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eBay Classifieds Group

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eBay Classifieds Group Recently acquired by Adevinta, we are comprised of brands that connect people with whatever they need right in their local community. Follow your favorite companies By selecting follow, you are opting in to receive an email digest from the companies you follow. Don't worry, your information isn't shared. Follow Follow your favorite companies By selecting follow, you are opting in to receive an email digest from the companies you follow. Don't worry, your information isn't shared. Follow

eBay Classifieds Group (eCG) is an innovative leader in online classifieds with brands that span the globe. Our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities – whether it’s a job, an apartment, a sofa, a car, a concert ticket, financial services or new friends. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. People who want to connect and trade visit our sites because they’re fun, easy to use and built on trust.

About the business:

Every month Marktplaats handles over 8 million unique visitors and 350.000 new advertisements each day making Marktplaats the largest online trading platform in the Netherlands. Consumer and professional sellers offer a large and varied assortment of used and new products. But we want to go even further - we are constantly changing our platform to deliver the experience our customers love. We are a mix of Dutch and Silicon Valley cultures; like both, we are an international team of passionate people who share a common interest in solving problems using software and data. We invite you to join us!

Our new Frontend Architect will work on high-availability servers, improve customer experience through innovation, impact revenues and advance our team and technologies. In turn, we will work with you to grow your career.

Your growth will involve our highly-performant and high-traffic systems. During peak hours, our site's per-second throughput is OVER 1000 searches (which makes us the second most-used search engine in NL), 25K images and 4GB of data. On an average month, we get 140 million visits, which translates into 2.5 billion page views.

What you can expect from us:

  • A collaborative, informal, international and playful work environment with self-organised, multi-disciplinary agile/lean teams
  • Managers and teammates who are invested in your growth as a technologist and as a person
  • Work with cool modern technologies such as Scala, Java, Kotlin, Node.js, Apache Kafka, Elasticsearch, Cassandra and more in a fast-evolving Microservices architecture
  • Access to tools and resources to do your job (best-in-class laptop, IDEs, Safari Online subscription, conferences and meetups, all the coffee and soda you can drink, and much more)
  • Ability to join and participate in multiple internal interest groups in Marktplaats and across eCG in trending topics like Machine Learning, AI, DevOps, BigData, mobile development, and others
  • Continuous Deployment through multiple environments to get rapid feedback about your work
  • Work on one of the most beloved brands!

Ask any Dutch internet user about their favorite Marktplaats story. Observe their excitement about the great deal they found or the interesting people they met. They have made Marktplaats the most popular site and the most downloaded app made in this small country!

Benefits

  • Part-time options available
  • A start-up spirit within an established organization
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • Flexible work hours, with work-from-home options
  • Competitive compensation and education budget