(Senior) Java Software Engineer, Comms,(m/f)

We're looking for a skilled, curious and passionate (Senior) Java Software Engineer, Comms, who wants to make a difference.

Berlin, Germany


Online since Apr 20, 2017

We are looking for a Senior Java Software Engineer (m/f), for the Core Services, Comms team in our great office in Berlin.


Your opportunity..


As a Java Developer you will be building a user communication service. This service is used to deliver messages to users using a variety of channels: Email, SMS, Push Notification, Bots, etc. Our challenge is to find smart ways to find a good balance between delivering relevant business information without being spammy. The effects of your work will be user facing and impact millions of users globally. Our tech stack includes: Java (Spring Framework), Kafka, AWS, Docker, Bootstrap.



.at OLX

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.


Why OLX?

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? 

  • Make sure users receive the right information at the right moment. We have to maintain a good balance between delivering relevant business information without being spammy.
  • Ownership of user communication. When things break - and they will - you are ready and able to help fixing things.
  • Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code.
  • Research, suggest and implement new technology solutions.


What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • A minimum of 4 year of industry experience in engineering with Java.
  • Experience with best practices such as test coverage, API development.
  • You can proudly show us projects you’ve worked on before. Show us your website/apk/commit/presentation/reddit conversation/design/wireframe.
  • You are someone that others enjoy working with due to your technical competence and positive attitude.
  • You enjoy a fast paced environment based on the Agile way of working.
  • You are proficient in English
  • Bonus points - Experience with one or more of these technologies: Kubernetes, PHP, Javascript, Machine Learning, Angular 2.0


What can you expect from us and what do we offer?

  • 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


Inspired and interested in the job? Apply!
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.

Empower yourself.
Improve the world.

Join OLX.

If you have any further questions with regards this career opportunity, please feel free to contact us through the contact form.