Zalando is transforming from an e-commerce company into a multi-service platform that provides fashion as a service. We make it our mission to imagine and predict the infinite points of interaction between fashion and people, and develop the technology to make them possible. The 1,600+ members of Zalando Technology across our offices in Germany, Ireland and Finland build most of our 40+ platform products in-house and open source - from Smart Logistics to Partner Solutions to Payments and Warehouse Management.
As an Engineering Lead in Partner Solutions, you will lead one or two agile Engineering Teams, comprising of 10-15 software engineers. You will be providing technical direction, coaching, and ongoing leadership for your teams to drive the delivery of our partner solutions. This means that you will be working on key business problems and have interaction with the internal and external users and providers of our systems too.
Delivery. You drive team mastery in world-class development techniques to deliver a high-performance, stable and auto-scaling production system.
Vision. You develop and execute the mid- & long-term technical vision and architecture with your teams while fostering close collaboration with other Engineering Managers to be in line with our overall tech strategy.
Collaboration. You define OKRs with your team to achieve a high-level alignment on a half-year basis and facilitate collaboration, communication, and decision-making between different engineering teams and stakeholders. You act as a sparring partner to Product Owners / Product Specialists when creating the product vision.
Impact. You develop your team members and help them solve technical challenges by discovering their full potential. You proudly represent Zalando at conferences and meetups and give technical talks.
Growth. You attract, onboard and retain diverse top talents to your teams and cultivate a culture of ownership, autonomy, mastery, innovation, and purpose.
Leadership. In building, developing and mentoring software engineers and have years of experience in team leadership and agile development methodologies as well as working cross-functionally and managing complex projects with various stakeholders throughout the company.
Passion. In current trends in software design, architecture and web services and you are passionate about well-structured, readable and testable code.
Drive. In effectively managing conflicts and priorities, in thinking creatively and solution-oriented. You enjoy driving continuous improvement and innovation.
Experience. In designing and operating large-scale applications on a PaaS/SaaS cloud, preferably AWS, and you bring years of coding experience to the table.
Technologies. In working hands-on with object-oriented and functional programming languages like Java / Scala / Clojure / Go (with relevant frameworks), (No)SQL databases, REST APIs and highly distributed, scalable and resilient microservice landscapes.
Our recipe for success. Think big and act fast. Your contribution today will influence millions of customers tomorrow. At Zalando, you have the opportunity to work for a fast-growing international company that wants to offer the world’s best fashion experience. Obviously, we offer you much more:
If you need guidance or have any questions about our hiring processes, please contact William Scharf.