Senior Backend Engineer (M/F) at Metrigo GmbH (Zalando SE)

Hamburg, Germany

Posted on Jul 24 2015 (almost 9 years ago)

As a daughter company of Zalando SE ‘The leading Fashion E-commerce Platform in Europe’, Metrigo GmbH spearheads data-driven media buying efforts with a focus on fashion-oriented buying strategies for accurate and relevant consumer targeting.

We are Zalando’s ad-technology workbench and make use of a plethora of big data technology. Machine learning, high-level database modeling, metrics definition, trend analysis and report generation are crucial to our business and we’re looking for an experienced Senior Backend Engineer with Big Data experience to take our venture to the next level.


  • Development of scalable, high performance webservices reacting in real-time.
  • Code optimization and garbage collection tuning.
  • Development of Big-Data, high-volume applications that support multi-millions of users as well as billions of requests on a daily basis.
  • Management of multi-layered webservice products, as well as invention and development of new ones.
  • Communication with different stakeholders from Zalando SE and your team to understand product requirements to carry them out to successul release!


  • You are a Java expert, but also enjoy working with other languages such as ruby or python
  • Your have completed your higher education in Computer Science / InformationsTechnology and have at least 5 years of experience in the field.
  • You have working knowledge of technologies such as netty, LMAX Disruptor, Akkan as well as hands-on experience with different databases
  • You are an efficient communicator with high attention to detail, and can elaborate on complex scenarios,


  • A competitive salary as well as mentoring and guidance from our International Leaders
  • You’ll be able to experience startup life inside of a mature company
  • 40% shopping discount on (restrictions apply).
  • Personal and professional development amongst ground breaking industry experts
  • A tangible impact on strategy and company growth!
  • Free drinks, fruits and team events on a regular basis


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