Zalando Tech , Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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The Opportunity

As a Zalando Back-end Software Engineer, you will build, scale and continuously improve the software of one of the world's largest e-commerce platforms. Whether junior- or senior-level, you will use cutting-edge technologies to create high-performance applications that scale. You will challenge our status quo and help us define best practices for how we work. And you will have the freedom to launch your own open source projects, contribute to others' projects, build internal community around your interests, and strengthen your personal brand-while receiving meaningful support at every step.

What We Are Looking For

Deep knowledge of Java or Scala

Experience with relational (e.g. PostgreSQL) and NoSQL (e.g. Cassandra, Redis) databases

Expertise in functional programming

Enthusiasm for microservices architectures, distributed systems and RESTful APIs

Experience with building and/or running large-scale applications on a PaaS/SaaS cloud, preferably AWS

Knowledge of current trends in software design, architecture and web services

English language fluency

Your Responsibilities

Help design and build our distributed microservices landscape and evangelize best practices

Write code that your peers praise for its elegance and readability

Use agile methodologies

Think big-picture: Constantly evaluate our work and processes and challenge us

What You Can Expect From Us

One-month mentoring program

Internal tech talks, skills-building courses and technical "People Leads" who help you achieve mastery

Personal branding support: From preparing tech talks and blog posts to networking with industry leaders

Community: hack weeks, movie nights, coder dojos, self-organized tech guilds and more

Competitive salary

40% Zalando shopping discount and commuter discount

Relocation assistance for internationals

About Zalando

Zalando is Europe's leading online fashion platform, doing business in 15 markets. Delivering first-class shopping experiences to our million customers requires moving fast - with microservices, Agile processes & autonomous teams - and using cutting edge, open source technologies. We are passionate about what we do and have fun while doing it. And we are willing to experiment and make mistakes: It's how we grow.

Want to join us? then go ahead and apply!

If you need guidance or have any questions about our hiring processes, please contact recruiter Navin Hathiramani

Employment Type: Permanent
Other Pay Info: VB