Technical Lead (Java) – Zalando Premium Logistics

at Zalando SE (view profile)
Location Berlin, Germany
Date Posted November 30, 2018
Category European Union - EU Blue Card Jobs
Germany - Residence Permit Visa Jobs
Job Type angularjs



Department: Logistics Technology
Reports to: Dedicated Owner, Zalando Premium Logistics
Team Size: <10
Recruiter Name, Email: Amanda Lamont, [email protected]

As a Technical Lead for Zalando Premium Logistics in Berlin, you will own the overarching architectural design and execution of our latest scalable platform for same-day, last mile delivery in multiple locations across Europe. By building products that transform the way we do business every day, we delight our customers and make their Zalando experience as exciting as possible.


  • Create a robust and end-to-end partner-facing platform which enables seamless same-day and next day evening deliveries and allows for automated supplier as well as partner onboarding, routing optimization and automated reporting as required by partners and suppliers in multiple locations across Europe
  • Lead a team of software engineers and product specialists to fulfill the 4D product lifecycle and to implement user-friendly, customer centric solutions
  • Drive the strategic vision of the product while balancing existing and anticipated technological complexity 


  • Significant leadership experience, you have led cross-functional teams in a global e-commerce or logistics company in tech
  • A solid background in software engineering with a strong understanding of core priorities, KPI’s and underlying system architecture
  • Effective communication skills in English, ability to understand and translate business and user requirements across teams and senior leadership
  • Academic degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technology or related fields


  • Culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback,open source commitment, meetups, leadership academy, 70+ internal technical and guilds, tech talks, blogs, product demos, parties & events
  • Competitive package (base and equity), 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, centrally located offices, public transport discounts, municipality services, great IT equipment, flexible working times, additional holidays and volunteering time off, free beverages and fruits, diverse sports and health offerings
  • Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms* (*available in select locations)

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

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