Zalando

Android Engineer - AppCraft Mobile

Zalando

July 21, 2021

ABOUT THE TEAM
AppCraftMobile team is responsible for inspiring customers with personalized content which includes campaigns, outfits, product recommendation, brand collections, fashion influencer and more. Our work is front and center with Zalando app Home screen and various Landing pages. We use cutting edge backend driven native UI rendering pipeline to deliver dynamic home feed. This team owns the backend driven native UI rendering technology, evolves it over time, maintains the stability and provides high reliability.
As an Android Engineer, you will be joining the team to create the best-in-class mobile apps & customer experience.
Find out more about how our Mobile Engineers work here .
WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED
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.
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
You are an experienced Android developer (3+ years) who is eager to work with new technologies and always tries to challenge yourself and deliver high quality code
You have a deep understanding of Android SDK, Kotlin, and Java
Good and effective written and verbal communication skills in English
You take the ownership for your work – from understanding the requirements, to implementation, testing, and maintenance
You are familiar with RxJava and/or functional programming concepts
We believe in composition of pure blocks to build UI components and use Unidirectional data flow architecture. We are inspired by Elm & React. Our corresponding backend-for-frontend uses React. Knowledge of either of these concepts is a bonus.
Working knowledge of performance tuning (instrumentation & observability) is required.
Interest to be part of Backend driven UI rendering technology trend.
PERKS AT WORK
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.
Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via email.