Engineering Lead - Marketing Tech

Job Category

  • Technology & UX/UI Design


  • Berlin


  • Full-Time
  • Management Level


  • Zalando SE

Zalando is transforming from an e-commerce company into a multi-service platform that provides fashion as a service. We make it our mission to imagine and predict the infinite points of interaction between fashion and people - and develop the technology to make them possible. The 1,600+ members of Zalando Technology across our offices in Germany, Ireland and Finland build most of our 40+ platform products in-house and open source - from Smart Logistics to Brand Solutions to Payments and Warehouse Management.

As an Engineering Lead in our Fashion Store Marketing – Channels & Media – department in Berlin, you will oversee technology delivery to assist in Marketing group initiatives. You will drive the development of our applications enabling audience management, ads automatisation and Social Media channel tooling.

You Are Setting Standards

Delivery. You plan and drive all projects impacting the Marketing area.

Vision. You develop and execute mid- and long-term technical vision and architecture with your teams while closely collaborating with other Engineering Managers to be in line with our overall tech strategy.

Collaboration. You work closely with Product Owners / Product Specialists to ensure alignment and on time delivery.

Impact. You develop your team members in all aspects related to software development and help them solve technical challenges to their full potential.

Growth. You attract, onboard and retain diverse top talents to your teams and cultivate a culture of ownership, autonomy, mastery, innovation and purpose.

You Are Skilled

Technologies. In working hands-on with Java, API design and Google's advertising stack as well as architecting and building high volume, low latency, highly available systems.

Experience. In bringing 5-10 years of hands-on experience within the ad tech domain and in working preferably with bidders, pacers and ad performance optimizations.

Leadership. In leading, coaching and mentoring software engineers and you have 2+ years of experience as a team lead working on complex products in an agile way.

Stakeholder Management. In managing priorities, conflicts as well as understanding and communicating effectively with internal business customers, partners, and other stakeholders.

Ad Tech Knowledge. With a good understanding of the advertising business and the ability to balance native applications, third party systems and in-house tooling.

You Are Offered

Innovation: Possibility to work closely with e.g. Google and Facebook in alphas and betas.

Culture. A culture of trust, empowerment and feedback; 100+ internal guilds; tech talks; product demos; coder dojos.

Perks. Competitive salary; great shopping discount on a wide range of products on; discounts from external partners; public transport discounts; relocation assistance for internationals; municipality services*; flexible working times; family service and parent & child rooms*; additional holidays & volunteering time off; diverse sports and health offerings*. (*Depending on location)

Development. Extensive onboarding; personal branding support focused on leadership; opportunity to attend and speak at conferences.

Peers. International, accomplished experts and self-organized, autonomous teams.


Want to join us? Then go ahead and apply!!

If you need guidance or have any questions about our recruiting processes, please contact our recruiter Magdalena Masluk-Meller.

If you are interested in other leadership vacancies within Zalando, please submit only one application. Please indicate your preferences by adding a note to your CV or Cover Letter.

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