Backend Engineer - The Delivery Abstraction team

Poznań, Poland /
OLX Group – Engineering /

At OLX, we shape the future of trade to unlock the hidden value in everything.
We help people buy and sell cars, find housing, get jobs, buy and sell household goods, and much more, all via our network of trading platforms. Our 10,000 colleagues help to serve 300 million people around the world every month, through 20 well-loved local brands such as OLX Autos, Otomoto, and Property24.

We are looking for a Backend Engineer to join the OLX Technology team. This role can be based anywhere in Germany, Poland, Portugal or 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 and they run on AWS.

We value engineers who have:
Worked well in multi-functional teams.
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 Java/Kotlin, PHP is a plus.
Writes self-documented, legible and maintainable code.
Experience with tests.
Not afraid to challenge the status quo.
Eager to learn new things.

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 we’ll give you:
Competitive salary depending on seniority.
Annual bonus of up to 15% of your annual salary.
Excellent select-your-own benefits.
Work with an international team of top engineers learning from one another.
Any equipment you might need.
International career and travel opportunities.
Why join OLX?
At OLX, we unlock value in our people. 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 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.
We also unlock value for our stakeholders. We are proud of the positive contribution we make to our planet, by enabling more conscious consumption and helping the world make the most of its limited resources through more efficient trade.
And last but not least, we love to unlock value for our customers. Every single month, over 300 million people use our platforms to easily, safely, and conveniently find their perfect home, buy or sell a car, find a great job, sell things they no longer need, or strike a great deal on something they need. And we help thousands of entrepreneurs and businesses find their customers too.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at OLX
If you do not meet every single requirement for this role, we would still encourage you to apply. At OLX, we are committed to creating a high performing diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, we know that we get the best results when we have the broadest range of knowledge, backgrounds, and experiences in our team, and we believe you are at your best when you can bring your whole self to work.
So, if you are excited about this role, but your past experiences do not align perfectly with every criteria asked for in the job description, we would still like you to apply. We strongly encourage people of all races, ethnicities, disabilities, ages, gender identities or expressions, sexual orientations, backgrounds, and experiences to consider applying for this role. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles in our business, and we'd like to hear from you.
We will strive to accommodate all necessary adjustments to support your interview success - please speak to your recruiter about any of these requirements.

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