Software Engineer (m/f) - Scala - XING Corporate

For a better working life

For a better working life

Software Engineer (m/f) - Scala

XING is the social network for business professionals with millions of members all over the world. Help us shape the future – for a better working life! We currently have an opening at our headquarters in Hamburg.

Our Startpage team is responsible for selecting and displaying the most relevant stories for our users on our platform. This is done through a data driven relevance algorithm. At XING, we work with the latest technologies in a highly international environment. If you want to get things done rather than sit in meetings, enjoy helping others and learning from them, you’re going to have fun in our team.

A challenging task

  • Solve challenging problems related to distributed systems, real-time processing and machine learning
  • A positive mind-set and the people skills to work with various people in various positions
  • Perform analyses on massive amounts of data and help designing new data-driven services and products
  • Implement smart data-driven algorithms and services using Scala and technologies such as Play, Spark, Akka and Hadoop technologies

A convincing background

  • Solid programming skills in Scala, Java or Ruby
  • At least 2 years of Software Engineering experience
  • Experience in building scalable software that processes large datasets
  • Ideally, some theoretical and practical knowledge about information retrieval or machine learning
  • Proficient English language skills (German is not required)

An inspiring environment

XING offers a dynamic environment located in the centre of Hamburg. As well as flexible working hours, you’ll have an opportunity to unleash your skills and acquire new ones. We offer a wide range of training courses in addition to German, English and Spanish lessons, regular team and offsite events, and lots of fun. We also provide free drinks and organic fruit as well as a Proficard public transport ticket, restaurant vouchers and travel insurance. And let’s not forget the smartphone or iPad that you can use privately. You’ll also be provided with a high-end Macbook Pro, and our offices have table football tables. If you’re feeling really sporty, we also have great gym deals, and various other benefits….

If this profile matches your expertise, experience and aspirations, we’d be delighted to receive your full application, including salary requirements and possible starting date.

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Martina Hertel

Martina Hertel

HR Manager

Software Engineering 

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