Senior Software Developer Backend (M/F/D)


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Senior Software Developer Backend (M/F/D), Zalando


Ansbach, Germany




Production & Technical



Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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At Tradebyte you work hand in hand with the biggest players in e-commerce – from hip fashion brands to big online shops. We offer you an open work structure and an incomparable team spirit. We believe that work and passion are compatible and for that we offer the appropriate surroundings. With continuous growth, we are looking for new colleagues who share our passion for work. Love what you do – do what you love. Become part of Tradebyte, an independent company within the Zalando Group!

  • You have extensive experience with programming languages such as PHP, Python, JavaScript, GO, Java, Haskell
  • You know lots about databases such as: PostgreSQL, MySQL, Elasticsearch, MongoDB
  • You have excellent knowledge of the development of scalable and highly-available micro services
  • You have expert knowledge of task/message queues such as Celery, RabbitMQ, etc.
  • You have good command of Git
  • You have solid skills in object-oriented and functional programming
  • It’s important for you to write clean code and work professionally
  • You are very sensitive to best practices
  • You have come across Docker
  • Swagger and OpenAPI are not new for you
  • It would be cool if you knew Django
  • You like working in a team and you have good social skills
  • You feel confident presenting new ideas or concepts to others
  • You are fluent in English
  • You don’t need to know German but if you‘d like to learn it, we offer courses
  • You are responsible for designing and developing highly-available and scalable systems
  • You work closely with your own team and with the product teams
  • The optimisation of processes and performance are also part of your tasks
  • You work on the evaluation and testing of technology trends
  • You pass your expertise on to your colleagues
  • Flexible working hours (home office possible)
  • Initial training weeks and check-in programme
  • Comprehensive health management
  • Flat hierarchies speed up communication
  • Free Club Mate, coffee, water, fresh fruits and soft drinks
  • 40% Zalando discount for employees
  • Direct connection to the train station and free parking
  • Further training opportunities (internal and external)
  • Events: Summer- and christmas parties
  • Open tech-culture: DevNights, Global Game Jam and mutual Exchange

About Us


  • 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 only in select locations)

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 is Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, connecting customers, brands and partners across 17 markets. We drive digital solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 23 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.