Join our Product & Technology Community at idealo

As the largest department at idealo, Product & Technology develops a perfect buying experience for smart price comparisons in Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Austria, and the UK from over 350 million offers. For this purpose, our Software Engineers, Product Owners, Product Analysts, Data Engineers, Data Analysts, User Researchers, and UX/UI Designers ensure the high-performance processing of incoming offers and continuous price updates. Features such as wishlist and price alert help our users to decide on the right product. The idealo user account and the idealo direct purchase feature make shopping convenient. From search to checkout!

Perks

>400

Product & Technology Experts

>400 Million

Offers online

4.5 Billion

processed offer imports and updates per day

>16 Million

App Downloads

up to 16,000

https requests per second

2,000

VMs and 4.800 Kubernetes Pods

Our lean Product & Technology organization with the customer in mind

Our Product & Technology organization focuses on our customers and their needs. It enables us as a tech organization to grow and drive essential projects forward. With a Domains and Product Areas setup, we can work closely with the business counterparts on projects that directly make a difference for our users and partners.

Catalogue eXperience

From the customer's point of view, the Catalogue eXperience domain is probably the most tangible part of the idealo experience: How do I find the right product and the best price from over 350 million offers? The Mobile App Development (MAD), Product Discovery and P&T International product areas are working on this for the idealo shopping offers in France, Austria, Spain, the UK, and Italy. The Catalogue eXperience domain works closely with the Content Department.

Purchase

No online shopping without a purchase. In the purchase domain, the product areas Shopping and After Sales take care of order processing, customer communication, fulfillment, checkout via lead out or idealo CPO, and payment. In 2020, our product area Local Offers was launched to integrate stationary retailers' offers into the idealo catalog. The Purchase domain, therefore, works closely with the Customer Experience area. It's the make-it-or-break-it moment in our customer journey.

Marketing Services & User Insights

If one never misses a bargain again, idealo users become idealo fans! With the idealo customer account, the wishlist, and the price alert, we have convincing product features that offer our users real added value on mobile, tablet, and desktop. Therefore, Acquisition Loyalty and User Insights product areas work closely with our marketing teams to increase customer activity and loyalty.

Inventory Biz

The Inventory Biz domain with the Merchant Business and Inventory product areas is the backbone of our shopping platform. Because without a merchant platform, there is no inventory and therefore no offers for price comparison. That’s why our Inventory Biz Domain works closely with our B2B Sales & Account Management Team.

Accelerate Teams

The Product Areas Software Architecture, Corporate Platform, and our Agile Coaches team support internal processes and provide the necessary technologies, hardware, and software platforms, thus bringing everyone up to speed as Domain Accelerate teams.

Foundation Platform

The Domain Foundation Platform unites the Product Areas Data Platform, Web Platform and Traffic Engineering and provides the other Domains and Product Areas with important internal services and technologies.

Product & Technology at idealo Travel

In the idealo Reise business unit, a large, integrated technology team takes care of the entire idealo travel and flight search product experience in a total of 14 countries. Direct communication within the tech team and a shared passion for travel make working in this team special!

Strong Domains need expert support

User Experience (UX)

The teams UX Research and UX Design form the User Experience (UX) department at Product & Technology. The teams work as a decentralized unit in the Products Areas in cross-functional teams with Product Owners and developers. With the users in mind, our UX experts work closely with other disciplines to design websites, mobile apps, or internet of things applications to make people's lives easier. The UX research experts source and provide valuable user insights from online surveys and behavioral studies.

IT Security

Information security and IT risk management are the responsibility of our IT Security Team. They support and help our teams at idealo to operate, administer, maintain, and develop systems, services, and applications securely and to collect, process, and store the associated data securely and in compliance with data protection laws. The team is supported by internally trained "Security Ninjas" in the individual teams across the organization.

"Explore, build, test, automate, run, and hopefully never need to go back!"

Bogdan Girman, System Engineer

Bogdan Girman, System Engineer

idealo Tech Stack

At idealo, we are building infrastructure, products, and services with the user in mind. With a strong focus on Open Source and scalability, we are consistently investing in talent as well as state-of-the-art tools and systems to accelerate our growth today and in the future. Check out our idealo Tech Stack!

idealo tech stack

Our principles define the playing field for the best solutions

We're setting ourselves clear and measurable goals using the OKR methods across the entire company. This provides product teams with great freedom and autonomy. We trust in their capabilities and let them do what they can do best: develop solutions and products that create value, solve problems, and unlock new opportunities for the business and our users.

"The challenge of coding is finding solutions and focus."

Eva Göttert, Software Engineer

Eva Göttert, Software Engineer

Why our people enjoy working at idealo

People-first culture

A people-first culture that promotes your personal and professional development based on your strengths and individual goals.

Wide range of learning opportunities

Access to learning & development resources at idealo and the Axel Springer Group. Choose your preferred courses from the growing list of online courses on Udemy or the idealo Learning Hub and extend your knowledge and professional network by attending conferences and meetups.

Striving for team success

Varied tasks in a highly motivated and growing team where everyone plays for team success and supports each other to become stronger.

Working with focus & flow

We are a principle-based product & technology organization using OKRs for setting and measuring our goals. We work with agile methods giving a lot of responsibility and freedom to the individual teams to focus on the things that make the difference for our customers.

#NewWork

From fixed or flexible workplaces to collab spaces for teamwork or cozy retreats for concentrated individual work: At our new home base, you will find the right space for every task. Of course, this also applies to flexible working hours and individual home office or remote work solutions.

Part of a growing Tech Community

A diverse and engaged community of over 400 highly skilled and experienced technologists and product experts from +60 nations at idealo and a growing tech network at the Axel Springer Group. Located in Europe's most modern office building in the heart of Berlin.

Attractive compensation & benefits

We offer a competitive compensation package and various attractive benefits that are not only great for our employees but also promote a sustainable lifestyle incl. JobRad/Bike Leasing, free organic breakfast and subsidized vegetarian and vegan lunch options in our canteen as well as free delicious fair-trade coffee specialties just a minute away from your office desk.

Connect with idealo Product & Technology

idealo TECH

idealo Tech Blog

idealo Tech Events Meetup Group Berlin

Open positions at idealo Product & Technology

You are an open-minded team player thriving for impact and driven by the motivation to make everyone stronger around you? Welcome to idealo!

We are looking for technologists infused by curiosity and excitement – makers and shakers who can dive deep, but also hands-on to provide a quick fix that keeps the services running. We appreciate people who voice their opinion and take the initiative and explore new technologies that will bring the team and idealo to the next level!

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