Senior JAVA Software Engineer (M/F)

Job Category

  • Technology & UX/UI Design


  • Hamburg


  • Full-Time
  • Professional Level


  • Zalando SE

You Are Ready To Make An Impact

The Advertising Lab at Zalando is located in Hamburg ‘The leading Fashion E-commerce Platform in Europe’, spearheads data-driven media buying efforts with a focus on fashion-oriented buying strategies for accurate and relevant consumer targeting.

We are focused on ad-technologies and make use of a plethora of big data technologies. Such as machine learning, high-level database modeling, metrics definition, trend analysis and report generation are crucial to our business and we’re looking for a SENIOR JAVA SOFTWARE ENGINEER (M/W) with big data focus to take our venture to the next level.

You Are Setting Standards

Variety. From Fashion Store to Brand Solutions to Business Assurance and Smart Logistics, you will join one of our 90+ teams to build, scale and continuously improve a variety of products that create value for our platform.

Autonomy. Based on our microservices architecture, you and your team will own your code, and decide on the technologies and tools to deliver as well operate large-scale applications on PaaS/SaaS cloud (AWS).

Ownership. You and your team will work like a startup and take ownership for the whole development cycle - from architecture design to testing to implementation and maintenance.

Excellence. You will join a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest standards when it comes to the quality of your code and implementation. You will add value by leveraging current trends in software design, architecture and web services.

What we're looking for

  • Significant experience in web technology concepts, agile development methodologies
  • Skilled in object-oriented and functional programming languages like Java / Clojure / Python / Ruby or similar as well as (No)SQL databases and big data environments
  • Knowledge of event-based systems and event queues in general is a plus
  • Passion well structured, readable and testable code
  • Experienced engineer who knows about scalability, high-availability, security, monitoring, architecture & design of state-of-the-art websites

You Benefit From

Culture. Culture of trust and empowerment, open source commitment, meetups, game nights, +70 internal technical and fun guilds, tech talks, product demos, Coderdojos, parties & events.

Perks. Competitive salary, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, public transport discounts, relocation assistance for internationals, free drinks & fruits, hardware of your choice.

Development. Tour of Mastery, extensive onboarding, personal branding support, opportunity to attend and speak at conferences.

Work Environment. Self-organized,  autonomous teams and flexible working hours.

Zalando. is transforming from Europe’s leading e-commerce company into a multi-service platform for fashion. From logistics, to big brands, to manufactures - we’re building the platform that connects all people and parts of the fashion ecosystem.

We live Radical Agility. With the set of principles that we give our teams - Autonomy, Mastery, Purpose - we entrust them to shape the future of Zalando. You will be the one changing the world’s opinion of tech and fashion in Europe.

What makes your individual impact at Zalando limitless is the possibility to tackle and create new opportunities. At Zalando, it is not only about growth and improvement - it is about inventing new things. We strongly believe that providing useful code to the world is a virtue. We strive to learn from and contribute to open source software for the betterment of Zalando and the tech community.

Want to join us? Then go ahead and apply!

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

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