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: www.scout24.com.

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer highly passionate about data and persistence infrastructure related software engineering, keen about providing infrastructure as code. You will join our Platform Engineering segment, where we take care for a variety of data infrastructure stacks in private and public clouds. This includes Kafka clusters as well as relational and NoSQL databases. Working with cutting-edge technologies, you will have large impact on how our new cloud persistence infrastructures are designed, developed and deployed.


What we need from you:

  • Design and build persistence infrastructures as code
  • Automate data persistence related processes in Microservice architectures as well as in legacy environments
  • Take responsibility for the full stack: Build, test, deploy and operate data infrastructure components
  • Desire to inspire others and pass on your knowledge
  • Desire to learn from others and intentionally seek new perspectives
  • Desire to deliver incremental value on each step you go
  • Raise the bar for your team technically

What we need you to bring:  

  • University degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Professional expertise in at least one (object) oriented programming language, preferably Scala, Java or Python
  • Practice in Test Driven Development, Clean Code and Pair Programming
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery policies and tools
  • Ambition to develop data related products and infrastructures
  • Basic knowledge of relational or NoSQL data stores
  • Fluency in English, German is a plus

What gives you a plus: 

  • Familiarity with MySQL, PostgreSQL or Oracle
  • Familiarity with streaming technologies, especially Apache Kafka
  • Experience with AWS cloud database technologies
  • Familiarity with AWS deployment and monitoring frameworks and tools

If this appeals to you but you are in doubt about how exactly your skills match our requirements: We value personality, ambition and an open mind. Don’t hesitate to get in touch and present your personal strengths to us.

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
  • Got curious? Then take a look behind the scenes: https://walls.io/scout24

We want to hear from you, so apply directly online. Or else, if you have any questions regarding your application, please send an email to jobs@scout24.com

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