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Job Description

Adevinta operates two services on the Italian market: subito.it: horizontal platform connecting buyers and sellers and automobile.it: a car trading platform.

The Product Development team, the team focused on the Professional Users of Adevinta Italy, is looking for a Technical Lead, an experienced backend engineer, that helps us design and develop our APIs and work in an environment with hundreds of microservices.

In subito.it and automobile.it you will collaborate with Product Owners, UX designers and Software Engineers to deliver game changing products. We have a strong “you built it, you run it” 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!



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

  • Check the health of your applications

  • Share updates with other engineers from across the company

  • Work on the stories in your sprint: write code, test and deploy!

  • Monitor your changes as they go live

  • Take a break with a free coffee or by playing foosball or ping pong with your colleagues



  • Work together with the Engineering Manager in being a the partner for Product in the assessment of requirements regarding feasibility and effort

  • Work together with the Engineering Manager to translate business requirements into tech requirements

  • Technical leadership in development team (this role does not include people leadership)

  • 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

  • Available in taking part to the on-call rotation




  • Meaningful knowledge in at least two programming languages: Java, Go, Python. (Java and Go are the preferred ones) and testing practices.

  • Meaningful experience in implementing and consuming REST API.

  • Confident asynchronous operations  and message queue systems like RabbitMQ.

  • Confident with NoSQL DBs as MongoDB, Redis as well as RDBMS like MySQL or PostgreSQL 

  • Confident with search engine platform like ElasticSearch or Solr

  • Knowledge of common microservice architecture patterns and distributed systems.

  • Confident in designing the architecture of new services

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


  • Experience with Spring Boot framework

  • Experience in profiling and debugging performance issues

  • Knowledge of Docker and container system in general

  • Experience in continuous delivery strategies

  • Experience in profiling and debugging performance issues

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



  • 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.

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