Frontend Engineer (React/Typescript) for Buying Article Management – Retail Core

Frontend Engineer (React/Typescript) for Buying Article Management – Retail Core
Zalando SE - Berlin, Germany
Full Time
Engineering & Technical
JavaScript React UX

In our Buying Article Management team you will be responsible for building the systems that allow us to buy more than 600.000 articles per year and

therefore spend an approximate 2-3bn. EUR. The systems ensure that all products are available at the right time and place in our shop by gathering all the

information from our suppliers for every single article to provide those articles to our shop facing systems. More than 1500 suppliers and several

hundreds of internal users are involved in this process.



  • You and your team will take ownership for the whole development cycle – from architecture design to implementation and testing as well as maintenance.
  • You will collaborate with engineers, UX, product management and other teams to grow our business and provide the best experience for our customers.
  • You deliver high-quality software that solves the business problem at hand efficiently and that your peers can easily understand and maintain because of its high-quality.
  • You proactively share knowledge and learn from your peers.


  • 5+ years of professional experience in frontend technologies like JavaScript / TypeScript, ReactJS, CSS and respective frameworks
  • You care about the user experience and know how to build user-friendly, performant and reliable web applications
  • Familiar with writing well tested and reusable code, component, integration and E2E tests
  • Good knowledge of RESTful APIs and understanding of AWS, Docker, Kubernetes and CI/CD is a plus
  • You are strong working in collaboration with engineering teams and stakeholders from different backgrounds and you are motivated to learn from and mentor other engineers



  • A friendly, respectful and diverse team who works in collaboration and values the culture and spirit of every team member
  • Culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback, open source commitment, meetups, 100+ internal 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 access to 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.