Jobs at Zalando: Front-end Software Engineer in Berlin -


Front-end Software Engineer

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We're hiring for this position in the following cities: Berlin, Hamburg and Dortmund (Germany); Helsinki (Finland). Please state your country or city preference in the application.

As a Zalando Front-end Engineer, you will design, build and implement web applications that millions of people will use and enjoy. Whether junior- or senior-level, you will use cutting-edge technologies to create high-performance applications that scale. You will challenge our status quo and help us define best practices for how we work. And you will have the freedom to launch your own open source projects, contribute to others’ projects, build internal community around your interests, and strengthen your personal brand--while receiving meaningful support at every step.

You responsibilities:

  • Build new web applications related to our many customer-facing initiatives and maintain existing applications
  • Write code that your peers praise for its elegance and readability
  • Use agile methodologies
  • Think big-picture: Constantly evaluate our work and processes and challenge us
  • Recommend new libraries, frameworks, processes and other tools and help us to implement the best ones
  • Be accountable for the applications you create—from design and development to testing and maintenance.

Main requirements

  • A degree in Computer Science and/or at least one year of programming experience
  • Demonstrated experience using JavaScript, HTML5 or CSS3 in a high-traffic environment
  • Deep knowledge of modern front-end frameworks, build tools and test tools
  • Familiarity with RESTful web services and cloud platforms such as Docker and AWS
  • A collaborative mindset - you love sharing knowledge and the spotlight
  • English language fluency

Nice to have

  • Experience leading projects, mentoring others and creating interactive prototypes


  • A one-month mentoring program
  • Internal tech talks, skills-building courses and technical “People Leads” who help you achieve mastery
  • Personal branding support: From preparing 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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