Backend Engineer - Helsinki

Job Category

  • Technology & UX/UI Design

Location

  • Helsinki

Contract

  • Full-Time
  • Professional Level

Company

  • Zalando SE

As Zalando transforms from Europe’s leading e-commerce company into a multi-service platform for fashion, this is an exciting time to join us. As a Backend Engineer in our Helsinki Tech Hub, you’re part of a high performing team, building technologies that connect every part of the fashion industry.

We live Radical Agility, a methodology built on trust and backed by an architecture that lets us move fast while keeping complexity low. Open Source and InnerSource development are integral to our engineering practices and culture, supported at every level.

When you can tackle new challenges and take ownership of your work, the opportunities to make a personal impact are limitless, and there’s always more to play for.

YOU ARE READY TO MAKE AN IMPACT

Help shape the future of fashion experience at Zalando.

Teams at our Helsinki Tech Hub work on many of the cornerstones of our Fashion Store, including personalization, fashion knowledge and social fashion influencing components. Through full stack engineering and research, we turn visionary ideas into new emerging businesses with real potential. By tackling the most challenging problems for the fashion industry, we drive the personal digital experience and underlying knowledge models to create the most inspirational fashion experience for our customers.

YOU ARE SETTING STANDARDS

Variety. From Fashion Store to Brand Solutions to Business Assurance and Smart Logistics, you will join one of our 150+ teams to build, scale and continuously improve a variety of products that create value for our platform.

Autonomy. Based on our microservices architecture, you and your team will own your code, and decide on the technologies and tools to deliver as well operate large-scale applications on PaaS/SaaS cloud (AWS).

Ownership. You and your team will work like a startup and take ownership for the whole development cycle - from architecture design to testing to implementation to operation and maintenance.

Excellence. You will join a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest standards when it comes to the quality of your code, implementation and software craftsmanship. You will add value by leveraging current trends in software design, architecture and web services.

YOU ARE

Skilled. In working with Java, Scala, Clojure or Kotlin and relational as well as NoSQL databases.

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 redefine the customer experience and making bold decisions about the means and tools of delivery and operation.

YOU BENEFIT FROM

Culture. Culture of trust and empowerment, open source commitment, meetups, game nights, +70 internal technical and fun guilds, tech talks, product demos, Coderdojos, parties & events.

Perks. Competitive salary, 40% Zalando shopping discount, private health insurance, sports and leisure vouchers, public transport discounts, relocation assistance for internationals, free drinks & fruits.

Development. Tour of Mastery, extensive onboarding, personal branding support, opportunity to attend and speak at conferences and meetups.

Work Environment. Self-organized,  autonomous teams and flexible working hours.

WANT TO JOIN US?

If you need guidance or have any questions about our hiring processes, please contact Ljudmila Velikodnaya



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