At Zalando Payments, we are processing all financial transactions of Zalando’s fashion store and other consumer facing apps. Starting with a flawless user experience in the checkout over the processing of the payments to reconciliation in the backend, we cover the entire financial process to boost conversion and deliver a competitive advantage to our customers through smart risk steering.
We are running dozens of highly available Microservices that control the payment flow from checkout to refund. Some of these services are processing highly sensitive data like credit card or bank account information and are running in an environment regulated by authorities (e.g. PCI DSS). As a DevOps engineer at Zalando Payments, you will be responsible for creating innovative solutions for deploying, operating, and monitoring these systems effectively and efficiently. You will be optimizing and automating our workflows, and keep our mission-critical systems up and running. Longer term, we will be evolving the DevOps team into a Site Reliability Engineering organization, and you will significantly impact this transformation.
Within Zalando Payments, you will be part of a delivery team and work with many ambitious and skilled autonomous teams building and operating our microservices-based platform. We are embedded into the larger context of Zalando and live up to the spirit of what we call Radical Agility — our culture that focuses on autonomy, mastery, and purpose.
Variety. You deploy, operate and improve important software solutions, hosted in AWS, possibly impact millions of customers.
Autonomy. Within Zalando Payments, you will be part of a delivery team and work with many ambitious and skilled autonomous teams building and operating our microservices-based platform.
Ownership. Creating innovative solutions for deploying, operating, and monitoring systems effectively and efficiently. You will be optimizing and automating our workflows, and eventually, make sure to keep our mission-critical systems up and running.
Excellence. You will join a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest standards when it comes to the quality. In the future, you will help us to build a world-class Site Reliability Engineering organization.
Technologies. Experience in operating highly available distributed systems, in particular Microservices, in a cloud environment, preferably AWS. Experience in at least one scripting language, Python preferred. Sound understanding of CI/CD systems as well as experience in running containerized applications using tools such as Docker and Kubernetes. Experience in operating RDBMS and NoSQL databases. Good knowledge of Linux, networking, etc.
Ownership. Strong sense of ownership, entrepreneurial thinking, and ability to drive SRE initiatives across teams. Analytical thinking and excellent communication skills.
Courageous. In taking ownership and being accountable for the results of your decisions.
Motivated. In making a positive impact on our engineering culture and encouraging knowledge sharing.
Ambitious. In delivering products that re-define the customer experience and making bold decisions about the means and tools of delivery and operation.
If you have worked in Fintech or a PCI regulated environment before, this is certainly a plus, but not a requirement
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.
If you need guidance or have any questions about our hiring processes, please contact Navin Hathiramani.