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Senior Backend Engineer - Connected Retail
Zalando Finland Oy

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 7.3.2019


Department: Connected Retail
Reports to: Engineering Lead
Team Size: <15
Recruiter name, e-mail: Ludmila Tomperi, ludmila.tomperi@zalando.fi


As a Senior Backend Developer, you contribute by delivering a brand new and exciting service for our B2B partners. This is a chance to work for Emerging Businesses, a start up generator within Zalando. Our Connected Retail unit is on a mission to connected 640000 offline stores to Zalando. We aim to finally make omnichannel work.  This is a chance to have a real impact on the way that consumers experience and participate in the fashion ecosystem. We will also support you to grow and to work with exciting modern technologies.


  • Build an ecosystem where our partners can connect to and sell at Zalando
  • Lead technical development of the microservice backend with other Senior team members and possibly contribute to frontend development
  • Participate in company wide development of best practices at Zalando


  • Proven track record of effectively delivering and running scalable microservice backends with great APIs and event based communication
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment pipelines, modern software release practices, AWS and Kubernetes
  • You have mastered multiple programming languages and have either experience with or an interest in working with Scala (team is currently working with Scala.)
  • As a Senior member of the team, you bring energy, no-job-is-beneath-you attitude and best practices for building and maintaining SaaS software


  • 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, 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

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.


Zalando is Europe’s leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle, 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 26 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.

Teams at our Helsinki Tech Hub work on many of the cornerstones of our Fashion Store, including personalization and social fashion influencing components. Through full stack engineering and research, we turn visionary ideas into new emerging businesses with real potential. By tackling the most challenging problems for the fashion industry, we drive the personal digital experience and underlying knowledge models to create the most inspirational fashion experience for our customers.