Senior Android Engineer - Sustainability
Zalando SE
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Senior Android Engineer - Sustainability

  • Full time Position
  • Berlin (Germany)
  • Published on August 7 2020
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Within the dedicated program team for Sustainability, our goal is to enhance Zalando digital experience to increase customers' understanding and ability to discover sustainable fashion with Zalando.

As a Senior Android Engineer dedicated to the Sustainability Program, you will be joining a greenfield mission responsible for Zalando's developing competence in Sustainable fashion. You will be at the forefront of how we define, own & build the experience that fulfills Zalando's customer promise on Sustainability. Ultimately, you will enable customers to live their social and environmental values through democratizing their fashion experience and enriching their consumer choices - in turn, positioning the Zalando platform as their first destination for sustainable fashion.

  • You will be part of an agile cross-platform team that continuously improves and extends Zalando iOS and Android applications
  • Together with your team you will implement complex cross team solutions to inspire our customers and improve their experience on Zalando mobile applications
  • You will contribute to the different parts of Zalando mobile application while constantly aligning with your peers on the best practices and continuously improving development and delivery processes, and application architecture

  • You are an experienced Android developer who is eager to work with new technologies and always tries to challenge yourself and deliver high quality code
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate respectfully with others by listening, communicating clearly, and actively sharing knowledge
  • You take the ownership for your work - from understanding the requirements, to implementation, testing, and maintenance
  • You are passionate about writing well structured, readable, and maintainable code that's covered by automated tests
  • You always put yourself in your customer's shoes and therefore you take pride in developing user-friendly and high-quality features
  • You have a deep understanding of Android SDK, Kotlin, and Java
  • You are familiar with RxJava and/or functional programming concepts
  • You have the ability to analyze large features and implement practical solutions
  • You have several years of experience working in high performance teams and can independently drive technical discussions and facilitate complex decision making

  • Culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback, open source commitment, meetups, leadership academy, 70+ internal technical and guilds, tech talks, blogs , product demos, parties & events
  • Competitive package (base and equity), 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
  • Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms* (*available 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 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.

Work happens in international dynamic teams. Openness and idea exchange are not only encouraged, they're lived. Collaboration extends beyond your immediate team, as we pull together across functions, locations and management levels to achieve shared goals in a cohesive way.