Agile Project Manager for Data Services

Job Category

  • Technology & UX/UI Design


  • Berlin


  • Full-Time
  • Professional Level


  • Zalando SE

You Are Ready To Make An Impact

Zalando is transforming from Europe’s leading e-commerce company into a multi-service platform for fashion. From Fashion Store to Brand Solutions to Business Assurance and Smart Logistics, you will be building the technologies that are utilized as a base for further products and aim to connect all people and parts of the fashion ecosystem.

Zalando’s mission is to become the world’s leading platform for connecting fashion with people. And as Data Services, a part of Digital Foundation, our challenges along the way: handling massive amounts of data and make them available to the entire organisation; meeting our customers’ constantly changing demands; designing and implementing systems that enable the best business processes in the industry; and building an architecture and products that truly scale (think “billions of users”).

As a Producer in Data Services you will be enabling the Data Lake team to deliver a system central for the Data Strategy of the whole company. You will act as Scrum Master for two established scrum teams and help them to kaizen their process and the agile mindset. Removing Impediments, communication and coordination with up and downstream stakeholders will be part of your DNA to pave the way for the success of the team.

You Are Setting Standards

Facilitation. You facilitate decision making processes within and as a team, empowering functional team autonomy and assuring a healthy team spirit.

Transparency. You ensure that teams are aware of and document external project dependencies, deliverables and roadmaps and communicate them accordingly in order to establish and maintain transparency with stakeholders on the engineering side. In collaboration with members of the product organization you track product performance with given key performance indicators.

Delivery. You drive the quarterly OKR development process within your team and cultivate focus that leads to a successful end-to-end delivery of releases and products.

Agile Coaching. Through the use of the right agile methodologies for the needs of your team you ensure that an efficient and fitting organizational workflow is in place. Together with the team, you establish and maintain a culture of constant improvement.


You Are Skilled

Project Management. You have 3 to 5 years of agile software project management or software product management experience, ideally in a data focused environment and sound knowledge in managing and supporting software development processes.

Communication. You have strong communication skills and actively drive projects and effectively manage stakeholders and third party expectations. You thrive in an international environment and are fluent in verbal and written English.

Inspiration. You inspire and motivate the team, driving them to get things done and lead by example. You are able to bring a team together to craft a joined up plan, you understand risk mitigation and dependency management.

Structure. You have effectively managed feature and requirement documents, project management documents and team roadmaps. Activities such as backlog grooming, task prioritization, OKRs, roadmap management, daily standups as well as user stories, Jira, product/feature mockups and processes diagrams are in your DNA.


You Are Offered

Culture. Culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback, open source commitment, meetups, game nights, +70 internal technical and fun guilds, tech talks, product demos, Coder Dojos, 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.


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

If you need guidance or have any questions about our hiring processes, please contact recruiter Cristiana Martins.


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