Senior Backend Engineer - Tech Logistic (Zalando Lounge)
Zalando SE
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Senior Backend Engineer - Tech Logistic (Zalando Lounge)

  • Full time Position
  • Berlin (Germany)
  • Published on May 27 2020
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To enable our ambitious vision and achieve supply chain excellence, Zalando Lounge is taking a fresh look across its value chain to re-imagine, automate and augment business processes with cutting-edge software solutions. As Senior Backend Engineer in a brand new Logistics tech team, you'll have an opportunity to design, architect and deliver novel, scalable solutions in our software ecosystem.

  • Drive the design, architecture and development of our internal ecosystem of distributed services and tools. Ensure efficiency and user-friendliness together with your team, product managers and UX designers
  • Build scalable and cloud ready software solutions in our AWS and API-first tech environment. Implement high-quality solutions, ensuring latency, availability and appropriate monitoring
  • Own your code and document your solutions. Evaluate technical frameworks and define best practices together with your team and document key decisions
  • Strive for engineering excellence and continuous personal and team improvement

  • Experience in designing production-ready RESTful APIs and integrating external/internal API services
  • Deep hands-on knowledge and expertise in Java based backend frameworks
  • Business mindset with a keen focus on customer and user problems. Long-term thinking and effective strategic development of internal systems that improve Zalando Lounge
  • Ability to communicate ideas, technical concepts and analysis results in a meaningful way to non-technical colleagues
  • Ability and drive to mentor team members and exchange knowledge in terms of best practices, code quality and technology frameworks

  • Culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback, open source commitment, meetups, game nights, 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, public transport discounts, municipality services, great IT equipment, flexible working times, additional holidays and volunteering time off, free beverages and fruits, diverse sports and health offerings
  • Extensive onboarding, mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts 
  • Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms* (*available only in select locations)

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 Lounge is an online shopping club for fashion and lifestyle products in 14 European countries. We offer our members daily, time-limited sale campaigns with discounts of up to 75% off the recommended retail price. However,  Zalando Lounge is so much more than discounts. Our strength lies in our focus on fashion: from sought-after labels to niche brands, from famous international names to trendy luxury brands, we make sure to meet the fashion taste of all our customers, who are always on the hunt for the best products at the best prices. Working with our brand partners, we're pioneering innovative supply-chain and production processes and offer them an impactful and smart solution, creating a new way to shop for fashion - and a new way to sell.

Our Tech department builds and drives our own customer facing applications and internal services on top of Zalando's platform services. We have a strong focus on customer experience and learn and experiment how we can engage them even more. Being a member of a tech department, consisting of about 50 engineers, UX designers and product managers, this position will allow you to directly impact the business mission of Zalando Lounge. Our software engineers own their code and decide on technical frameworks being used and have the opportunity to implement best practices whilst the team is growing. Learn more in this presentation .

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