Product Analyst (Fulfillment Core)

Job Category

  • Technology & UX/UI Design


  • Dortmund


  • Full-Time
  • Professional Level


  • 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 Product Analyst, 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 is 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.

Fulfillment Core is all about inventory – and about the promise that we give to our customers. We make sure that our customers not only have a great delivery experience, but that delivery happens exactly when and how we promised. For this we process vast amounts of data, provide extremely reliable and high performing services and are always working to improve our algorithms and predictive models.

As Product Analyst in Fulfillment Core in Dortmund your playground is all the data about where our inventory is and how it moves through our fulfillment network. You will ensure that we are looking at the right data and derive insights from it – insights that will enable you and the team to make data-informed decisions. You will have big impact on how well we can serve our customers and make them trust us even more.

As part of a product team that owns the vision and purpose of how we handle inventory you will work closely with autonomous engineering teams that live up to the standards of Radical Agility. Along with our guiding set of principles - Autonomy, Mastery, Purpose - we entrust you and your team to shape the future of Zalando.


Variety. You fetch, correlate and make sense of data from a variety of different data storage technologies, from the Fulfillment Core systems as well as from all other relevant products. You work with many different teams to understand their data to the fullest, support them in improving their data and help them make insight-enabled decisions.

Ownership. You will own important metrics that help the whole organisation to understand how successful we are and how we can improve. You will be the advocate for data-driven decisions and are always able to provide insights that possibly impact millions of customers.

Excellence. You are always aiming for the sky. You are able to understand the patterns in even the most complex data sets and will never settle. You are eager to get better everyday and collaborate with other product analysts across Zalando to truly innovate.


Expertise. You have a “feeling” for numbers and a strong business sense. You are able to understand which questions really matter and how to translate them into experiments and hypotheses. You have experience in running A/B tests. You are familiar with the statistical tools that enable you to turn all of this into insights.

Communication. You effectively synthesize, visualize, and communicate your ideas to others and have the ability to explain complex topics in simple terms. You are a true team player and inspire others with your work.

Technologies. You are experienced in using statistical and data access languages (R, Python, SQL). You know your way around analytics tools (Google Analytics, Microstrategy, Bigquery) and are Google IQ certified. You know the ins and outs of performing analysis with large datasets.

Education. You have a degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics or another similar quantitative field (PhD, M.Sc.) and are eager to keep learning and applying new knowledge.


Community. Tech culture of trust and empowerment, open source commitment, meetups, game nights, +170 internal technical and fun guilds, tech talks, product demos, Coderdojos, parties and events.

Perks. Competitive salary, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, public transport subvention,, free drinks and fruits, hardware of your choice.

DevelopmentTour of Mastery, extensive onboarding, personal branding support, opportunity to attend and speak at conferences/Meetups, and encouragement to publish work.

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

Scale. Unparalleled levels of data and opportunities. 


Our team in Dortmund started as a specialist unit handling everything that relates to Payment. Here we develop our monitoring systems, collaborating with payment service providers to find innovative ways to create the most user-friendly checkout experience possible. We continuously add new areas of competency, with teams now focused on the tech challenges connected to mission-critical topics including consumer incentives, inventory management, transportation, fulfillment and stock valuation.


If you need guidance or have any questions about our hiring processes, please contact our onsite recruiter Herbert Bakels.

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