at Zalando SE (view profile)
Location Berlin, Germany
Date Posted July 11, 2018
Category European Union - EU Blue Card Jobs
Germany - Residence Permit Visa Jobs
Job Type python


Zalando is transforming from Europe’s leading e-commerce company into a multi-service platform for fashion. From logistics, to big brands, to manufactures - we’re building the platform that connects all people and parts of the fashion ecosystem.

Personalised Marketing is a new department with the mission to create a data-driven, automated and personalised digital marketing for Zalando. As a (Senior) Software Engineer you’ll work on the creation of internal tools to automate the ad-creation, management and/or bidding. In our cross-functional team, you’ll work closely with product managers, data scientists and data engineers and bring our marketing to the next level.

You Are Setting Standards

Variety. Together with product managers, data scientists and data engineers you will drive the development of our internal systems, ensuring efficient and user-friendly tooling. You will also be responsible of shaping a scalable and performant architecture of the internal systems that you will be working on.

Autonomy. Due to the size and startup-like set up of the tech team you will have the opportunity to decide together with your team on technical frameworks being used and have the opportunity to implement best practices whilst the team is growing.

Ownership. You will have end to end responsibility of all of your projects and will focus on building scalable and cloud ready software solutions in our AWS and API-first tech environment.

Excellence. You will join a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest standards when it comes to the quality of your code and implementation. You will add value by leveraging current trends in software design, architecture and web services.

You Are Skilled

Technology. In working with Python, Scala or Java and relational databases. You understand the properties of large scale distributed systems and have proven experience as a back-end developer. You are familiar with microservice architecture and RESTful APIs, particularly using a cloud infrastructure such as AWS. Experience or knowledge in frontend development with Angular or React and NoSQL databases is a plus.

Courageous. In taking ownership and being accountable for the results of your decisions.

Motivated. In making a positive impact on our engineering culture and encouraging knowledge sharing. Write clean, modular, well-annotated code that will make it easier to maintain, update, and scale.

Ambitious. In delivering products that re-define the customer experience and making bold decisions about the means and tools of delivery and operation. Always curious from performance improvement perspective.

You Are Offered

Culture. Open source commitment, trust and empowerment, Meetups, +170 self-organized technical and fun guilds, product demos, Coder-dojos, parties and events.

Perks. Competitive salary, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, public transport discounts, relocation assistance for internationals, free drinks and fruits, hardware of your choice.

Development. Tour of Mastery, extensive onboarding, personal branding support, technical trainings, opportunity to attend and speak at conferences.

Work Environment. Self-organised, autonomous teams and flexible working hours.

Visa Assistance

Open to assisting the right candidate with the following Visa(s) / Work Permit(s)

1) European Union - EU Blue Card Jobs
2) Germany - Residence Permit Visa Jobs

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