Engineering Lead

Job Category

  • Technology & UX/UI Design


  • Dublin


  • Full-Time
  • Management Level


  • Zalando SE

Engineering Lead - Dublin

Zalando is transforming from Europe’s largest online e-commerce retailer to a multi-service platform providing fashion as a service.  Our aim is to build superior experiences and options for consumers whilst also enhancing reach for merchants and fashion brands through a platform business model.

Our teams are self-sufficient and develop products end-to-end, from requirements to production. We are a mix of software engineers and data scientists who collaborate in order to create and innovate unique solutions to complex technical and product challenges. We do this so that our consumers not only find the brands and products of interest to them but they are also inspired by the fashion specific content they find that is related to these products..

We have a cloud-based microservices architecture - we work with a leading edge technology stack comprised of REST APIs, Scala, Spark, Python, Kafka, Play, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, Docker amongst others - check our Tech Radar for more information on the technologies we use.

As an Engineering Lead at Zalando in Dublin, you are -

  • Able to influence, guide and coach your self-organising delivery teams towards delivery of  high-performing, stable and auto-scaling production services.
  • Able to coach and mentor the individuals within your team towards mastery and the realisation of their full potential.
  • Able to collaborate and build relationships with other engineering managers across the organisation.

You can -

  • Easily find your way and lead others through complex, distributed systems, and call-on the principles of highly available, scalable, maintainable and performant services.
  • Facilitate collaboration, communication and decision-making between different engineering teams and stakeholders.
  • Attract and retain diverse talent to your teams and cultivate a culture of ownership, autonomy, mastery, innovation and purpose.
  • Proudly represent Zalando at conferences and meetups and give technical talks.

You have -

  • A track-record in the delivery of value and software to your business.
  • A degree in computer science or related discipline
  • 3+ years of experience in team leadership and agile development methodologies and leading complex projects with various stakeholders throughout the company.

To deliver world class data products, teams are given autonomy and everyone is supported in their growth and mastery.  We are hiring for expertise and potential.  We are passionate about our people and culture. We enjoy learning, inspiring and investing in each other.

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