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Job Description

The role is open for candidates with varied levels of experience - we care that you are passionate about data and machine learning, that you have a strong focus on execution, delivery and customer impact, and that you craft code that is understandable, simple and clean.

You will join a growing team of knowledgeable and talented Data Engineers to develop large-scale ML and Analytics initiatives, currently transitioning to a public cloud-based infrastructure. You will work closely with our Machine Learning, Data Science and Analytics teams, as well as our platform and product teams.

We expect you to contribute to the architecture of our system, and help to make it more scalable and resilient. As part of our team, we want you to spot opportunities to improve the development work in all areas from coding and processes, to tools and testing.

What you can expect from us:

  • A collaborative, informal, international and playful work environment with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Managers and colleagues who are invested in your growth as a data professional and as a person.
  • Work with cutting-edge Analytics and ML stacks, managed and open source. Including technologies such as Spark, Airflow, MLFlow, Flink, Kubernetes, Nomad, Elasticsearch, and Cassandra.
  • Deal with petabytes of structured and unstructured data that is used across our products and business.
  • Continuous Deployment through multiple environments to get rapid feedback about your work.
  • Work on some of the most beloved brands in the Netherlands and Belgium.

About the team

The Data Engineering team is responsible for driving new data capabilities and maintaining existing pipelines and tooling. It is a part of a newly formed Benelux Data organization, which also includes the Data Science and Product Analytics teams. The team is closely involved in the development of new ML products, experimentation, and insights. It is also responsible for evolving our ML operations tooling, and maintaining data pipelines.

* Be a key team member in development and design of new products
* Coach less experienced engineers
* Collaborate with your teammates on architecture decisions and solution design
* Continuously improve development work in all areas (coding, processes, tools, testing, etc.)
* Be responsible for the maintenance and stability of the data and ML infrastructure
* Work with your counterparts across the Adevinta group.


  • Experience in backend development (Scala or Python)
  • Experience in high traffic and/or distributed systems
  • Experience in cloud providers such as GCP/AWS.
  • Experience working with Data Scientists, Machine Learning pipelines and/or Analytics team
  • Experience in Big Data technologies such as Spark, Dataproc, and Hadoop
  • A degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Nice to have:

  • Experience in Kubernetes or Nomad
  • Experience in deploying, optimizing and maintaining Airflow, Kafka, Cassandra or Flink
  • Experience in ElasticSearch
  • Experience in Machine Learning lifecycle, CI/CD, MLOps

Additional Information

What Do We Offer?
* Meaningful Work: We are a diverse, international, highly skilled and passionate team committed to a world where people share more and waste less. Every day you will have the opportunity to make a huge difference for our users, customers as well as shape the future.
* Flexibility: We believe that work is what you do, not where you do it. So we provide mobile work and flexible hours that gives you the autonomy, and scope to set your own working patterns and agendas. We empower our teams and people to decide which key moments they want to spend face to face, instead of fixing a number of office days.
* Work-Life Balance: Our people really do come first and we have lots of options for greater work-life balance including part-time work, and additional three months fully-paid parental leave time.
* Growth and Development: We are a global organisation who truly believes in growing our people. To support this we offer lots of development and training opportunities and provide a budget for our team members.
* Competitive Compensation: We know that our people are the key to our success and our compensation packages reflect this.
* Connection and Inclusion: Our culture is the glue that holds us together. We believe in making meaningful connections and creating an inclusive atmosphere with lots of opportunities to connect both in your day to day work and through social team activities (online and offline).


Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, Adevinta* offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs.


People are the heart of Adevinta*, and their health and well-being are our first priority. We continue to monitor local government guidance and partner closely with medical advisors to determine the safest and best next steps for everyone. We will discuss the particular case for your region during the interview process. As a general rule, interviews will be completed remotely over video calls.

Company Description

Marktplaats in The Netherlands, and 2dehands and 2ememain in Belgium, are part of Adevinta: a global online classifieds specialist with marketplaces in 16 regions. The three brands are hosted on a multi-tenant platform, operated from our Amsterdam location, and are the top players in the classifieds space throughout the Benelux region. We run on both Android and iOS apps, and on the web.

We offer consumers the opportunity to trade their unwanted products and contribute to a greener, circular economy. We offer businesses - of all sizes, from the smallest hobbyist to the biggest brands in Benelux - a platform to showcase their goods and services online to over 11 million monthly unique users.

Adevinta is recognised as a sustainability leader and is one of only six companies listed in the Media & Entertainment industry group on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Europe.

We are seeking a professional individual to join our team as a Senior Data Engineer!