Functional Programming Jobs

Lead Data Engineer (d/f/m)


  • scala

Quick Facts

Berlin, DE

Job benefits

  • Financial Security
  • Health & Wellness
  • eBay On Location Perks
  • Work / Life Balance
  • Community Involvement
  • One Month Sabbatical every 5 years
  • Maternity and Parental Leaves

Job description

mobile.de, part of the eBay Inc family of companies, is the largest online vehicle trade site in Germany. Our office campus is co-located with the eBay Marketplace and eBay Kleinanzeigen offices in Dreilinden, just outside Berlin.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Lead Data Engineer (d/f/m) to work on a new, innovative data infrastructure for our company.

This role sits within the Data- and Tech- organization and directly partners with other engineers, analysts and data scientists. We're looking for a highly skilled engineer, who is passionate about building and scaling a data platform for analytical and product uses cases. We want you to drive the architecture and lead the implementation of this major data initiative.


Your Responsibilities:

  • Design, build and iterate on a sustainable and scalable architecture to ingest and combine data from a large number of different sources (both batch and real-time) that are spread across the organization. Successfully partner with our data teams to build the data layer to empower scalable data products for our high-traffic web platform as well as analysts to leverage data insights and provide dashboards

  • Guide and advise the team as a technical lead. Infer best practices and share knowledge among other engineers in our Product and Tech unit

  • Successfully partner with our system operators to design data generation and provisioning architectures

  • Partner with Business, Product and Strategy to drive the data topic holistically


Your Profile:

  • Track record of building a scalable high-volume data infrastructure / data lake

  • Good experience with Big Data related architecture and technologies (e.g.  Kafka, Spark, Hadoop), with NoSQL databases (e.g. Mongo, Cassandra) and SQL databases

  • Experience with building micro-services and/or distributed systems and an understanding of web tech

  • Experience with different tracking infrastructures (frontend, backend) and how to combine different data sources

  • Strong experience as a Java developer with a deep understanding of the surrounding technology ecosystem; Experience in Scala is a plus

  • Basic understanding of Python

  • Basic understanding of Data Science & Analytics

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to write clean, well-maintainable code

  • Desire to quickly learn new technologies and be pragmatic about the choice of tools that fits the situation

  • Able to work self-driven, but also operate as part of a strong, cohesive team

  • Strong communication skills and fluency in English. German would be a plus


What we offer:

  • Having an impact on our platform and mobile.de as a whole

  • Competitive salary

  • A dynamic team with interesting and driven people, and a great team spirit. We are passionate about building great data products for our users – but we also have a good sense of humor and enjoy working together.

  • Room for growth: Our team is growing, and so are our responsibilities. You can take over a comprehensive field of responsibility and really make a difference

  • Excellent working environment with a high level of professionalism and lots of flexibility

  • International career opportunities throughout eBay Inc.

  • A great campus with an extended data community at eBay Kleinanzeigen and eBay Germany

  • Many on-site perks such as a fitness center, yoga and pilates classes, bike rental, coffee-bar, excellent canteen and shuttle-service. We even offer a dry-cleaning service!


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