Software Developer - People Tech

Job Category

  • Technology & UX/UI Design


  • Helsinki


  • Full-Time
  • Professional Level


  • Zalando SE


Department: Digital Foundations
Reports to: Engineering Lead
Team Size: <5
Recruiter: William Scharf,

As a Full Stack Developer, you will build products used by thousands of employees and tens of thousands of candidates. You will create solutions using predictive analytics and a variety of skills from API development to data and application processing.


  • Revolutionize our internal products through your knowledge of artificial intelligence, chatbots, and recommendation engines
  • Build and maintain APIs transferring data through our internal systems, and maintaining our products including the career website and manage deployment via AWS
  • Take ownership for the entire development cycle - from architecture design to testing to implementation to operation and maintenance
  • Deliver products that redefine the customer experience and making bold decisions about the means and tools of delivery and operation


  • You are currently a full stack software engineer or a frontend or backend engineer with professional experience willing to progress to professional proficiency in both frontend and backend technologies
  • You have professional competence with modern web frontends like ReactJS and/or backend services like Java or Scala
  • You are passionate about being a software generalist, over a specialist, and you take ownership and are accountable for the results of your decisions


  • Culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback, open source commitment, meetups, game nights, +70 internal technical and fun guilds, tech talks, product demos, parties & events.
  • Competitive salary, 40% Zalando shopping discount, private health insurance, sports and leisure vouchers, public transport discounts, relocation assistance for internationals, free drinks & fruits.
  • Tour of Mastery, extensive onboarding, personal branding support, personal development budget

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. We bring head-to-toe fashion to more than 23 million active customers across 15 markets. Our platform is built in-house, using open source and state of the art technologies.

Teams at our Helsinki Tech Hub work on many of the cornerstones of our Fashion Store, including personalization and social fashion influencing components. Through full stack engineering and research, we turn visionary ideas into new emerging businesses with real potential. By tackling the most challenging problems for the fashion industry, we drive the personal digital experience and underlying knowledge models to create the most inspirational fashion experience for our customers.

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