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Our technology is built in-house and based in London. We’re a passionate team and believe in delivering a great user experience for our customers, striving to improve our product and systems is what we do. Lots of things are happening here (tech workshops, hackathons or pulling trucks - just to name a few), you can check us out on Twitter @GumtreeDevTeam Also, Gumtree is hiring. We are looking for passionate engineers for all roles, so come speak to us!
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