Engineering Manager Data Platform
hace 1 día

Company Description

Adevinta is an international group present in 16 countries, and we are sure that you know our brands in Spain : , , , , , and , reach more than 18 million unique users per month : we are one of the top 10 companies with the largest internet audience in Spain! This and our more than 1,000 employees make us one of the leading tech companies on the Spanish market.

As a tech company, we have digital DNA. We love challenging the status quo and we are constantly thinking of new ways of doing things.

We work using PEAK Performance, a streamlined way of working based on OKRs, and self-sufficient and self-organising teams.

We believe in a culture of feedback and a close leadership style. In short, we create ever smarter solutions to offer our users and clients the best experience.

If you like challenges and believe in the power of connection as much as we do...Join our team!

Job Description

We are currently looking for an experienced engineering manager with a passion and a technical background to lead our team of data engineers and devops in Barcelona.

As the manager of the Data Platform team, you will join our journey as we discover how to build state of the art data processing solutions for Adevinta, with emphasis on both volume, velocity, and privacy.

The event data we collect from all Adevinta sites around the world is essential to our business - including feeding marketplaces with low-latency ( realtime ) updates, visitor insights analysis and targeted advertisement.

We are solving exciting problems at scale, from gathering up to 900 million events per day worldwide while keeping users privacy and data security in mind.

You will be part of delivering a modern data processing pipeline at scale for Adevinta sites around the world, for a variety of purposes, such as classification, insights and understanding and modeling user behavior.

As part of the global Adevinta organization you will also have the opportunity to learn from and share knowledge with data scientists and engineers across Adevinta.

The tech stack of the teams includes :

Scala, Java, Python, Spark, Kafka, Kafka Streams, Luigi

S3, Cassandra, Hive, Redshift

AWS, Docker, Mesos, Kubernetes

Git, Travis, Terraform

Mission :

  • To develop high performing multidisciplinary teams that deliver value continuously and maximizes it in the long term.
  • To help engineers with their career development to achieve their maximum potential as fast as possible, while keeping their contribution at the highest level.
  • Description :

    Career development and mentoring for team members.

    Help the teams with coordination / alignment / methodology challenges and issues.

    Support the team and help them with high-level tech decisions, technical architecture, as well as to raise blockers and needs from the rest of the organization.

    Be the liaison between the team and the rest of the organisation :

    Ensure the team’s external blockers and issues are correctly identified, communicated and addressed.

    Work closely the team’s Product Owner(s) and the larger product organisation to ensure the team is building the right products.

    Collect strategy and high level direction from senior management to influence roadmaps and short term backlogs, as well as be the representative and advocate of the team in the upper-management councils.

    Communicate big updates & act as mediator between the team and other parts of the organization, including in case of major issues (technical and otherwise)

    Be responsible for maintaining healthy team dynamics and keep the team output at high levels of velocity, quality and reliability.

    Ability to read, review and evaluate code, and if necessary, write it.

    A mindset for continuous improvement and identifying improvement areas.


  • People management : Assertiveness, empathy, influence, fairness, honesty, humbleness and win for team fail for the manager.
  • Extensive written and oral communication.
  • Agile frameworks, lean startup, scrum, kanban, OKR, etc
  • Leadership : influencer, change driver, people & org developer, strategic thinker
  • Technical skills : Be familiar with the concepts of accelerate metrics and capabilities, testing, AWS, Big Data, Devops, Data Flows, Tagging, microservices, kafka, Segment, etc.
  • Additional Information

  • Permanent contract, Full-time position.
  • To be part of a company, with an excellent working environment and modern and creative offices. The company has set up an agile way of work, not only in tech departments but in the entire company.
  • Working with the best professionals in a leading company.
  • Opportunities for development and growth within the company and the international group.
  • Flexible working hours 8-10h / 17-19h (Fridays afternoon off)
  • Intensive workday during summer months and Easter.
  • Medical insurance included.
  • Attractive remuneration according to your experience.
  • Macbook pro or dell equivalent laptop + iPhone 8 or Samsung S9
  • Our brand new headquarters in Barcelona - 22
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