Engineering Manager - Information Infrastructure

Zalando SE

Engineering Manager, Information Infrastructure - Dublin

Zalando is transforming from Europe’s largest online e-commerce retailer to a multi-service platform providing fashion as a service. Our aim is to build superior experiences and options for consumers whilst also enhancing reach for merchants through a platform business model.

The Information Infrastructure teams are building out Zalando’s core data platforms. We work with the critical customer and product information which provides our 25 million active customers with an inspirational experience across millions of products while engaging our partners and fashion’s biggest brands.

We have a cloud-based microservices architecture based on a leading-edge technology stack comprised of REST APIs, Scala, Spark, Kafka, Elasticsearch, Kubernetes and Docker amongst others - check our Tech Radar for more information on the technologies we use.

As an Engineering Manager at Zalando in Dublin, you are -

  • Able to influence, guide and coach multiple engineering teams towards delivery of high-performing, stable and auto-scaling production services.
  • Able to coach and mentor the individuals within your teams towards mastery and the realisation of their full potential.
  • Able to collaborate and build relationships with other engineering managers across the organisation.


You can -

  • Easily find your way and lead others through complex, distributed systems, and call-on the principles of highly available, scalable, maintainable and performant services.
  • Facilitate collaboration, communication and decision-making between different engineering teams and stakeholders.
  • Attract and retain diverse talent to your teams and cultivate a culture of ownership, autonomy, mastery, innovation and purpose.
  • Proudly represent Zalando at conferences and meetups and give technical talks.


You have -

  • A track-record in the delivery of value and software to your business.
  • A degree in computer science or related discipline.
  • Experience in building and operating large cloud-based systems, to tight SLAs, in 24/7 environments
  • 5+ years of experience in team leadership and agile development methodologies gained through leading complex projects with various internal and external stakeholders.
  • An understanding of Security best practices for customer business critical data.

To deliver world class data products, teams are given autonomy and everyone is supported in their growth and mastery.  We are hiring for expertise and potential. We are passionate about our people and culture. We enjoy learning, inspiring and investing in each other.

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Job Info





Job Category

Technology & UX/UI Design

Experience Level

Management Level



Owen Peter Murray

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