Senior Backend Engineer

Bucharest, Romania
OLX – Engineering /
Full-time /

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We are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join one of the OLX teams. This role can be based anywhere in Romania.

About the job
As an engineer in our team, you'll be collaborating closely with colleague engineers and SREs, product team, data analysts and an engineering manager while building one of the newest distributed systems we have in the company. Our systems are built with Golang or Kotlin, shipping high quality code to AWS running environments through Gitlab CI pipelines.

We value engineers who have:
• Worked in a multi-functional teams setup.
• Believe in self-aligned teams and "you build it, you run it" philosophy.
• Passion for architecting, building and scaling cloud-based systems, serving millions of users.
• Ability to debug and optimise code and automate routine tasks.
• Experience with tests.
• Not afraid to challenge the status quo.
• Eager to learn new things.
• Experience in architecting AWS based solutions.
• Experience working with a product management team.
• Experience with Java/Kotlin, PHP is a plus.

Your responsibilities will include:
• Contribute technically to projects and take part in the planning, execution, and success of complex technical projects.
• Be part of a team and establish credibility with the quality of your own and your team’s technical execution.
• Encourage the team to innovate, invent, implement and deploy complex software solutions.
• Ask questions, brainstorm and own the product we are building.
• Work closely with the product management team to ensure we’re building the best products for our users.
What you will get
Working at OLX brings many rewards, such as competitive salary, a world-class training and development program, and many more location based benefits which for this role include:
- Salary + annual bonus up to 15% of your annual gross salary
- Work with and impact all OLX websites around the world
- A benefits package with 700 RON gross monthly on the Benefit platform, medical subscription from Med life, discounts for dental services for City Dent
- Banking conventions that offer special rates for bank credits and extra benefits for debit cards Bookster
- Welcome pack 15 euro credit monthly in your OLX personal account

Why join OLX? 
At OLX, we invest in ourselves and each other to reach our full potential. We avoid bureaucracy and empower our teams to innovate; with opportunities, training, and leadership behaviors a key focus for all. Our commitment to inclusion ensures we listen to a diverse range of voices when making decisions. And, we combine the spirit and agility of a startup with our global scale and the backing of Prosus, one of the largest consumer internet groups in the world.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at OLX
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If you are excited about this role, and your past experiences do not align perfectly with every criteria asked for in the job description, we would still like you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this or other opportunities across the business, and we'd like to hear from you.

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