Senior Data Engineer

Zalando Ireland Ltd.

ABOUT THE TEAM

Department: Zalando Dublin, Intelligence

Reports to: Team Lead

Team Size: 14

Recruiter Name, Email: Zara Mc Brien, zara.mcbrien@zalando.ie

Zalando’s mission is to become the world’s leading platform for connecting fashion with people. Our challenges along the way: handling massive amounts of data; meeting our customers’ constantly changing demands; designing and implementing systems that enable the best merchandising and logistics processes in the industry; and building an architecture and products that truly scale (think “hundreds of millions of users”).

As an Engineer on the Intelligence team you will work with state-of-the-art image and text analysis systems, working in cloud-based stream computing and microservice architectures. You will work with data scientists using machine learning and deep learning to analyse text and images and deliver unique applications and services providing insight into fashion trends.

We own and develop a cloud-based microservices architecture that combines large scale machine learning with live services - we work with a leading edge technology stack comprised of Scala, Python, Java, Apache Spark, Apache Flink, Tensorflow, Apache Kafka, Play, RESTful APIs, BigQuery, AWS and Docker amongst others - check our Tech Radar for more information on the technologies we use.

WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED

  • Based on our microservices architecture, you and your team will own your code, and decide on the technologies and tools to deliver as well as operate large-scale applications on PaaS/SaaS cloud (AWS and Google Cloud)
  • Consulting and helping our teams to develop, implement and maintain sustainable, high-performance, growth-ready data-processing and data integration systems
  • Adding value by leveraging and setting new trends in software design, architecture and web services.
  • Supporting our strategy and coming up with innovating ideas to build world class data integration systems one step ahead of the industry.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Good knowledge in Big Data technologies (e.g. HDFS, MapReduce, Spark, Flink, Hive, Presto, Cassandra, Kafka).
  • Ability and interest in translating business requirements into technological visions, and ​reimagining ​​data-processing technologies.
  • Ambitious in further optimizing and researching how Spark, Kafka, Hadoop, Flink, Cassandra and other distributed systems can work together at scale.
  • Motivated in making a positive impact on our engineering culture and encouraging knowledge sharing.

ABOUT ZALANDO

Zalando is Europe’s leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle, 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.

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




Job Info

Location

Dublin

Contract

Full-Time

Job Category

Technology & UX/UI Design

Experience Level

Professional Level

Contact

Recruiter

Zara McBrien

E-Mail

zara.mcbrien@zalando.ie
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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