Backend Developer, Autotrack

Afdeling in Amsterdam Noord

Within the Persgroep for Autotrack, we are looking for a Backend developer. 

On the Autotrack platform, we list thousands of dealers and hundreds of thousands of cars. All with the single purpose of helping a million people every month to make one of the most difficult life decisions. 

To help us handle the high amount of visitors and data we are looking for a backend developer to join the development team of Autotrack.

Our product team is from all over the world, so you need to be comfortable communicating in English both written and verbally. You will work with a technology team 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. 

What we will offer you 

As a Backend developer at Autotrack, we will provide you with a comfortable package so you can fully focus on the task at hand. We have detailed several benefits below;

  • The Backend Developer will have a comfortable salary up to 65.000,- euro
  • An extensive pension scheme, in which de Persgroep supplies around 66% of your pension 
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses 
  • 8% holiday allowance + 4% flexible budget, which can also be used for sports, personal development, holidays or to buy a new bike
  • 37 holidays


What you will be doing

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 renewing our applications.

Think you might want to join us? Please send your CV to JaapJan.Lammers@persgroep.nl or Whatsapp/ call me on 0650474528 

Who you are you

For this role, we are looking for a backend developer who has recent and relative experience in building software for high traffic websites in a team setting. Currently, we work with technologies like Scala, Play, Axon, SQS, Kubernetes, Elasticsearch, MongoDB. 

You should be comfortable working with Scala or another JVM based language, also we prefer candidates who have production experience with multiple backend programming languages and techniques.

What else we will offer you 

Working for De Persgroep means working for the biggest contender in the Dutch media landscape; giving you the chance to contribute to ‘the news of tomorrow’. Within our company, there is a lot of space for personal growth. We have our own in-house coaching program, in which you can take part and you’ll obviously receive an excellent pension scheme, travel expenses, 12% holiday pay and a paycheck suited to your experience. There also are several ways to switch out conditions of employment, such as buying or trading vacation days or purchasing a bike with a tax advantage. When joining our company, you’ll receive a warm welcome. With an extended kickstart program and a buddy, who will guide you and help you get settled. A fan of extracurricular activities? Sign up for our ‘Persgroepies’. Prefer something active? Several different sports classes, such as a Bootcamp or (kick)boxing class, are also a possibility!

Interested in becoming our Backend Developer? 

Click the ‘apply now’ button or visit persgroep.nl/werkenbij. Want to know more about this position please contact the Jaap Jan Lammers via email Jaapjan.lammers@persgroep.nl or phone 06 50474528. You could even send us a message on WhatsApp!

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