Senior Backend Software Engineer (Java / Spring Boot) – Plus Integrations (w/m/d) Zalando SE

Senior Backend Software Engineer (Java / Spring Boot) – Plus Integrations (w/m/d) Zalando SE
Zalando SE - Berlin, Germany
Full Time
Engineering & Technical
Backend Java

As a Senior Backend Engineer – Plus, you will constantly improve our delivery and returns proposition to bridge the last mile for our customers to get the right package to the right customers at the right time. Delivering a high-performance, stable, auto-scaling in-house warehouse management system, you will have a direct impact on our customers’ happiness. We aim to delight our customers and make the Zalando customer experience as convenient as possible.

Since the team is growing significantly, we currently have multiple vacancies at different seniority levels currently available on the team.


  • Drive proofs of concept, pilots and technology evaluations to accelerate the onboarding of new technologies and solution designs
  • Manage your service from the architecture to testing, deployment and operation in an agile environment
  • Deliver high-performance, resilient and scalable distributed system landscape that handles large amounts of data while continuously enabling a high pace of change and innovation by working with your development and product team
  • Contributing to our growing tech community and encouraging knowledge sharing


  • At least 5 years of professional programming experience with significant expertise in Java and related popular frameworks such as Spring, SQL databases as well as experience in microservice architecture, distributed systems and RESTful APIs using relevant technologies. Check our Tech Radar for more information on the technologies we use at Zalando
  • Skilled in automated testing, high-performance code and complex server environments
  • Effective communication skills in English and ability to understand business requirements
  • Academic degree in Computer Science


  • 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 in select locations)
  • Family- and life-friendly working conditions including flexible working hours  (*available for selected departments/positions)

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.