Adevinta Data Engineer, Ad Growth and Monetization in Amsterdam, Netherlands
eBay Classifieds Group (eCG) is now part of Adevinta, an innovative leader in digital marketplaces. 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 Marktplaats in the Netherlands, mobile.de in Germany and leboncoin in France, our teams are there to make things better, safer and easier for the people who choose to visit and use our marketplaces every month. About the team The eCG central data product teams innovate and build products ranging from personalised, complementary and similar listings recommendation systems, to search ranking models, to user profiling and segmentation services, to performance statistics engines, to AdTech and others to offer our end users and partners to create perfect matches on our marketplaces. The marketplaces in the eCG portfolio fuel the central data platform with rich behavioural, content and user data on which we rely to build global services. The Ad Growth and Monetization team is one of these teams with a mission to enable our marketplaces across the globe to sustainably grow and monetize the Classifieds ecosystem by bring value for sellers and advertisers. We are on the lookout for top-notch software engineers to join our team and make a global impact in an exciting and dynamic environment. Come and join us! About the role As an engineer in the Ad Growth and Monetization team you will build and run production-grade data and machine learning pipelines and products at scale in an agile setup. You will work closely with our data scientists, engineers, architects and product managers to create the technology that generates and transforms data into applications, insights and experiences for our users. We expect you to contribute to the architecture of our system, and help to make it more scalable and resilient. As part of our team, we want you to spot opportunities to improve the development work in all areas from coding and processes, to tools and testing. Who are you We are looking for someone who is passionate about data and machine learning. You have a strong focus on execution, delivery and customer impact and craft code that is understandable, simple and clean. You are a manager of one and a sharp communicator who can explain complex problems in clear and concise language. You have a growth-oriented demeanor and a desire to teach, improve, and otherwise force multiply the strengths of the engineers that surround you. You are a fast learner and thrive on learning new technologies and don't believe in one-size-fits-all solutions. You are a great teammate and believe that you can achieve more on a team - that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. * You have experience designing and productionizing large-scale distributed systems built around machine-learned models and big data. Experience with ML Ops and associated best practises. * You have strong expertise in Java and/or Scala programming languages. Python experience is a plus. * You have experience with batch and streaming technologies: e.g Apache Flink, Apache Spark, Apache Beam, Google DataFlow, Kafka Streams. * You have expertise with distributed data stores (Casandra, Google BigTable, Redis, ClickHouse, Elasticsearch, AWS DynamoDB) and messaging systems (Kafka, Google PubSub, Kinesis) at scale. * You have experience with Linux, Docker, private and/or public cloud (OpenStack, GCP, AWS, Azure). What we offer: * Meaningful Work: We are a diverse, international, highly skilled and passionate team committed to a world where people share more and waste less. Every day you will have the opportunity to make a huge difference for our users, customers as well as shape the future. * Flexibility: We believe that work is what you do, not where you do it. So we provide mobile work and flexible hours that gives you the autonomy, and scope to set your own working patterns and agendas. We empower our teams and people to decide which key moments they want to spend face to face, instead of fixing a number of office days. * Work-Life Balance: Our people really do come first and we have lots of options for greater work-life balance, including four weeks work from anywhere per year, part-time work, plus an additional three months fully-paid parental leave time. * Growth and Development: We are a global organisation who truly believes in growing our people. To support this we offer lots of development and training opportunities as well as providing a budget for our team members. * Competitive Compensation: We know that our people are the key to our success and our compensation packages reflect this. * Connection and Inclusion: Our culture is the glue that holds us together. We believe in making meaningful connections and creating an inclusive atmosphere with lots of opportunities to connect both in your day to day work and through social team activities (online and offline). Benefits Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, Adevinta* offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Covid-19 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. We will discuss the particular case for your region during the interview process. As a general rule, interviews will be completed remotely over video calls. This job description needs to be moved over to Varun Krishnani, the new engineering manager for Ad Growth and Monetization team in SPACE:Apollo area.