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Research Engineer (Applied Scientist) - Warehouse Algorithms (W/M/D)


Department: Logistics Algorithms
Reports to: Engineering Lead/Head
Team Size: <10
Recruiter Name: Rime Asselman,

As an applied scientist, you will conduct and guide algorithmic-research driven software development. We process millions of customer orders every week and our systems make fundamental scheduling, planning, and routing decisions within our warehouses, hence your solutions could have a direct and visible impact on the efficiency of our warehouses.

  • Collaboratively conduct research, design and implement algorithms to improve our optimization engines
  • Deliver end-to-end solutions and set the bar for the whole development cycle that includes research, prototyping, implementing production software, as well as testing and operating the highly available production system
  • Influence our research and development methodologies to foster a scalable and data-driven architecture
  • Think abstractly and discover correlations between problems, methodologies, and solutions
  • Master or PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics or another quantitative field together with experience in algorithm-related software development in Java, Kotlin, or similar
  • Proficiency in the state-of-the-art methods in software design, architecture and distributed system, e.g. microservices and RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge of operational research techniques, mathematical optimization methods, queueing theory, discrete-event simulation, together with corresponding applied research experience
  • Ability to work, collaborate and communicate in an agile and cross-functional team with engineers, product owners and other applied scientists
  • A workplace run on trust, empowerment and feedback; positive, inspiring working atmosphere
  • 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
  • Mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms

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 34 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests andlanguages our teams choose to use.

Within Logistics Algorithms in Berlin you will work in a multi-disciplinary team of applied scientists and backend engineers. The teams build and operate high availability systems in the complex, fast changing and challenging environment of Zalando logistics. Using state-of-the-art software technologies, we trust you to build the future of our algorithmic core, tackling interconnected problems such as route planning, task scheduling and processing time predictions.

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

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