Java 11 | Java 8 | Scala

Scala Developer | In- House | Amsterdam | Leading Media Organization | 36-hour Workweek | Profit Shares | Java 11 | AWS | Big Data | Till 70K

  • Do you want to work with Big Data and Technologies like AWS and Scala?
  • Do you want to contribute with your software to help people find their next job or car?


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The Organization

This media company is active within the radio, newspapers, magazines, and online services in the Netherlands. They are an ambitious, leading publisher that is really passionate about its readers and web surfers. Two of their departments within their online services platform are currently looking for a Scala Developer who is able to transform their business needs into software solutions.

Within their Automotive sector they operate in car platforms that help you and five million other users a month, in finding their next car. Additionally, there is a lot going on for their next generation marketplace platforms. These are two well-known award winning brands in the Dutch labour market. The platforms help thousands of people find the perfect job and help a multitude of companies in finding the perfect candidate.

Overall there is a really vibrant and easy-going atmosphere within the teams and company. There is an open and diverse culture and their state of the art office breathes the same air.


The Team

Every team consists out of approximately 8/9 developers. The teams typically include a Scrum Master, PO, Backend Developers, Frontend Developers, a QA and a Devops Engineer. Within the teams there is a high level of seniority as there is a pushing demand of the business. Everyone in the team depends on each other’s effort and is willing to help each other wherever needed. As a Developer in the team you want to give your best every single day, like to contribute your own ideas and are able to work in a dynamic and free environment.


Your role

In order to stay at the top, the company is looking for an enthusiastic developer who is ahead of the game. As a Scala Developer you will help build and create the innovation required to remain at the top.

The company is currently replacing parts of our main application with microservices. You will be essential in making sure that small parts of the application are being replaced while still serving the high volume traffic on the website with of over 12 million page views a month. As a Scala Developer, you will contribute to a modern distributed microservices system architecture whilst working with lots of data.  You will do so by architecting, designing, developing, deploying and operating services that serve millions of users in a DevOps manner.

You will work in the following tech stack: Scala, Akka, Axon, AWS, Elasticsearch, Istio and Kubernetes.



  • Experience in OOP/FP
  • Experience with working in Scala
  • Fluent in English



  • Salary based on experience 
  • 36-hour workweek 
  • Flexible hours 
  • 12% in flexible benefits (8% holiday allowance) 
  • Profit shares 
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses 
  • 24 paid holidays 
  • Sceneric office location in Amsterdam 
  • Fully paid technical trainings 
  • Pension 



Are you interested in het above vacancy and want to make your next step within your career? Contact Caitlin de Keijzer then directly via caitlin@searchlite.nl or call 06-82366590. If you attach an updated version of your resume, she can directly see whether this could be a potential fit.


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