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Senior Frontend Javascript Engineer - Zalando Lounge

Zalando SE
🏢 Zalando SE 🇩🇪 Berlin, Germany 🕑 December 06

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Department: Zalando Lounge
Reports to: Engineering Lead
Team Size: <10
Recruiter: Sara Bettencourt

As a Javascript Engineer at Zalando Lounge in Berlin you will be part of a small team that cares about providing a great customer experience as much as it does about writing beautiful code. We deal with interesting traffic patterns on a daily basis and thinking about the scalability and reliability of our systems is core to our work.


  • You help us design and develop applications that scale and can deal with spiky traffic patterns.
  • You take accountability for all aspects of your work and decide on the technologies and tools to deliver and operate our customer facing web applications.
  • You are comfortable working in a startup like environment and taking ownership of the entire development cycle; from ideation to implementation and maintenance.


  • 5+ years experience and at least 2+ years working on customer-facing applications. You are also experienced in working with and connecting to backend APIs.
  • Hands on experience working with JavaScript and HTML/CSS. Experience with a modern frontend stack including React, Redux, Webpack, ES6, flow, LESS
  • You test your code and are experienced with test frameworks such as jest or mocha
  • Basic understanding of AWS, Kubernetes and CI/CD. You’re not afraid of deploying and operating your application.
  • You’ve ideally worked on a high traffic application. Making your application scale is part of the design and not an afterthought.


  • 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
  • Tech onboarding, mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms

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 Lounge Tech is organised along the customer journey – from acquisition to checkout and order fulfilment. As engineering lead you ensure that horizontal alignment across the separate engineering teams runs without issues and that the interfaces between all the steps in the journey work together well.

Zalando Lounge is an online shopping club for fashion and lifestyle products in 11 European countries. We offer our members daily, time-limited sale campaigns with discounts of up to 75% off the recommended retail price.Our Tech department builds and drives our own customer facing applications and services on top of Zalando’s platform services. We have a strong focus on customer experience and learn and experiment how we can engage  them even more.

Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via e-mail.


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