(Senior) Backend Engineer - Content Performance
Zalando Finland Oy

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 11.2.2019

As a (Senior) Backend Engineer, in Content Performance, you will build business-critical applications that process thousands of requests per second. Providing the information needed to deliver the most relevant products to our customers, whilst taking into account the business needs of Zalando and our Partners. You will help your colleagues in shaping the technical future of our architecture to ensure it is scalable, allows for rapid feature development and testing.


  • Full development cycle: Design, develop, deploy, operate and improve important software solutions that impact millions of customers
  • Together with your team, you will own your code and decide on the technologies and tools to deliver, as well as operate large-scale applications on PaaS/SaaS cloud (AWS)
  • Work closely with Product to define the next steps to be taken
  • Collaborate with other Engineers and Research Engineers across different locations to deliver the optimal solution to ensure our quarterly goals are achieved


  • Strong knowledge of JVM based technology stacks, such as Kotlin, Java or Scala as well as a good understanding of relational databases and Elasticsearch. Big Query and other data engineering skills are a plus.
  • Experience in building microservices, RESTful API design, event-driven architectures & cloud platforms (AWS, Kubernetes)
  • Ability to effectively communicate with colleagues, share your knowledge, moderate team meetings and finding creative solutions to complex problems
  • Write clean, modular and well-annotated code that makes it easy to maintain, update, and scale


  • 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.

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  • Ilmoitusnumero: 1231743
  • Työsuhde: Vakituinen työsuhde
  • Työn tyyppi: Kokopäiväinen
  • Hakuosoite: www-osoite
  • Sijainti: Helsinki