Zalando is Europe's fastest growing online retailer and it is transforming from a leading e-commerce company into a multi service platform for diverse fashion business partners, like consumers, brands, merchants, stylists, logistic providers. We’re building the new open platform that connects all people and businesses of the fashion commerce ecosystem.
The architect team at Zalando Digital Foundation supports our business unit customers with solution architecture competence in mission critical projects around the new fashion platform and contribute to Digital Foundation infrastructure architecture, e.g. for efficient and secure utilization of our big data and service API assets or developer productivity infrastructure. We also establish practices and processes for great architecture work of our engineering group, for instance, the Zalando Tech Radar or the RESTful API and Event Guidelines.
One challenge, increasingly important with our growing scale, is to establish architecture governance practices inside the group, that provide most value for our fast evolving, decentralized engineering organization and basically follows the voluntary adoption principle. This will be the focus area for Global Architects, being members of the architecture team. Here, one topic is to create enterprise architecture description, to establish a framework and practices for great architecture documentation and maintaining its consistency with fast evolving engineering business. Other topics are around definition of architecture principles and practices, data documentation and governance, engineering standards.
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, discounts from external partners, public transport discounts, relocation assistance for internationals, free drinks & fruits, hardware of your choice.
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.
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