Scala developer

Amsterdam – For &, also known as DPG Recruitment, we are looking for a Scala Developer.

We aggregate enormous amounts of data, host thousands of vacancies, and we deal with millions of data points. The size and scale of both Nationale Vacaturebank & Intermediair are substantial, averaging 2 million unique users a month. As part of DPG Media, both Nationale Vacaturebank and Intermediair, help thousands of people find jobs, and add value to a multitude of companies. 

This is your chance to work on a modern distributed microservices system architecture, building services for high volume traffic and working with lots of data. We build software interactively and based on empiricism. We are therefore looking for engineers who are comfortable in searching 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.

What you’ll do

Being at the top requires forward-thinking. We are looking for Scala developers to help build and create the innovation required to remain at the top of the employment branch. 

  • Adding new functionalities to the website, by building microservices;
  • Test driven development (TDD);
  • CI/CD;
  • Continuous improvement, and keep track of issues;
  • It’s an advantage if you are able to help with the microservice architecture.
  • You will be working on improving our matching strategy that allow us to help thousands of people find the perfect job;
  • You will be working on enhancing commerce management capabilities to add value to a multitude of companies to find the perfect candidate.


We offer  

  • A competitive, experience-based salary;
  • A one-year or permanent contract;
  • 38-hour workweek;
  • 12% in flexible benefits (of which 8% is holiday allowance);
  • A percentage of profit shares;
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses;
  • 37 paid holiday days;
  • An excellent pension scheme;
  • An outstanding relocation package;
  • Fully paid functional technical training;
  • The opportunity to work with the latest tech stack.


Who you are you

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.

We currently work with a modern tech stack which includes;  Scala & Java. You should be able to analyze the JVM metrics, SBT, Akka, Axon or other CQRS & Event Sourcing framework & AWS SDK

The extras we offer

Working for DPG Media means a lot of space for personal growth. We have our own in-house (technical) coaching, in which you can take part. There also are several ways to switch out conditions of employment, such as buying or trading vacation days or a bike with a tax advantage. When joining our company, you’ll receive a warm welcome. With an extended kickstart programme and a buddy, who will guide you and help you get settled. A fan of extracurricular activities? Sign up for our ‘Young DPG’. Prefer something active? Several different sports classes, such as Bootcamp or (kick)boxing, are also a possibility! 

Interested? Apply!

Want to apply directly? Click the ‘apply now’ button on this page. Want to know more about this position? Contact Syreetha Mijnals via or tel:+31 6 11 400174. You could even send us a message on Whatsapp! 

Agency? No, thank you!

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