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Job Description

Our technology team is charged with developing, testing, and operating one of the largest e-commerce sites in the country. We are a community of adept software engineers focused on building large-scale web applications in an agile, multi-functional environment. We believe strongly in a culture of mentorship, support and mutual respect for all members of our team.

Are you driven, bold, and inventive? Do you like to have fun? We love that culture and strive to nurture it every single day.

As a Back End Java Engineer, you’ll work on a focused delivery team building new functionality and maintaining our enterprise level software environment.

What you'll do:

  • Work with your team to deliver well crafted, high quality, well-tested and scalable code.
  • Participate in the entire software lifecycle from design to implementation.
  • Know the codebase and write clean code, practice Pair Programming with other contributors, mentor and learn together.
  • Find a good balance between short-term delivery and long-term scalability goals.
  • Ensure code quality and maintainability by tackling tech debt, conducting code reviews, initiating refactoring and improving build and test systems

What you'll have:

  • Demonstrated ability in a Java environment.
  • Knowledge of Java, Spring and SQL
  • Understanding of design patterns and system architecture.
  • A high aspiration for quality balanced with a good sense of pragmatism
  • Strong communication and other soft skills that help in dealing with people

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 - between 5 and 45 days per quarter in the office depending on each team. (Please clarify this for your team during your first interviews!). 
  • ‘Work from anywhere’ weeks - up to four weeks working from anywhere, including from another country, as long as you have an internet connection!
  • Career development, including individual training budget and language classes

Additional Information

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. 

Covid-19: We’re reviewing the situation on a regular basis to ensure that we follow all local government guidelines and put the health of our people first. All interviews are currently taking place virtually. 

Company Description

Kijiji is the #1 online classifieds site in Canada and one of Canada’s top 10 most-visited digital sites. We reach nearly half of Canadian internet users monthly. We’re a leader in helping users find and trade goods and services in their communities, including Autos, Real Estate and Jobs. We’re proud of our engaged, results-oriented and collaborative team and were recently named one of the top Toronto Tech Employer Brands. 

Kijiji is part of Adevinta: a global online classifieds specialist and sustainability leader with 40+ products in 15 countries.