Adevinta is a global digital player, the biggest marketplace specialist in Europe. We are a family of local brands because we believe all great marketplaces are local.
Our marketplaces serve people where they live, acknowledging what’s special about every culture and every place, helping local economies to grow sustainably.
We want to make a positive change in the world by helping everyone and everything find new purpose. We believe every house can be a home, every person has a role to play, and every object can live a second life
With leading generalist marketplaces across Europe, exciting growth companies in Latin America, Eastern Europe and North Africa, plus technology hubs in Barcelona and Paris, our teams balance local insights with a global scale to develop innovative digital products and services.
Common Platform Runtime
The Common Platform Runtime team builds and operates managed multi-tenant Kubernetes clusters running thousands of containers for teams across Adevinta.
The team has a strong DevOps automate-everything culture. On top of the service the team provides integration points for other internal services such as continuous delivery pipelines, logging and monitoring systems, and more.
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.
The candidate should be looking for a job where most of the efforts are NOT invested in tech matters (able to delegate, trust but follow and challenge his / her teams) :
Excellent communication skills.
Expertise in similar tech challenges.
Experience leading teams, better if she has experience managing multiple teams.
Good foundations on Agile methodologies.
Strong tech foundations (Software Engineering, Ops / DevOps, Cloud / Distributed Systems)
Global mindset / engineering teams and components at scale
Structured, analytical, with also good foundations on Agile methodologies / working frameworks.
Strong problem solving skills.
Experience and a strong interest in modern development tools and practices.