at Zalando SE (view profile)
Location Berlin, Germany
Date Posted March 13, 2018
Category European Union - EU Blue Card Jobs
Germany - Residence Permit Visa Jobs
Job Type java



As a Senior Full Stack Engineer in our Retail Core Teams, you work on the systems that power the heart of Zalando. You build the procure-to-pay solutions that handle Zalando’s multi-billion Euro purchasing spend. Your systems are used by hundreds of internal users and 1000+ of our suppliers every day to provide our millions of customers with the fashion they love. With a strong focus on automating all relevant business processes and on digitizing all interactions with our suppliers, we are looking for outstanding software engineers that can understand complex processes and data structures, and who enjoy seeing the impact they deliver through close interactions with our users and clearly defined KPIs. If you also enjoy building state-of-the-art cloud applications using a microservice-based architecture and working in small and dedicated agile teams, you should join us and help us build the future of Zalando.


Ownership. You and your team will take ownership of the whole development cycle - from architecture design to implementation and testing as well as maintenance.

Excellence. You write code that your peers praise for its elegance and readability. You will add value by leveraging current trends in software design, architecture, and technology.

Impact. You use your world-class development techniques to deliver a high-performance, stable and auto-scaling production system that delivers business value in weeks, not quarters or years.


Experience. You consider yourself a Full Stack Engineer. You are fluent in both backend (Java and/or Scala) and frontend (React, Aurelia) technologies with at least 5 years of industry experience. Ideally, you have also developed complex internal systems (e.g. ERP, Supply Chain Management) or Web Applications for complex business domains.

Technologies. You have experience in system architecture and RESTful API design and you can build microservice-based systems, preferably in the cloud.

Variety. You can design, develop, deploy, operate and improve important software solutions with a DevOps mindset that impact hundreds of colleagues, thousands of suppliers and millions of customers.

Drive. You want to have an impact by effectively communicating with colleagues, leading team meetings and finding creative solutions to complex problems. You enjoy driving continuous improvement and innovation.


Culture. You will be welcomed by a culture of trust, empowerment, and feedback.  

Package. Competitive salary and many perks, such as great shopping discount on a wide range of products on; discounts from external partners; public transport discounts; relocation assistance for internationals; municipality services*; family service and parent & child rooms*; additional holidays & volunteering time off; diverse sports and health offerings.

Development. Extensive onboarding; personal branding support focused on leadership; Career framework with clear opportunities (including technical impact tracks); opportunity to attend and speak at conferences; 100+ internal guilds; tech talks; product demos; access to a wide variety of learning sources (e.g. Safari books, “video tutorial platform”); coder dojos.

Peers. You will work together with accomplished experts coming from all over the world and great self-organized teams.


If you need guidance or have any questions about our hiring processes, please contact our Recruiter Rebecca Kurzbuch. 

As Zalando transforms from Europe’s leading e-commerce company into a multi-service platform for fashion, this is an exciting time to join us.

We live Radical Agility, a methodology built on trust and backed by an architecture that lets us move fast while keeping complexity low. Open Source and InnerSource development is integral to our engineering practices and culture, supported at every level.

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