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Zalando SE

Python Backend Engineer - Pricing & Forecasting

Berlin, Germany

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time
Sponsorship offered

Technologies & frameworks

  • python
  • aws
  • kubernetes
  • api
  • microservices

Benefits & perks

  • Flexible working
  • Books
  • Career advice
  • Paid sick days
  • Team lunches
  • Health care contributions
  • Onsite gym
  • Pension
  • Pension contributions
  • Casual dress
  • Fruit bowl
  • Training
  • Diversity dedicated staff
  • Flexible parent working
  • Flexible schedules
  • Bike friendly
  • Relocation budget
  • Learning budget
  • Free coffee
  • Macbook air/pro
  • Free breakfast
  • Gym membership
  • Health care
  • Discounts
  • Extended holiday time
  • Transport discount
  • Extra leave days
  • Trainings
  • Zalando discounts
  • External partner discounts
  • Cantine
  • 40% zalando shopping discount
  • Basketball court
  • Free beverages & snacks
  • Training budget
  • Modern campus
  • Gym
  • Mentorship programs
  • Rooftop
  • Great tech stack
  • Meetups
  • New hq

To sum it up...

Bring the engineering perspective into our data science teams

Role overview

As a Python Backend Engineer in the Pricing & Forecasting team, you’ll bring the engineering perspective into our data science teams. You will build the required microservices serving large data from the models and the pipeline for machine learning. You will challenge our status quo, drive innovation and apply agile best practices.

WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED

  • Design and develop backend services that implement the pricing decisions and strategy using latest tech stack (Presto, Kubernetes, airflow, NoSql) in day-to-day work
  • Design, develop, deploy, operate and improve software solutions, that your peers praise for its elegance and code readability
  • Apply your Python development skills to build production systems, RESTful APIs, microservices (AWS), and the infrastructure for big data processing
  • Collaborate with data scientists to translate forecasting prototypes into production systems

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • 3+ years of industry experience as a backend engineer, working mainly in Python
  • Experience with microservices architecture, distributed systems, and RESTful APIs, particularly using cloud infrastructure such as AWS
  • Experience with ML related libraries (e.g. numpy, pandas, scikit-learn) and frameworks (e.g. TensorFlow, Spark)
  • A good understanding of machine learning topics and a strong mathematical background

PERKS AT WORK

  • 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.

ABOUT ZALANDO

Zalando is Europe’s leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle, 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.

Pricing & Forecasting is at the core of our commercial operation. Our tools help to determine how much of each product to buy, to recommend the best prices for these products, and to ensure that we have the right level of logistics capacity to fulfil our customers demand. The Pricing and Forecasting engineering team uses cutting edge technology, data science and machine learning, to forecast demand and pricing with a focus on business and customer experience. Partnerships happen with all key engineering and product teams, business and customer experience teams.

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

Location

Berlin is the capital and the largest city in Germany and well-known for its amazing festivals, exciting nightlife and a high quality of living. With a population of 3.7 million it is only second to London in the Europe Union, even with one-third of the city's area being composed of forests, parks, gardens, rivers, canals and lakes. Berlin is a city with a deep history, Bismarck, Marx, Einstein, JFK and Bowie, they’ve all shaped – and been shaped by – Berlin.

Often referred to as Europe's newest start-up capital, a new start-up is founded every 20 minutes. The startup industry is set to produce 100,000 new jobs by 2020.

It's no secret that Berlin is cheaper than many of its European counterparts. Office overheads and the price of living are cheaper, which makes it a very attractive place for tech entrepreneurs. Home to HelloFresh, Delivery Hero, and Soundcloud we expect many more household names to be coming out of Berlin in the next few years.

Did you know...

  • The average salary for a Software Engineer in Berlin is €58,765 per year
  • Berlin is the second most populous city in the EU
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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. 🌍. IT ALL STARTED WITH A SHOE... 👠...in a shared apartment/office/warehouse on Berlin’s trendy Torstrasse. Well, a few pairs of shoes actually. Since then we’ve sold a lot more shoes and have grown to be Europe’s largest online fashion retailer or you may call us Europe's most fashionable tech department. Today, we offer fashion-lovers in 15 different countries our wide range of products – from High Street favourites to designer brands, sportswear and kidswear for him and her. A lot has changed since then, but our core values have always remained the same – combining great fashion with the latest technology and exceptional customer service. A PROUD COMMUNITY Over the years, we have built a strong community. We love to share our passions, insights and expertise for technologies and topics we love through 100+ self-organised guilds, internal tech talks, training initiatives, demos, local meet-up events, conferences and more. In addition to encouraging an engaged community, we support you in building your reputation as tech leader - not only among your peers at Zalando but industry-wide. We know that every new technology and methodology we implement involves a learning curve, so our teams are dedicated to help everyone get up to speed on using the tools they need to work successfully. OPEN SOURCE 📢 We're passionate about collaboration and giving back to the community. Check out our open source projects to learn more about the technologies we are contributing to and building. (https://github.com/zalando)

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Engineers who find a new job through Python Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time
Sponsorship offered

Technologies & frameworks

  • python
  • aws
  • kubernetes
  • api
  • microservices

Benefits & perks

  • Flexible working
  • Books
  • Career advice
  • Paid sick days
  • Team lunches
  • Health care contributions
  • Onsite gym
  • Pension
  • Pension contributions
  • Casual dress
  • Fruit bowl
  • Training
  • Diversity dedicated staff
  • Flexible parent working
  • Flexible schedules
  • Bike friendly
  • Relocation budget
  • Learning budget
  • Free coffee
  • Macbook air/pro
  • Free breakfast
  • Gym membership
  • Health care
  • Discounts
  • Extended holiday time
  • Transport discount
  • Extra leave days
  • Trainings
  • Zalando discounts
  • External partner discounts
  • Cantine
  • 40% zalando shopping discount
  • Basketball court
  • Free beverages & snacks
  • Training budget
  • Modern campus
  • Gym
  • Mentorship programs
  • Rooftop
  • Great tech stack
  • Meetups
  • New hq
Python Backend Engineer - Pricing & Forecasting