Senior Backend Software Engineer (All Genders)- Product Offer Platform

  • Berlin
  • Nicht angegeben USD / Jahr


As a Backend Engineer in the Product Offer Platform, you will design, develop and operate business-critical applications at the heart of Zalando that process tens of thousands of events per second powering the critical customer-facing web and mobile applications such as the Product Detail Page, the Cart, the Wishlist, and the Checkout. You will work with tools and technologies such as Scala, Java, Akka, AWS, Kubernetes, Postgres, and Elasticsearch in building high-performant, low latency systems to create an impact on customers and partners.


At Zalando, our vision is to be inclusive by design. And this vision starts with our hiring – we do not discriminate on the basis of gender identity, sexual orientation, personal expression, ethnicity, religious belief, or disability status. You are welcome to leave out your picture, age, or marital status from your application. We only assess candidates on their qualifications and merit. ​

We want to provide you with a great candidate experience. Feel free to inform us of any accommodations you may need, so we can best support you throughout the hiring process. 

do.BETTER – our diversity & inclusion strategy: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/our-impact/dobetter-our-diversity-and-inclusion-strategy
Our employee resource groups: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/our-impact/our-employee-resource-groups


  • You’ll act beyond the team’s scope and gain more and more visibility vis-à-vis other teams, and Engineering Management, through alignment of solution designs and ownership of significant deliverables in cross-team projects
  • You’ll play a key role in the design, development, and deployment of those by assessing the technical and computational complexity based on the functional and nonfunctional requirements and data volumes.
  • Design, build and operate large-scale data streaming and processing applications serving product offer data with the latency of tens of milliseconds in magnitude to all countries Zalando operates in using technologies such as Scala, Java, Akka, Postgres, and Elasticsearch.
  • Evaluate and implement leading-edge technologies and optimize platform performance in terms of throughput, read-latency, scalability, and reliability.
  • Ensure a state-of-the-art software development methodology.
  • Share your knowledge with your colleagues and help them grow their technical skills.


  • 5+ years of professional experience as a Software Engineer, proficiency in designing and developing APIs and high-volume data streaming and processing systems with either Scala or Java.
  • Hands-on experience with SQL and NoSQL storage technologies.
  • Familiarity with AWS, Kubernetes, Akka toolkit, and Elasticsearch is a plus.
  • „You build it, you run it“ approach: experience managing services end-to-end, from developing to deploying to monitoring and incident support.
  • Eagerness to optimize data streaming and processing systems for the best possible performance to have a positive impact on customers and partners.
  • Passion for working in an agile, cross-functional team, iterating quickly during the product development cycle. As well as, ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with business stakeholders, product managers, and engineering peers.


Zalando provides a range of benefits, here’s an overview of what you can expect. Ask your Talent Acquisition Partner to learn more about what we offer.

  • Employee shares program

  • 40% off fashion and beauty products sold and shipped by Zalando, 30% off Zalando Lounge, discounts from external partners

  • 2 paid volunteering days a year

  • Hybrid working model with 60% (or more) remote per week, actual practice is up to each team to best support their collaboration

  • Work from abroad for up to 30 working days a year

  • 27 days of vacation a year (for Zalando SE)

  • Relocation assistance available (subject to prior agreement)

  • Family services, including counseling and support

  • Health and wellbeing options (including Gympass)

  • Mental health support and coaching available

Learn all about Zalando and our values here: https://jobs.zalando.com/en/?gh_src=22377bdd1us

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