Senior Research Engineer - Zalon Data

Zalando SE


Department: Zalon Data
Reports to:
Product Owner
Team Size: 
Recruiter Name: 
Taryn Bonugli

Do you want to build cutting-edge data products in a team of experts in software engineering, data engineering and data science? We are scaling up Zalon’s data team and looking for an experienced Research Engineer to join us.


  • Support the team with your experience and technical skills. You will be a part of a very senior and autonomous team of Software Engineers, Data Engineers and Machine Learners. Our mission is to build cutting-edge data science products that support our fashion experts and enhance the experience of our customers. 
  • Design the architecture and the analytics pipelines while taking into account appropriate time frames and costs
  • Follow a feature through its entire lifetime from problem formulation to solution delivery
  • Contribute in developing Zalon’s overall technical capabilities by working one-on-one with Data Scientists and Engineers


  • 7 yrs+ of work experience in Data Science and Machine Learning
  • Profound knowledge in Software Engineering, ideally Scala or Python
  • Experience in bringing products live that have Machine Learning at their core, ie. you have experience in the full pipeline of data and software engineering, analytics, machine learning algorithms and production ready product.


  • 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, centrally located offices, public transport discounts, municipality services, great IT equipment, flexible working times, additional holidays and volunteering time off, free beverages and fruits, diverse sports and health offerings
  • 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.


ZALON is Zalando’s curated shopping service. Currently available in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Belgium, we connect customers to personal stylists and constantly changing selections. Whether it’s an outfit for a specific occasion, a general makeover or the thrill of trying something fresh, we focus on building a deep understanding of an individual’s personal style and particular needs, translating it into outfits and looks they’ll love.

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

Job Info





Job Category

Technology & UX/UI Design

Experience Level

Professional Level



Taryn Bonugli

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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