Backend Engineer - Logistics Platform

Zalando SE

ABOUT THE TEAM

Department: Logistics Technology
Reports to: 
Engineering Lead, Logistics
Team Size:
5
Recruiter Name, Email: 
Katarzyna Nowicka

As an engineer in Logistics Platform team, you will develop the core of our next generation warehouse management system. Your support in design until operations, will help us to deliver world's best customer delivery experience.

WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED

  • Develop, deploy, and improve microservices for a scalable and highly available platform that your peers praise for its quality
  • Own the whole development cycle - from architecture design to implementation and testing as well as maintenance of the tools
  • Collaborate with key internal stakeholders to determine how to design for scale our platform and its APIs to meet their needs
  • Exchange with other engineers and product owners to identify and solve challenging problems to deliver world’s best customer experience with regard to parcel delivery promise

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • At least 5 years of professional programming experience in Java or a similar object-oriented language with microservice architecture, distributed systems, and RESTful APIs in relevant technologies such as PostgreSQL, ElasticSearch, Redis, Spring, AWS, Kubernetes
  • Experience in building high-volume services in distributed systems, delivering high quality code and know how to deploy and maintain it
  • Deep understanding of system design principles and the love to think about domain models and to generalize problems
  • Fluent and effective communication skills and ability to understand business requirements in an agile environment

PERKS AT WORK

  • Culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback, open source commitment, meetups, game nights, 70+ internal technical and fun guilds, knowledge sharing through tech talks, internal tech academy and blogs, product demos, parties & events
  • Competitive salary, employee share shop, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, public, great IT equipment, flexible working times, additional holidays and volunteering time off, free beverages and fruits, diverse sports and health offerings* (*available in select locations)
  • Extensive onboarding, mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms* (*available in select locations)


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.


ABOUT ZALANDO

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.

As a software engineer in Logistics Platform team in Berlin/Erfurt, you will develop the core of our next generation warehouse management system. You will be responsible for the design and implementation of an abstract domain model that generalizes every physical movement within a warehouse. This includes building the infrastructure for representing a logistics centre in a generic way, with all its routes, resources, and capacities. With your contribution in architecture, test, deployment, and operations, your team will enable others to build efficient warehouse processes for Zalando’s logistics operations on top of our platform. Together we will make sure to deliver world’s best customer delivery experience.

Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via e-mail.

Job Info

Location

Berlin, Erfurt

Contract

Full-Time

Job Category

Technology & UX/UI Design

Experience Level

Professional Level

Contact

Recruiter

Katarzyna Nowicka

E-Mail

katarzyna.nowicka@zalando.de
Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via e-mail.

Application Form

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