Scala developer

Job description

Amsterdam – As a Scala developer, you will make decisions in the choice of technology and build upon our car platforms that will help five million users a month find their next car.


Who are we

Automotive Mediaventions consists of three brands: AutoTrack, Gaspedaal & Autowereld. We list thousands of dealers and hundreds of thousands of cars on these websites. Currently, our team is in transition between working top-down to a self-steering approach. Our priorities are being a great place to work as an engineer and delivering high-quality products and services.


Our stack: Scala, Java, Play, Axon, SQS, Javascript, Kubernetes, Elasticsearch, MongoDB. 


What you’ll do

We are currently replacing parts of our main application with microservices while we keep serving over 12 million page views a month. You will help us by figuring out how we can continue to deliver value while replacing small parts of our applications. You will also contribute to a modern distributed microservices system architecture, building services for high volume traffic and working with lots of data. Your main focus is:

  • Applying knowledge of software engineering, as well as coding best practices that minimize tech and architecture debt;
  • Architecting, designing, developing, deploying and operating services that serve millions of users in a DevOps manner;
  • Continuously search for the most efficient way of building software to prove ideas, and know how to harden these successful outcomes into a performant architecture that is scalable.


We offer

  • An experience-based salary.
  • 36-hour workweek.
  • 12% in flexible benefits (of which 8% is holiday allowance).
  • A percentage of profit shares.
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses.
  • 24 paid holiday days.
  • Location in Amsterdam.
  • Fully paid functional technical training.

Job requirements

Who you are

For this role, we are really looking for someone who can translate business needs and problems into software solutions. Also, you should be interested in industry developments and good at keeping your knowledge relevant and recent.

  • Several years of experience in OOP/FP (Java/Scala) to demonstrate a level of maturity;
  • Experience with Akka, Axon or Event Sourcing and/or CQRS;
  • Having worked in an Agile environment;
  • Comfortable working with AWS or other cloud environments.


Are you going to be our new colleague? Apply now!

Do you still have some more questions? I will happily answer those via mark.van.dommelen@dpgmedia.nl +316 83 80 00 59. A WhatsApp message is also possible.


We love doing our own recruitment and are not interested in working with agencies.