400px Zalando Logo.svg Junior Backend Software Engineer (Java/Kotlin) - Core Logistics Abilities (all genders)

Junior Backend Software Engineer (Java/Kotlin) – Core Logistics Abilities (all genders)

  • Full Time
  • Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Zalando profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.



Looking to work on a job that has a meaningful impact on millions of customers? Join our Logistics “Core Abilities (WMS Platform)” Engineering team as a Junior Backend Software Engineer and help us deliver a high-performance, stable, auto-scaling software system that will have a direct impact on our customers’ happiness.

As a member of our team, you will have the chance to play a critical role in the development of our next generation Warehouse Management System , which is responsible for handling the delivery of millions of products to our customers. You’ll be working alongside a group of talented engineers to create innovative solutions for managing orders, products, physical entities and Business Processes as well as tools for workforce management & optimization of the workflow within our warehouses.

This position is perfect for you if you are just starting your career, you want to join a dynamic team and make a difference. Come join us and help us build the future of logistics!


  • Actively participate in each stage of the development cycle – implementation, testing and operating your code in an agile environment.
  • Play a role in the design, development, and deployment of the systems which are used by thousands of colleagues in our fulfilment centres and help to reliably ship millions of orders to our customers all over Europe.
  • Continuously ship high quality testable code and build reliable systems. Support and Consult others teams in the department to build new automation and processes.
  • Iteratively test features with stakeholders while keeping the big picture in mind.


  • You have some experience with JVM-based languages like Java or Kotlin and knowledge of building RESTful API’s and Event-driven services.
  • Knowledge in design principles and patterns, data and API specifications, quality assurance, and testing methods
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to apply logical and analytical thinking to complex problems.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work autonomously in a team environment.
  • As we are working with infrastructure based on Kubernetes, some experience of utilizing the tools is a bonus.
  • Experience in data structures, Relational Databases, and Experience with NoSQL Databases is a plus.

If you are interested, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every single requirement. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles!


Zalando provides a range of benefits, here’s an overview of what you can expect. Ask your Talent Acquisition Partner to learn more about what we offer.

  • Employee shares program
  • 40% off fashion and beauty products sold and shipped by Zalando, 30% off Zalando Lounge, discounts from external partners
  • 2 paid volunteering days a year
  • Hybrid working model with 60% (or more) remote per week, actual practice is up to each team to best support their collaboration
  • Work from abroad for up to 30 working days a year
  • 27 days of vacation a year to start
  • Relocation assistance available (subject to prior agreement)
  • Family services, including counseling and support
  • Health and wellbeing options (including Gympass)
  • Mental health support and coaching available

Learn all about Zalando and our values here https //jobs.zalando.com/en/?gh_src=22377bdd1us

To apply for this job please visit jobs.zalando.com.

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