Principal Backend Engineer

Available In
Berlin

Country Germany

Job Type fulltime

Experience 5 - 6 years

Remote Not Available

Level lead

Posted

9 months ago

Job Description

eBay Classifieds Motors team operates worldwide from our offices in Amsterdam and Berlin. As part of the product development team in Berlin Friedrichshain, you will have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge technology and have an impact across all our markets by providing innovative capabilities for all of our apps and sites.


This is an exciting opportunity to work on a new, innovative product and we are looking for you as a:

Principal Software Engineer / Principal Backend Engineer (m/f/d)

Your Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the team's work with high-quality, well-tested and scalable code

  • Ensure code quality and maintainability by evolving architecture and tech stack, code reviews, refactoring, standards and improving build and test systems

  • Coach, guide and mentor teams on architecture and technology choices

  • Collaborate with the other Principal and Senior Engineers on identifying, managing and minimizing tech debt in the platform

  • Consult Product Managers, UX and stakeholders on the impact of product ideas and possible implementations

  • Share architecture knowledge, learnings and best practices with the teams and other architects within eBay

Skills & requirements

Your Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the team's work with high-quality, well-tested and scalable code

  • Ensure code quality and maintainability by evolving architecture and tech stack, code reviews, refactoring, standards and improving build and test systems

  • Coach, guide and mentor teams on architecture and technology choices

  • Collaborate with the other Principal and Senior Engineers on identifying, managing and minimizing tech debt in the platform

  • Consult Product Managers, UX and stakeholders on the impact of product ideas and possible implementations

  • Share architecture knowledge, learnings and best practices with the teams and other architects within eBay

Your Profile:

  • Several years of experience as a senior/lead java engineer and or system architect

  • Deep knowledge of Java, Spring Framework, web technologies and (non-) relational databases (bonus: node.js, react)

  • Advanced understanding of design, implementation and operation of distributed services and APIs

  • Passion for agile software development, product discovery and continuous deployment

  • High aspiration for quality balanced with a good sense of pragmatism

  • You understand quality assurance as a task of the entire team to build the best experience to the users

  • Independently and quick adoption of new technologies and concepts

  • Willingness to speak at conferences and engage in the community are a strong plus

  • Effective oral and written English communication skills

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Required Skills

JAVA SPRING REACTJS NODEJS API

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