Product Specialist

Job Category

  • Technology & UX/UI Design

Location

  • Dublin

Contract

  • Full-Time
  • Professional Level

Company

  • Zalando SE

The opportunity

In Dublin, we build the Fashion Insight Centre, one of the core capabilities of the Zalando eco-system. It is designed to become the world’s source for quantitative fashion knowledge. The Fashion Insight Centre will enable us to offer all sorts of fashion-related services, from superior retail stores over expert advice and market research to the next-generation of fashion search engines. This challenge has not been taken before, so we will step into largely uncharted territory.

What we are looking for

  • You have 4+ years experience in product management, have a thorough understanding of both software engineering/ software architecture and product development/ business needs
  • You have an above average university degree (preferably in computer science) and you are a fast learner
  • You are independent, with a creative mind and you are happy to take on a high level of personal responsibility. You like to think out of the box, you value sensible arguments over hierarchies and you are a true team player
  • You are enthusiastic for building cool products and like to share your enthusiasm. You have good communications skills and like to work with both engineers and business people
  • You love to structure complex product dependencies, applications and concepts
  • You have good English skills – written and oral

Your responsibilities

  • Be involved in designing and shaping the Fashion Insight Centre from the beginning
  • Work directly with the Product Owner (PO) of the Fashion Insight Centre
  • Be the most important sparring partner for the PO to discuss important decisions and plans, to challenge assumptions, and help to steer the long-term development
  • Support the PO in creating product definitions and user stories; Assess ideas and the business impact of decisions
  • Structure and document complex dependencies between products
  • Communicate with other product groups, and with software engineers and data scientists to maintain an overview of structure, goals and dependencies of the involved products
  • Conduct analyses (or lead/ instruct analysts) for market research, user testing, business cases, or impact drivers

What you can expect from us

  • Boredom doesn't get a look in here! Zalando is a working environment where something new happens every day
  • A results-oriented environment
  • A relaxed corporate culture - wear sneakers not ties
  • The most fashionable tech team in the world
  • An international team of experts to inspire and support you
  • Free choice of your preferred OS (MacOS, Linux, Windows)
  • Internal tech talks and professional exchange with other successful startups
  • Fast onboarding process through our mentoring program

About Zalando

Zalando is Europe’s leading online fashion platform, doing business in 15 markets. Delivering first-class shopping experiences to our +15 million customers requires moving fast — with microservices, Agile processes & autonomous teams  —  and using cutting edge, open source technologies. We are passionate about what we do and have fun while doing it. And we are willing to experiment and make mistakes: It’s how we grow.

Want to join us? Then go ahead and apply!

If you need guidance or have any questions about our recruiting and hiring processes, please contact recruiter Donata Bahrij at donata.bahrij@zalando.ie 

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