Principal Software Engineer

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

Buenos Aires, Argentina


Online since May 14, 2018

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


Your opportunity...

As a Principal Software 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. 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 the Product Owners and your team using agile methodologies to oversee OLX’s cloud computing strategy
  • Go to person for mentorship and guidance for less experienced engineers.
  • Share knowledge and seek new opportunities & technologies to innovate to support the business
  • Quality first mentality, strong self awareness and ownership sense of the code you write and projects you run
  • Experience with event oriented architectures and stream processing technologies
  • Design and implement high availability and scalability architectures


What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • 12+ years of hands on experience building software, product background is a plus
  • Strong technical skills and critical thinking, and ability to communicate your vision at high levels to technical audiences and top management
  • Experience implementing tools, processes, internal instrumentation, methodologies and resolving blockages
  • Strong knowledge of programming languages such as Java, Node.js, Javascript, relational databases and NoSQL databases
  • Web Technologies such as React, Webpack, SSR y PWA are no strangers to you
  • Familiar with AWS, Kubernetes/OpenShift and microservices architecture
  • Solid English skills, both oral 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 submit it online our talent scouts promise to give it serious consideration. 

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