Director of Engineering - Product Development (d/f/m)

Scout24 has been revolutionising the real estate market for over 20 years. With successful products on our platform and services such as Flowfact, we are creating a digital ecosystem for the property sector in Germany and Austria. With our know-how and diverse services, we ensure market transparency and make complex decisions easy for our users.   

A diverse and inclusive team of proactive people awaits you at Scout24. Together, we bring innovative ideas forward in a data-driven environment. This is how ideas become reality.  

We need your support here.   

Our philosopy here is simple: not only do your ideas count, but you do too. We want you to grow with us and become a permanent member of our team. Because success develops together!  


What you can expect from us

  • Your time is precious: we offer flexible working hours, home office and 30 days holiday annually.
  • Commitment to diversity and an inclusive environment: We value diverse personalities, skills, values and backgrounds.  
  • Being a part of a company that promotes the topic of sustainability and lives by it every day.
  • Have kids? We'll support you with a professional family service, which helps you to find a childcare centre or offers emergency childcare.   
  • Moving? We offer support with the move and with the application for visas.  
  • Further development: from professional know-how and language courses to workshops on individual growth skills – Here you are the center of attention
  • Treat yourself to free coffee and tea, as well as fresh fruit, to strengthen you each day.
  • Stay healthy - Take part in company sports classes, team runs and cycling events. Also book massages or receive discounts for gyms.   
  • Dogs are welcome: Bring your dog to work (according to rules, of course!).   
  • We are a tech company: We work with the latest technical tools and hardware. 


We are looking for an empathetic technologist with a passion for building secure, reliable and performant products making customers fall in love with. In this role, you will have the opportunity to shape the future of our private customer facing products and bring alive the digital ecosystem for real estates. You will lead a talented group of engineers & tech related persons and be a valued peer of other functional leaders creating and delivering on the strategy and short-term requirements.

What we need from you

  • You will support your teams to build secure, reliable, and performant products by setting up on a strong product platform and establishing practices to achieve and retain engineering excellence.
  • You will team up with peers throughout the company to create our private customer related product roadmap and work with your teams to turn that roadmap into reality.
  • You have leadership skills that you use to inspire individuals and teams. You care about producing impact, not just output.
  • You care about the personal development of your teams and managers. Hiring the right people and improving those you are responsible for is just as important as building and improving the products.
  • You will support your teams to make sure they can dedicate enough effort directed towards sustaining engineering.
  • You will have end-to-end responsibility for your department's engineering function, including recruiting, capacity planning, and P&L.


What you need to bring

  • An engineering background, being able to evaluate complex technical decisions and identify potential technical problems and suggest solutions.
  • Passion for working in a cross functional team on aligned objectives.
  • Responsibility for high complexity and business critical projects or applications, experience with building large distributed systems.
  • Being able to adapt to change and find pragmatic solutions.
  • A toolkit for cultivating high-performant teams, with a focus on engineering excellence and the capability to lead managers.
  • A deep understanding of how to leverage the platform model to support the organization in a highly scalable way. 

Apply now!

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