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Job Description

The Automotive Experience team’s mission is to create a seamless buying & selling experience for all our users - be it the professional dealer, the private collector, or the family that soon needs a bigger vehicle for their weekend adventures.With Marktplaats and 2dehands, our team works on two of the largest automotive marketplaces in the Benelux. Every week thousands of cars are traded on our platforms!

Our team is cross-functional, outcome-driven and customer-focused. We practice continuous delivery and continuous discovery, work highly collaborative on both tracks, are constantly challenging the status quo - and, having lots of fun!

Key responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to design scalable backend systems
  • Collaborate with other engineers in the team to architect, develop and operate Scala services serving millions of users
  • Be a technical leader working in a cross-functional team, identify and design strong solutions to solve customer problems
  • Promote strong engineering practices within the team and across the organisation, as a part of the backend chapter


  • 4+ years of experience in backend development (Java and/or Scala)
  • Good communication in English (written and oral)
  • Experience working on high traffic distributed systems
  • Experience working in an Agile, outcome-driven environment
  • A desire to solve customer problems and see how your code helps users achieve their goals
  • Keen to experiment, fail and iterate fast
  • Focused on building robust and maintainable solutions
  • You have a continuous improvement mindset, challenging the status quo

Additional Information

What you’ll get from us: 

  • 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 - ideally 1 day per week, minimum 5 days / quarter in the office
  • ‘Work from anywhere’ weeks - up to four weeks working from anywhere, as long as you have an internet connection!
  • 26 days of holidays
  • Commuter allowance
  • Subsidised gym membership + monthly massage 
  • 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. 

All interviews are currently taking place virtually.

Company Description

Marktplaats in The Netherlands, and 2dehands and 2ememain in Belgium, are part of Adevinta: a global online classifieds specialist. The three brands are hosted on a multi-tenant platform, operated from our Amsterdam location, and are the top players in the classifieds space throughout the Benelux region. 

We offer consumers the opportunity to trade their unwanted products and contribute to a greener, circular economy. We offer businesses - of all sizes, from the smallest hobbyist to the biggest brands in Benelux - a platform to showcase their goods and services online to over 11 million monthly unique users.

Adevinta is recognised as a sustainability leader and is one of only six companies listed in the Media & Entertainment industry group on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Europe.