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Android Engineering Manager

The world's most fashionable tech company

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Zalando is transforming from Europe’s leading e-commerce company into a multi-service platform for fashion, while also evolving into a “mobile first” company. From logistics, to big brands, to manufacturers - we’re building the platform that connects all people and parts of the fashion ecosystem.

We live Radical Agility. With the set of principles that we give our teams - Autonomy, Mastery, Purpose - we entrust them to shape the future of Zalando. You will be the one changing the world’s opinion of tech and fashion in Europe.

What makes your individual impact at Zalando limitless is the infinite possibilities to tackle and create new opportunities. At Zalando, it’s not only about growth and improvement - it is about inventing new things. We strongly believe that providing useful code to the world is a virtue. We strive to learn from and contribute to open source software for the betterment of Zalando and the tech community.

Your responsibilities:

  • You will lead delivery teams to develop our award-winning apps, used and enjoyed by millions of people. You will guide and coach team members in technical questions and help them find the right solution for complex problems.
  • You will spearhead the development and execution of the long-term technical architecture and technical product strategy. With your support, the team will build, scale and continuously improve a variety of mobile products that create value for our platform.
  • From facilitating communication and decision-making between teams and stakeholders to making bold decisions about the means and tools of delivery and operation, you will help your teams to innovate faster.
  • You will maintain a close connection to our Product Owners / Product Specialists and act as a sparring partner when creating the product vision and re-defining the customer experience.
  • You will drive team mastery of world-class development techniques and share your knowledge of state-of-the-art technologies. You will challenge the status quo and help us define best practices.

Main requirements

  • You are experienced in Android and Java development, and building, developing and leading at least one team of engineers in an agile environment.
  • You have knowledge about Android tooling, for continuous integration, delivery and testing, and about REST APIs.
  • You are passionate about object-oriented, well structured, readable and testable code.
  • You are capable of working cross-functionally and managing complex projects with various stakeholders.
  • You are enthusiastic about creative thinking, problem-solving and making a positive impact on our engineering culture.


  • One-month mentoring program
  • Internal tech talks, skills-building courses and technical “People Leads” who help you achieve mastery
  • Personal branding support: From preparing tech talks and blog posts to networking with industry leaders
  • Community: hack weeks, movie nights, coder dojos, +70 self-organized tech guilds and more
  • Competitive salary
  • 40% Zalando shopping discount and commuter discount
  • Relocation assistance for internationals

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