Scout24 operates leading digital classifieds platforms in Germany and other selected European countries. The main operations under the umbrella brand Scout24 are the digital marketplaces ImmobilienScout24 and AutoScout24. ImmobilienScout24 is the leading 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. Scout24’s digital marketplaces are empowering people to realize their property and car-owning dreams simply, efficiently and stress-free. For more information, please visit:


Engineering Manager (m/f)

Berlin, Full Time


The Residential team is the biggest market segment of ImmobilienScout! Your work and decisions will have a direct impact on thousands of customers experiences. We are a cross-functional team responsible for helping people find the home that best suits their needs or find the best agents to help in selling their house.

We value the entrepreneurial mindset, open-mindedness, adaptability, being polyglot, not afraid of taking risks, ownership & responsibility. You will lead the team from both technical and people perspective, have possibility to make technical decisions, coach the team and guide them to the right technical direction of the team, plus have full management responsibility.

What we need from you:

  • Recruit and hire talented engineers and ensure they get up to speed.

  • Work with other engineering teams to align and propose technical solutions for cross-cutting problems.

  • Participate in architectural discussions, regularly propose and discuss solutions to a system or product.

  • Work with product owners and challenge them in product initiatives and strategy.

  • Be aware of work status, remove blockages and ensure the people are doing the most important work.

  • Provide both technical and personal guidance to your engineers.

  • Continuously improve the tools your team develops with a lean product development mindset.

  • Willingness to write professional articles, blog posts, speak at conferences and/or organize meetups.


What we need you to bring:

You are as enthusiastic about building teams as you are about building new products. You believe teams get satisfaction from the measurable results of solutions to difficult problems. To be great at this role you…

  • Are an engineer at heart. Proficiency in modern programming languages - preferably Scala, Java or Python.

  • Have a deep understanding of Continuous Integration & Delivery.

  • Are comfortable with version control systems (Git preferred).

  • Have familiarity with Docker and related technologies.

  • Have knowledge of cloud environments (we use AWS) and microservice architectures.

  • Are familiar with search technologies such as Lucene, Solr or ElasticSearch.

  • Bring several years of experience leading multi-disciplinary and multi-culture teams.

  • Prefer to prove your ideas by trying them and measuring their impact. You accept failure is part of that process.

  • Are a strong technical mentor. You’ll lead your team by example.


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
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