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Digital Fuel Capital

Backend Software Engineer

Stubhub International

Stubhub International

Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, October 24, 2023

StubHub International (SHI) is a marketplace that provides fans a safe, transparent, and trusted environment to buy and sell tickets for sport and music events all over the world. It allows fans with tickets they can no longer use to recoup part of the money they’ve spent and fans that didn’t have the chance to buy tickets when the on-sale, to access them at any time.

Our Goal: To be the most trusted ticketing marketplace that connects fans and inspires them to enjoy life through live events, providing them a safe environment to buy and sell tickets through fair practices and transparency, while giving them the best choice and value. Backed by award-winning customer care, StubHub’s FanProtect™ Guarantee means every ticket is guaranteed valid or customers receive a replacement ticket of equal or better value, or their money back.

Our Purpose: To bring the joy of live to fans globally.

At StubHub International, we are:

  • We put our fans first: A vibrant marketplace needs to earn and keep the trust of Fans - our buyers. We prioritise and work backwards from the Fan, with the conviction that a high trust Fan experience will serve the best interests of sellers and our business in the long-term.
  • We are one team with a purpose: We are stronger together. We collaborate in pursuit of ambitious shared purpose and goals. We empower others to respectfully challenge ideas when they disagree. We debate, decide, and commit.
  • We deliver: We are empowered to make data-driven decisions and take action. We balance quality, effort and speed. We seize opportunities, overcome obstacles and find solutions. We accept full ownership of our commitments and trust others to achieve theirs.
  • We are diverse & inclusive: We believe a diverse and inclusive workplace represents the world we live in, provides an environment for multiple perspectives to be considered, and helps us serve our customers better. We seek to understand and respect others regardless of their background or position.

The Opportunity:

We are currently looking for a skilled Software Developer with a strong Backend focus to join our team in Spain.


  • Develop platform related services and integrations to evolve our platform taking into account extensibility, throughput and scalability.
  • Cover your code with tests.
  • Pair review. Every piece of code is reviewed by your peers before merging.
  • Be the owner of your code and responsible for pushing it to production.
  • Follow Agile values and principles. We break product development work into small increments so we can add value sooner.
  • Be data driven. We use metrics to guide our development and validate new functionalities.
  • Work with CI / CD pipelines. We don’t like wasting time with manual, error-prone deployment work.


  • Extensive experience with object-oriented programming (extra kudos forJava).
  • Strong SQL knowledge (extra kudos for Oracle).
  • Experience building REST APIs for HA/scalable systems (extra kudos for OpenResty).
  • Experience working with any Cloud provider (extra kudos for GCP).
  • Experience with performance tuning and analysis tools.
  • Academic background in Computer Science or STEM fields is OK but not exclusive.
  • You are proactive. You create or control a situation rather than just responding to it after it has happened.
  • You write clean and maintainable code.
  • You feel comfortable working with Git (or any other distributed version control system).
  • You have strong verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Willing to improve and learn every day.
  • Prefer proven experience developing transactional, high-volume eCommerce, hosted web applications.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Permanent contract.
  • Flexible working day. We build relationships based on trust.
  • Good work environment is very important for us.
  • Benefits: Life insurance, private medical insurance (you and your direct family), pension plan, meal tickets, public transport pass, nursery tickets, time off and others.

Are you interested in joining an ambitious and close-knit team dedicated to solving meaningful customer problems? Your work will have a significant impact on the business, and help spread the joy of concerts, theater, and sports around the world.

We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel StubHub International is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work.