Principal Engineer

We're looking for a skilled, curious and passionate Principal Engineer who wants to make a difference.

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Engineering

Online since Oct 30, 2017

We are looking for a Principal Engineer in our great office in Buenos Aires.

 

Your opportunity...

As a Principal Engineer at OLX Group you will be part of a local team, fully committed to helping Argentinians improve their lives by bringing them together for win-win exchanges. Your core objective is to grow OLX Group into Argentina's most beloved Internet service in a way that is both sustainable and profitable.

 

...at OLX

At OLX Group we have a clear ambition – to empower millions of people across the globe by helping them connect and share their goods and services. This inspiring purpose has helped us build one of the world’s leading Internet companies. This combination of business and purpose attracts a certain type of person. If you’ve got an entrepreneurial drive and think you can use that drive to contribute to our purpose, then we’d love to empower you to be successful. Want to know more?

 

Why OLX Group?

The OLX Group is a network of leading classifieds platforms in 45 markets, including brands like OLX, Avito, letgo, dubizzle, 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 1.9 billion 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?

  • Work on the conception, development and operation of web-based software.
  • Look for new solutions in the cloud environment to continuously improve the existing architectures on a cloud-based platform.
  • Work with Scrum Master, the Product Owner and your team using agile methods to overseeing OLX’s cloud computing strategy
  • Coach new team members and transfer existing know-how to other teams.

What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • 5+ years’ experience with Web apps, building apps from the scratch, refactoring and maintenance
  • Strong hands-on experience as a software architect designing and delivering large scale classifieds websites
  • Strong technical skills and critical thinking, and ability to communicate your vision at high levels to diverse technical audiences and top Management
  • Experience implementing tools, processes, internal instrumentation, methodologies and resolving blockages
  • Strong knowledge of programming languages such as PHP or Java, relational databases (MySQL or others) and Cache systems and deep knowledge on Cloud Services [ AWS / GCP ]
  • Deep experience and knowledge of RESTful services and APIs
  • Independent, structured way of working with strong awareness of quality
  • Be able to communicate in English (spoken and written) 

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
  • High-end computer-gear 
  • Free coffee, snacks and drinks!

 

Inspired and interested in the job? Apply!
Are you ready to live your dream and apply for this role? It only takes a few minutes to apply using our simple application template. Once you’ve it out submit it online and our talent scouts promise to give it serious consideration. We will try to get back to you within the next two weeks but we have to admit, sometimes it takes a bit longer than that. If it does please don’t worry we will respond to your application no matter what.

Empower yourself.
Improve the world.

Join OLX Group.

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Questions?
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