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Senior Frontend Engineer - Lisbon Tech Hub

Zalando SE
🏢 Zalando SE 🇵🇹 Lisboa, Portugal 🕑 July 20

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At our new tech hub in Lisbon, which opened in January 2018, we are enhancing the digital experience by building unique and engaging experiences for our customers. As a Senior Javascript Engineer in Lisbon you will specialize on building business partner products that cater to the needs of internal and external customers such as Brands, Influencers and Content Providers.  Being one of the first team members at Zalando Lisbon you will be able to have great impact on the overall success of our tech hub.


Autonomy: Based on our microservices architecture, you and your team will own the code. With your team you will decide together on the technologies and tools to utilize as well as run our large-scale monitoring applications on Kubernetes. Due to the size and start-up like set-up of our team you will have great ownership over shaping the products that you are working on.

Purpose: You and your team will work cross-functionally with an entrepreneurial mindset and drive the whole development cycle according to its purpose - from implementation to testing and maintenance. As a Javascript Engineer you will especially focus on enhancing the productivity of applications and ensuring an intuitive and consistent user experience by closely aligning with Product Designers.

Variety: Together with other engineers, product managers and UX designers you will drive the development of Zalando’s partnerships platform, ensuring a performant and user-friendly customer experience. You will build a variety of new products that enables internal and external stakeholders to create and manage their digital presence at Zalando, such as campaign management, outfit and collection tooling. 

Collaboration: Together with your team you will build a strong relationship with software engineering peers in Berlin and across our other international locations in order to align with other tech teams on the integration of your products into our online fashion platform and to understand its technical interdependencies.


Tech savvy: You would like to do fullstack hands-on coding, especially working with React.js and Node.js. You have previously worked with modern frontend technologies such as with React, Vue and ES6. The vision of integrating new technologies such as AI into your products poses an exciting challenge to you.

Experienced in: You have extensive experience in working on frontend applications with Javascript for more than 4 years. Furthermore you have a strong understanding of REST services and distributed systems. Additional experience in working with Node.js and UX flows is a plus.

Business-driven: Due to your business mindset you strive for finding the right balance between product delivery and code quality. You continuously think about new ways on how to improve Zalando’s partnerships platform in order to enhance its usability and productivity, and therefore the overall customer experience. 

A mentor: You enjoy contributing to the growing Javascript community by sharing your knowledge through writing, presenting and mentoring. Helping your team and the overall tech community grow is of great interest to you.  


Culture. A culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback, open source commitment, meetups, game nights, +70 internal technical and fun guilds, tech talks, product demos, Coder Dojos, parties & events.

Perks. Competitive package, relocation assistance for internationals, private healthcare, lunch allowance, free drinks & fruits, hardware of your choice from our selection

Development. A personal development plan, organized onboarding, personal branding support, opportunity to attend and speak at conferences supporting Zalando integrating into the tech scene in Portugal.

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


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


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