Scout24 operates leading digital marketplaces in Germany and other selected European countries. ImmobilienScout24 and AutoScout24 are the main operations under the Scout24 brand. ImmobilienScout24 is the leading ding digital real estate classifieds platform in Germany, based on consumer traffic and time spent as well as customer numbers and listings. AutoScout24 is a leading automotive digital classifieds platform in Europe, in terms of unique monthly visitors and listings. With our digital marketplaces we are inspiring people’s best decisions. Our purpose is to connect people with cars and homes. More than 1,500 employees in Germany and across Europe work on offering value to our consumers and customers. For more information, please visit:


Principal Engineer (m/f/x) Platform Engineering

Berlin, Full Time


We are looking for a principal engineer to support, guide, and inspire a team of software and systems engineers within the Cloud solutions organization and contribute to the development of the team in alignment with our overall strategy. This role is a key position within a leadership team that defines and executes the segment strategy. 


What we need from you:  

  • Help us to (re)shape engineering culture at Scout24 – mentor our engineers, facilitate meetings and help us to make the right decisions 
  • Ensure our architecture vision, strategy and consistency that will benefit the company in the long term 
  • Support our cross functional teams for architectural decisions 
  • Explore, evaluate and introduce modern technologies and toolings 
  • Be architectural representative (external & internal) on the company level 
  • Help shape and influence the culture of the organization, as part of Scout24’s management team 


What we you need to bring: 

  • Minimum 6 years of experience as a software engineer  
  • A passion for becoming one of THE trusted advisors of the company 
  • A toolkit to coach, mentor and guide your Stakeholders 
  • A clear and fluid communication style when articulating your ideas 
  • A customer and product-oriented mindset 
  • Very good command of written and spoken English 


What you can expect from us: 

At Scout24 we value the diversity of our employees as much as our users’ individual life scripts. Our doors are open for everyone and free of stereotyped thinking. The power of our team grows with the variety of individual perspectives. Our culture embraces a workplace that fits in with your personal way of life. Together, we build leading digital marketplaces in Europe. Some of the things we offer include: 

  • An environment that provides the opportunity for impact you would find in a start-up combined with the resources of a market leader 
  • Competitive salaries, an attractive company pension plan and personal benefits such as gym membership discount as a start 
  • Great work-life balance, including flexible working hours, home office and 30 days of vacation annually 
  • A commitment to diversity and a positive environment where we are not just colleagues but teammates and friends 
  • Continuous development including skills training, language courses, and many other workshops and sessions 
  • Our on-site canteen, fresh fruit, free drinks and more 
  • We want to hear from you, so apply directly online 

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