Team Lead Software Engineer Java, Core Services, Apollo(m/f)
We are looking for a Team Lead Software Engineer Java,(m/f), for the Core Services, Apollo team in our great office in Berlin.
Apollo is going to be our global image and media hosting solution. It will take care of storing and delivering images and other media for the 54 million listings posted by our users every month. Our mission is simple: Give the fastest and best upload and download experience possible - optimized for every device.
Your job as a Team Lead Java Software Engineer is to grow Apollo (Java 8, AWS, Aurora, S3, Docker, Kubernetes) to global scale and have it handle all our user generated content. On top of that we also want to make it truly intelligent. Think of Shrinking images around their focal point, subtitles for audio content or video streaming depending on user bandwidth. As a team lead you will be responsible for leading the Apollo team.
OLX is one of the largest e-commerce sites worldwide. OLX is designed to enable people to connect through buying and selling goods and services quickly, easily and for free. We try to create a richer world by bringing people together for win-win exchanges. Sellers win. Buyers win. Communities win. Earth wins. OLX wins. And most of all, you win. Being part of something special. In an open culture that encourages own initiatives, growth and entrepreneurial spirit. Sharing the same values.
At OLX we have a clear ambition - to create a richer world. We empower people to make the difference and we’re always looking for great people to help us do just that.
The OLX Group is a network of leading classifieds platforms in 45 markets, including brands like OLX, Avito, letgo, dubizzle, storia, stradia, among others.
The OLX Group connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post a listing through their mobile phone or on the web. Hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world generate more than 1.9billion monthly visits, 37 billion monthly page views and 54 million listings every month on the OLX Group's online marketplaces.
Our 3000+ committed employees are making a difference from our 25 offices across the globe.
What responsibilities will you get when working with us?
What will you need to be successful in this role?
- Be part of the cross functional team building our Media Server.
- Take ownership of Apollo to ensure we’re building the fastest and best possible experience for our users.
- Write maintainable, testable and efficient code in a Continuos Integration Environment
- Research, suggest and implement new solutions to our problem domain.
- We follow a “you build it - you run it” mentality, where the entire team is working towards keeping the SLA of the service.
What can you expect from us and what do we offer?
- 5+ years of experience as a Java/Spring developer in an agile context (such as Kanban, Scrum or XP).
- Experience with leading a team
- Test Driven mindset with emphasis on code quality
- You’ve got experience with high scale web applications, AWS and Databases (MySQL)
- Being excited about technologies, being pragmatic on what to use.
- You’re not afraid to touch the shell
- Knowledge of Image Processing, PHP or Python is a plus.
- You work best together with your team, not alone.
Inspired and interested in the job? Apply!
- Contributing to the global Naspers Classifieds success
- International career and travel opportunities
- Work with an international team of top engineers learning from one another
- A budget for conference and education
- Competitive salary and great benefits
- Home Office possibilities
- Company Mobile phone for business use
- Any tool you might need MacBook Pro, Notebook, PC
- Great office location around the corner from Berlin Hauptbahnhof
It’s great that you want to apply for this role! Thank you for taking the time. Below, you will find our standard application form that we would like you to use. Once you hit the submit button, your application will be stored in our talent database. Once we’ve taken a look, we will get back to you. You can expect our feedback within the next one to two weeks. Sometimes it can take a bit longer but you can be assured that we will get back to you no matter what.
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