As Zalando transforms from Europe’s leading e-commerce company into a multi-service platform for fashion, this is an exciting time to join us. As Software Engineer - Backend, you’re part of a high performing team, building technologies that connect every part of the fashion industry.
We live Radical Agility, a methodology built on trust and backed by an architecture that lets us move fast while keeping complexity low. Open Source and InnerSource development is integral to our engineering practices and culture, supported at every level. When you can tackle new challenges and take ownership of your work, the opportunities to make a personal impact are limitless, and there’s always more to play for.
Gift Cards are an increasingly important contributor to Zalando’s profitable growth, bringing in attractive customers with superior customer lifetime value. Our business integrates a powerful network of partners, serving tens of thousands of businesses and retail stores. With continuing strong growth, the value that Gift Cards deliver to Zalando is increasing every year.
Ownership. You will help our stakeholders optimise their operational processes by analysing issues and developing effective solutions that address these.
Scale. Based on our Gift Card services, you will define solutions that improve the lives of our customers, align with the backend team on implementation and support our stakeholders in integrating them.
Excellence. You will join a team dedicated to delivering the highest standards when it comes to the quality of your code and implementation. You add value by listening to stakeholders, diving deep on issues and coming up with creative solutions.
Variety. You will consult a wide range of stakeholders to build and continuously improve a variety of processes that create value for our platform.
Holistic Thinking by understanding dependencies between technical, business and customer impact. You are not purely focused on coding but also eager to understand the bigger picture and the why behind the what. You make technical complexity understandable for the business.
Motivated in making a positive impact on our engineering culture and encouraging knowledge sharing. You think big-picture, and constantly evaluate our work and processes to challenge us.
Forward Thinking in your ability and interest in translating business requirements into technological visions, and reimagining operational processes.
Culture. A culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback, open source commitment, meetups, game nights, +70 internal technical and fun guilds, tech talks, product demos, Coder Dojos, parties & events.
Perks. Competitive salary, subvention of your occupational pension plan, 40% Zalando shopping discount, public transport discounts, relocation assistance for internationals as well as help with kindergarten and schools, free drinks & fruits, hardware of your choice, family rooms
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.
Our team in Dortmund started as a specialist unit handling everything that relates to Payment. Here we develop our monitoring systems, collaborating with payment service providers to find innovative ways to create the most user-friendly checkout experience possible. We continuously add new areas of competency, with teams now focused on the tech challenges connected to mission-critical topics including consumer incentives, inventory management, transportation, fulfillment and stock valuation.
If you need guidance or have any questions about our hiring processes, please contact our onsite recruiter Valerie Wagner.