Zalando

Senior Backend Engineer (Java/Scala) - Checkout Customer Experience (w/m/d)

Zalando

June 10, 2021

38+ million customers generating more than 6 billion euros sales in 20 markets across Europe - all this goes through your hands. We process 2.5 million shopping items which lead to hundreds of thousands of orders, every single day. Join our international and diverse team handling one of the most crucial parts of Zalando. We embrace high challenge and high support. We enable our software engineers to work as efficiently, creatively and meaningfully as possible.
As a backend engineer in our Checkout team , you'll have the opportunity to work with top-notch engineers, living high standards and best practices in order to provide the easiest and most frictionless checkout service possible. What you build and put in production will impact thousands of customers on the spot, including yourself!
You will be responsible for developing and operating backend microservices using Java, Scala, AWS, and Kubernetes.
WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED
Take the ownership for designing, developing, deploying and operating end-to-end customer facing solutions
Deliver high quality software by paying strong attention to API design, automated tests, scalability and resilience
Work in a cross functional team consisting of developers, designers, product managers and product analytics
Operate, monitor and optimize our infrastructure running on Kubernetes and AWS
Proactively mentor, share knowledge and learn from your peers
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
Experience working in cross-functional teams
Deep knowledge of Java, Scala or Kotlin with a strong emphasis on multithreading and concurrency
Hands on experience in designing and running in production distributed NoSQL databases (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB)
Hands on experience in designing, developing and operating microservices on a highly distributed system (preferably on AWS)
Strong knowledge of object oriented and functional programming paradigms
Strong passion for developing clean, well maintainable, and testable code
Working experience with a high level of test automation (Unit, Component, Integration, User Journey…)
Actual experience with 24/7 on-call rotation is a plus
PERKS AT WORK
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.
ABOUT ZALANDO
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.
Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via e-mail.