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BackEnd Software Engineer, Serenity in Paris


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Job Description

Schibsted Marketplaces is a division within Schibsted Media Group. We are a world leading online classifieds business that reaches more than 200 million people across 22 countries around the world.

Our business is supported by tech hubs in London, Paris, Oslo, Krakow, Gdansk, Stockholm and Barcelona. Their goal is to develop common global product & innovation platforms and the technology infrastructure necessary to create data and identity based ecosystems; empowering local entrepreneurs, delighting users, driving Schibsted’s future growth and helping us achieve our vision of creating perfect matches on the world's most trusted marketplaces.

Our Serenity team plays a key role in helping us achieve our ‘most trusted’ goal as they are building the automated global fraud detection and moderation component that will cater to our marketplaces globally. Serenity has had a very successful launch; it’s deployed in 6 countries and is utilizing the latest machine learning techniques to provide a safer experience for over 12 million customers in the last 6 months alone. We have many interesting challenges on the horizon and need outstanding team players to join us as we scale. This position is located in Paris 10th, within Leboncoin’s office; part of the Schibsted family. Our team is distributed in Paris, Vienna and Barcelona.

As a Backend Engineer you will be in charge of building a state-of-the-art scalable system. You will collaborate with the team to build a strong shared technological and domain expertise. If you like to be part of a team-first engineering team that works from ideas to production & operations, work with latest technologies with a tech-agnostic mindset, and be part of an international environment, you might the person we are looking for. You will be part of a team that works with full ownership of the solutions, meaning you will directly impact our roadmap and help shape our ways of working.


    • Design, develop, maintain and operate the global product
    • Ability to build and design technical solutions from scratch
    • Role model documentation and world class APIs
    • Keep on top of the latest developments in distributed systems and cloud tech
    • Help to improve our ways of working and communicate best practices
    • Continuously monitor the health and quality of our systems

Required skills

    • Strong problem solving skills
    • You have a deep understanding of systems design, algorithms, and data structures
    • You’re willing to work with Python and Java
    • Experience with AWS, Google Cloud, or any proprietary cloud
    • Experience with distributed computing technologies
    • Working collaboratively with geographically distributed teams is a big plus


    • Java 8, Python 3
    • AWS (DynamoDB, SNS/SQS), Elastic Search, Redis, Docker, Kafka, Datadog, ...
    • Spinnaker, GHE, Travis CI, Artifactory
    • Distributed Architectures & Microservices Architectures
This position is open to global applications and relocation will be offered to the right candidates.


About Adevinta

Adevinta is a marketplace specialist. We help our local digital marketplaces thrive through global connections and networks of knowledge. Our marketplaces unlock the full value in every person, place and thing – helping local communities prosper and leaving a positive footprint on the world.

What we do

We serve people where they live, acknowledging what’s special about every culture and every place. That’s why we develop leading local brands which form an integral part of life for our users, with an average of 1.5 billion visits to our sites every month.

We want to make a positive change in the world by helping everyone and everything find a new purpose. We believe every house can be a home, every person has a role to play, and every object can live a second life – they only have to find their matching need. Our marketplaces create these matches, supporting local communities and building a sustainable future.

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