Senior Data Engineer

Zalando Marketing Services


Department: Zalando Marketing Services
Reports to : Product Development Lead
Team Size: >5
Recruiter: Ankita Tomar

As a Senior Data Engineer, you will design, develop and maintain our state-of-the-art advertisement platform that works at scale. You will collaborate with Engineering Leads, Engineers, Scientists, Product Managers and other teams in Zalando. You understand your daily tasks as part of delivering a great system not as tickets to be delivered in a sprint.


  • You are an expert in large scale data processing systems, preferably based on open-source systems
  • You have strong software development skills in one or more programming languages like Java, Scala,  Python. Experience in Unix shell scripting is a big plus
  • You have expertise in distributed (real-time) processing frameworks (Spark, Hadoop, Presto, Storm, Flink, Heron etc.).
  • You have experience in infrastructure frameworks (Docker, Mesos, Kubernetes,  AWS)


  • You will work in a team responsible for the central reporting pipeline hosted in AWS and powered by Airflow, Databricks, Spark, Kubernetes
  • You have end to end responsibility of the data pipeline.
  • You make sure you're delivering towards our stakeholders needs and make sure we manage growth via scaleable and clean solutions.
  • You have experience in large scaling systems and know how systems fail if they are too complex, so you have a passion for designing and operating reliable infrastructure.


  • Culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback, open source commitment, 70+ internal technical and fun guilds, knowledge sharing through tech talks, internal tech academy and blogs, product demos, parties & events
  • Competitive salary, employee share shop, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, centrally located offices, great IT equipment, flexible working times, additional holidays and volunteering time off, free beverages and fruits.
  • Extensive on-boarding, mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Relocation assistance for internationals

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Zalando is Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, connecting customers, brands and partners across 17 markets. We drive digital solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 23 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.


Zalando Marketing Services (ZMS) is the 360° marketing unit of Europe ’s leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle, Zalando. We work with the world’s largest fashion and lifestyle brands and provide them with impactful solutions across all marketing touchpoints, access to relevant audiences and in-depth data knowledge, as well as inspiring creation and content.

At ZMS we create meaningful connections between brands and consumers through a deep understanding of their personalities. We work with brands, agencies and publishers from fashion and beyond to produce innovative, impactful campaigns that reach the right audience at the right moment. Thanks to its holistic mix of cutting-edge and privacy compliant technology, in-depth audience insights, expansive reach and compelling content brands produce successful campaigns across multiple digital marketing channels.

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Please note that all applications must be completed in English using the online form - we do not accept applications via e-mail.

Job Info





Job Category

Technology & UX/UI Design

Experience Level

Professional Level



Ankita Singh Tomar

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