Senior Software Engineer - Frontend (Payments)

Zalando Payments GmbH


Department: Payments
Reports to:
Engineering Lead Payments
Team Size: 
Recruiter Name, Email:
Valerie Wagner,

Zalando Payments builds the technologies for all financial transactions in the fashion store and our other consumer facing apps. We work to deliver a flawless user experience in the checkout, as well as processing of payments and reconciliation in the backend. Through smart risk steering we boost conversion and deliver a competitive advantage to our customers, taking in the entire financial process.


  • You will build, scale & continuously improve a variety of web applications that redefine the user experience of our customers & internal stakeholders.
  • Based on our microservices architecture, you & your team will own your code. You will decide together but autonomously on the technologies & tools to utilize as well operate large-scale web applications on PaaS/SaaS cloud (AWS).
  • You & your team will work truly cross-functional with an entrepreneurial mindset & drive the whole development cycle according to its purpose - from implementation to testing and maintenance.
  • You will join a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest standards when it comes to the scalability, performance and user-centricity of our software. You will add value through innovation by leveraging current trends in software design, frameworks and RESTful web services.


  • Hands-on experience with JavaScript (ES6/7), build tools like Webpack or Rollup, HTML/CSS, modern libraries & frameworks (eg. React, Angular JS or Ember). Backend knowledge is a plus. Check our Tech Radar for more information on the technologies we use at Zalando.
  • Writing high-performance, high-quality, reusable code & using version control systems. You have a strong focus on quality and know how to test frontends.
  • Developing features & delivering bug free & fully functional features/products that are well tested & based on user requirements.
  • Sharing your knowledge actively within the team but also outside the team by contributing to our growing frontend community and becoming part of our internal Web Guild.


  • A culture of trust, empowerment & constructive feedback, open source commitment, meetups, connection to Zalando Berlin’s +70 internal technical and fun guilds, tech talks, product demos, Coder Dojos, parties & events.
  • Competitive salary, subvention of your occupational pension plan, 40% Zalando shopping discount, public transport support & parking possibilities, relocation assistance for internationals as well as help with kindergarten & schools, free drinks & fruits, hardware of your choice, family room.
  • Tour of Mastery, extensive onboarding, personal branding support, opportunity to attend & speak at conferences.
  • A self-organized work environment with autonomous teams & flexible working hours


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.

A key to the success of Europe’s busiest fashion logistics network is continuously advancing our technology and processes. By pushing ourselves to think smarter and adapt faster, our teams are setting new levels of excellence for the industry while meeting the complex needs of our customers, helping people connect to fashion in ways that were never previously possible.


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.

Job Facts





Job Category

Technology & UX/UI Design

Experience Level

Professional Level


Zalando Payments GmbH



Valerie Wagner

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