Senior Frontend Engineer - Monitoring & Observability Infrastructure

Zalando SE


Department: Platform Infrastructure

Reports to: Engineering Lead

Team Size: 5+

Recruiter Name, E-mail: George Pretty,


As a Senior Frontend Specialist, you improve our current solutions and bring knowledge in Progressive Web Apps and evolving standards of the modern web platform to build the next evolution of our observability tool suite.



  • Deciding together on the technologies and tools to utilize as well as operating large-scale monitoring applications on PaaS/IaaS. You build it, you run it, and you maintain it
  • Driving the whole development cycle according to its purpose - from implementation to testing and maintenance
  • Delivering the highest standards when it comes to the scalability, performance and user-centricity of our software
  • Web Components, Service Workers, Isomorphic Rendering and Accessibility are more than buzz words for you



  • Experienced with a subset or combination of modern frontend stacks around React + Redux, AngularJS or 2, Vue.js, WebComponents, Backbone.js, Webpack, D3 & SVG on top of - of course - HTML5, ES6 JavaScript and CSS
  • An interest in databases, microservices, REST APIs etc. You care about reliability, scalability and performance of your app end to end
  • Ability in deploying and operating your application in Cloud infrastructure. You care about logging, monitoring (metrics and event based), automated tests and fast delivery
  • Experience in working closely with Product and have an eye for good design. You care about end users and their experience using the products we build



  • Culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback, open source commitment, meetups, game nights, 70+ internal technical and fun guilds, knowledge sharing through tech talks, internal tech academy and blogs, product demos, parties & events
  • Competitive salary, employee share shop, 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
  • Extensive onboarding, mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • 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.



Zalando is Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, connecting customers, brands and partners across 17 markets. We drive digital solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 23 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.


Visibility is an area within a central function called Platform Infrastructure. The purpose of Platform Infrastructure is to provide frameworks, tools, services and environments for Zalando’s software teams to develop, deploy, and operate their software. We offer productivity, quality, security, compliance, observability, reliability, scalability, and cost efficiency by design. In Visibility we create an important part of the safety net around Zalando services. With our infrastructure, tooling and support more than 200 engineering teams can easily observe the behaviour and performance indicators of their applications and infrastructure, detect incidents, alert on certain conditions and conduct root cause analysis of incidents.

Job Info





Job Category

Technology & UX/UI Design

Experience Level

Professional Level



George Pretty

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