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(Senior) Python Developer (m/f)

full-time OLX Group Berlin

We're looking for a skilled, curious and passionate Senior Python Developer (m/f) who wants to make a difference.

Your opportunity

OLX, a leading online classifieds company, is looking for an experienced and passionate (Senior) Python Developer to join our global product & technology hub in Berlin, Germany. You will work in an agile, cross-functional team of Developers and Data Engineers with with a global scope.

...at OLX

OLX is one of the largest e-commerce sites worldwide. OLX is designed to enable people to connect through buying and selling goods and services quickly, easily and for free. We try to create a richer world by bringing people together for win-win exchanges. Sellers win. Buyers win. Communities win. Earth wins. OLX wins. And most of all, you win. Being part of something special. In an open culture that encourages own initiatives, growth and entrepreneurial spirit. Sharing the same values.

At OLX we have a clear ambition - to create a richer world. We empower people to make the difference and were always looking for great people to help us do just that.

Why OLX?

The OLX Group is a network of leading classifieds platforms in 45 markets, including brands like OLX, Avito, letgo, dubizzle, storia, tradia, 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 1.9billion monthly visits, 37 billion monthly page views and 54 million listings every month on the OLX Group's online marketplaces.

Our 4000+ committed employees are making a difference from our 25 offices across the globe.

What responsibilities will you get when working with us?

  • You will productionalize, maintain and document existing services and data pipelines
  • You will design, implement batch, near time and real-time data processing pipelines
  • You will communicate with different teams regarding coding consistency and data availability
  • You will write documentation for your scripts as well as for internal knowledge sharing
  • You will proactively make suggestions on how the team can leverage new technologies and architectures to improve the performance of our data platform

What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • You have at least 2 to 4 years of development experience, with a year or more being in Python
  • You feel at home on the command line in Linux based operating systems
  • You are comfortable writing SQL and working with relational databases
  • You have experience developing REST/Web APIs
  • You have experience with unit testing and a unit testing framework
  • You have experience using version control tools to develop a collaborative project
  • You have been exposed to AWS ecosystem
  • You have already worked with one of Jenkins, Airflow, Luigi
  • You have excellent english communication skills
  • You are curious and always strive for learning
  • Nice to have good knowledge of another programming language besides Python: Java, Bash, JavaScript, etc.

What can you expect from us and what do we offer?

  • Contributing to the global OLX Group success
  • International career and travel opportunities
  • Work with an international team of top talent learning from one another
  • Conferences, training and career development
  • Competitive salary and fantastic benefits
  • Flexible office culture and possibility to work from home
  • Company mobile phone, laptop (MacBook Pro / PC), and other tools you might need
  • Great office location around the corner from Berlin Hauptbahnhof

Inspired and interested in the job? Apply!

Its great that you want to apply for this role! Thank you for taking the time. Below, you will find our standard application form that we would like you to use. Once you hit the submit button, your application will be stored in our talent database. Once weve taken a look, we will get back to you. You can expect our feedback within the next one to two weeks. Sometimes it can take a bit longer but you can be assured that we will get back to you no matter what.

Empower yourself.
Improve the world.
Join OLX.


If you have any further questions with regards this career opportunity, please feel free to contact us through the contact form.

published: Sept. 26, 2017

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