Backend Engineer (Java) - Zalando Payments

Job Category

  • Technology & UX/UI Design


  • Berlin


  • Full-Time
  • Professional Level


  • Zalando Payments GmbH


You Are Ready To Make An Impact

At Zalando Payments, we are processing all financial transactions of Zalando’s fashion store and other consumer facing apps. Starting with a flawless user experience in the checkout over the processing of the payments to reconciliation in the backend, we cover the entire financial process to boost conversion and deliver a competitive advantage to our customers through smart risk steering.

As a Senior Backend Engineer at Zalando Payments, you will build risk assessment systems which process Billions of euros every year. You will help to shape an architecture that scales and allows for rapid feature development and testing to adjust to our ever changing demand.

You Are Setting Standards

Variety. You design, develop, deploy, operate and improve important software solutions that possibly impact millions of customers.

Autonomy. Based on our Microservices architecture, you and your team will own your code, and decide on the technologies and tools to deliver as well operate large-scale applications on PaaS/SaaS cloud (AWS).

Ownership. You and your team will work like a startup and take ownership for the whole development cycle - from architecture design to testing to implementation and maintenance.

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 Java 8 or Scala and relational as well as NoSQL databases. You understand the properties of large scale distributed systems and have proven experience as a back-end developer. Experience or knowledge in a stream processing frameworks such as Flink, Spark Streaming, Samza are nice to have. Experience with developing applications with Apache Solr cluster is considered 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. Culture of trust and empowerment, open source commitment, meetups, game nights, +70 internal technical and fun guilds, tech talks, product demos, Coderdojos, parties & events.

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

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

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

Want to join us? Then go ahead and apply!
If you need guidance or have any questions about our hiring processes, please contact our recruiter Maria Garcia

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