotely some of the time, balanced with time in the office together with your team - between 5 and 45 days per quarter in the office depending on each team. 

  • ‘Work from anywhere’ weeks - up to four weeks working from anywhere, as long as you have an internet connection!

  • Career development, including language classes and Adevinta Academies: specialised content built by our experts on Machine Learning, Agile, Leadership and more

  • 28 days of holidays 

  • Commuter allowance

  • Life insurance, retirement plan and generous family leave

Adevinta is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

Company Description

eBay Kleinanzeigen is the most-visited general classifieds site in Germany and growing at speed. Currently, we have more than 45 million live ads and 35 million unique visitors per month – with the majority on mobile devices. eBay Kleinanzeigen helps people find whatever they’re looking for and every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less.

Customer centricity and passion for our products is what helps us to develop our platform. Our agile environment, weekly usability tests, prototyping and multi-functional teams make our product better every single day. If you’re passionate about joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to building an ambitious and diverse work environment, join eBay Kleinanzeigen.

eBay Kleinanzeigen is part of Adevinta: a global online classifieds specialist and sustainability leader with 40+ products in 15 countries.