Senior Software Engineer - Java

Job Category

  • Technology & UX/UI Design


  • Hamburg


  • Full-Time
  • Professional Level


  • Zalando Media Solutions GmbH

You Are Ready To Make An Impact

At Zalando Media Solutions we create meaningful connections between brands and consumers through a deep understanding of their personalities. We are working with brands, agencies and publishers from the fashion world and beyond to produce innovative, impactful campaigns that reach the right audience at the right moment. Thanks to its holistic mix of cutting-edge and privacy compliant technology, in-depth audience insights, expansive reach and compelling content, brands produce successful campaigns across multiple digital marketing channels.

If you are an inspired and motivated Software Engineer who cares and thinks as much about the customer experience as you do about technology, you are the person we are looking for. You will be working in a small team and facing new challenges to improve Zalando’s advertising products. We love business oriented engineers with a good sense of humor.

For this opening, we are looking for an engineer that will take responsibility for building new products within our programmatic advertising business. We will create products that leverage Zalando’s data and expertise to offer superior products within the programmatic advertising landscape.

You Are Skilled

  • You have 5+ years of experience, working as a Java Developer.
  • You are experienced in working with Spring (Spring MVC, Spring Data, Spring Boot etc…) and related frameworks.
  • You have working knowledge of Vert.x.
  • You are experienced in building, maintaining and improving large Web Applications and REST APIs.
  • You have strong knowledge of Object Oriented Principles and Design Patterns.
  • You are experienced in working with Relational and NoSql Databases.
  • You have strong sense of ownership, bias for action, urgency, and drive.
  • Experience within the ad tech industry is preferred.
  • Experience with Linux, Docker and AWS is a plus.

Your Role

  • Design, develop and operate high-load transactional systems in the area of advertisement optimization (for example dynamic creative selection)
  • Maintain, optimize and extend our software infrastructure and toolings to improve our engineering productivity, software quality and operational excellence (high-availability, fault tolerance etc.)
  • Understand and communicate effectively with internal business customers, partners, and stakeholders

You Are Offered

Community. Tech culture of trust and empowerment, open source commitment, meetups, game nights, +100 internal technical and fun guilds, tech talks, product demos, Coderdojos, Hack weeks, parties and events.

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

Development. Tour of Mastery, extensive onboarding, personal branding support, opportunity to attend and speak at data science conferences and Meetups, and encouragement to publish your work.

Work Environment. Self-organized, autonomous teams and flexible working hours. Scale. Unparalleled levels of data and opportunities.

Want to join us? Then go ahead and apply!

Please make sure your application is written in English. If you have any questions about our recruiting and hiring processes, or if you are not sure whether your qualifications and work experience is suffice, please contact your recruiter: Steffen Volk

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