DevOps Engineer - Payments

Zalando Payments GmbH

Department: Zalando Payments Infrastructure Team
Reports to: Lead IT Infrastructure
Team Size: <10
Recruiter Name, E-mail: Rebecca Moore,

 As a DevOps Engineer, you will sustain Zalando Payments rapid-growth by keeping the platform running at all times on a large scale.


  • Scale and maintain our platform cloud infrastructure while keeping our core, revenue-critical services and applications fast, stable, reliable and available (on-call rotation duties)
  • Perform monitoring of the system
  • Drive production readiness reviews and postmortems. Automate yourself out of boring operational tasks
  • Engage in service capacity planning and demand forecasting, software performance analysis and system-tuning


  • Strong experience with AWS (Kubernetes is a plus), solid understanding of CI/CD
  • Strong experience with automation tools like Ansible, Packer, Jenkins
  • Large-scale system design exposure, in-depth understanding of UNIX/Linux systems internals, TCP/IP networking. Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Strong experience working with multiple development teams using different technology stacks, experience in one of following programming languages; Golang, Python, nodejs


  • 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) diverse sports and health offerings

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.


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.

Zalando Payments Infrastructure team builds and drives all Infrastructure and CI/CD for each and every payments-related service we have in Zalando. We focus on new technologies that add great value to our teams, help them to develop and deploy software faster and in more efficient way. Our team also maintains Zalando’s PCI-DSS environment. Being a member of a tech department, consisting of about 150 engineers and product managers, this position will allow you to directly impact the business mission of Zalando Payments.


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

Job Info





Job Category

Technology & UX/UI Design

Experience Level

Professional Level



Rebecca Moore

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

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