Vacature Scala Developer Amsterdam | Help Highly Successful AI Driven Scale-Up Build the Rocketship! | Scala, Akka, NoSQL, GCP, Kubernetes | up to € 80.000

Your job: Scala Developer Amsterdam

  • Do you want to help build a very innovative, quickly growing, AI/Streaming data powered, SaaS product start- backed by some of the biggest tech companies on the planet?
  • Do you love functional programming, solving data driven/event-based challenges and building a booming tech scale-up company with the potential to dwarf competitors in Silicon Valley?
  • Do you love building a high impact heavily distributed, real-time product that has the potential to improve the daily lives of millions of consumers all over the world?

Sounds interesting? Then read on!

Your employer: Using the power of AI & real time data to enable millions of people to develop themselves

This high tech scale-up from the amazing city of Amsterdam is currently in a very unique position! They have built and run the Beta version of their product and it’s a hit! Hundreds of customers and tens of thousands of daily users are raving fans and have used their real time, (streaming) data driven product to learn better, faster and work more efficiently. They also enable growth and engagement so users can offer amazingly better service to their hundreds of thousands of consumer customers. Your effort helps lots of people all over the world in a very direct way!

Their product is such a hit that they have attracted the eyes and investments of some of the biggest tech names on the planet. In 2020 they have started to build this rocket ship and have hired some of the most respected names within Scala and Functional programming. Now we need more solid Scala professionals like you for the next step!

Your role: Scala Developer Amsterdam

As Scala Developer Amsterdam you play a fundamental role in enabling this innovative tech scale-up further. The impact you can have is huge! Not to speak about what you could learn. You will get to work with some of keenest minds within functional programming world and together you are tasked to build their ambitious roadmap to conquer the global market!

If you love the excitement of developing awesome AI/Streaming data driven features in a fast paced startup environment, without compromising on tests or neglecting software craftsmanship, this is for you! You will get to work on heavily distributed, real time systems that process hundreds of millions, if not billions of events per day! While helping your AI colleagues to implement distributed ML algo’s. All while working with some of the smartest colleagues like backend + data engineers, frontend specialists and product designers you will ever find!

Growth potential

This role is one where you can really boost your career! As soon as this Rocket Ship takes off your career will go parabolic. Just think about joining that one start-up just before they caught the big wave of fame. Cool right?!

What is required?

  • 2-6 years professional development experience
  • Professional experience with Scala and stream processing
  • Experience working within an ambitious start-up/scale-up environment
  • Experience working within data driven companies is a big plus
  • Experience with Akka (streams and/or Http) is a plus
  • Experience with Kafka, NoSQL or ElasticSearch is a plus
  • Experience with deploying to Kubernetes and running your own code in production is a big plus

What is offered?

  • Between € 50.000 and € 80.000 gross per year based on experience and added value
  • Stock options!
  • Up to 2 days working from home per week (post covid)
  • Your own (external) coach facilitating your growth
  • Unlimited holidays!
  • Amazing team and Friday events
  • The best hardware money can buy!
  • Lots of room for self-development
  • Big training budget
  • The opportunity of a lifetime!

Are you ready to help build this rocket ship and take it to the moon (and beyond)!?


Then apply now via the form below or send your CV to Robert Hawker via

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