Software Architect e-commerce (f/m/d)

Job description

Architectural work sounds boring? At Zooplus, we have created a unique & lean process in which we employ collaborative crafting to deliver practical blueprints, guidelines, and training to support our product teams in reaching their goal. To make it even better, we are looking for you, an experienced Domain Architect who has footprints in business domains and cares about the important stuff.


Being part of the Software Architecture Chapter, your mission is to create an environment in which the right architecture emerges to fulfill our business model and product vision. You will also work closely with our business stakeholders, POs, and product teams to transfer business requirements into flexible & sustainable solutions.


About the business domain:

  • E-commerce processes & systems
  • Retail processes & systems

About the team (Software Architecture Chapter):

  • We are a group of very open-minded people
  • We embrace lean architectural approaches & solutions
  • We like bouncing ideas together and educate ourselves regularly through workshops & conferences
  • We are in 3 different work locations & more than a handful of nationalities


Your responsibilities are:

  • Develop overall product architecture vision that is also aligned with IT infrastructure
  • Drive guidelines & policies to govern product development efforts
  • Ensure efficient interaction of product landscape
  • Ensure overall quality of the software architecture of my product area
  • Create architecture blueprints
  • Maintain overall state and foresee future needs in IT and technology
  • Help product teams in their daily work and maintain hands-on technical expertise

Requirements

  • Excellent technical leadership skills
  • Excellent knowledge of architecture approaches/paradigms and technology alternatives
  • Excellent ability of understanding problem domain both from business and technical perspective and design solutions for it
  • Profound knowledge in the applied business domain
  • Profound organizational, communication, conflicts resolving skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge in driving project and agile methodologies
  • Passionate about sharing with others
  • Previous working experience in e-commerce is a plus
  • Very good English (spoken and written)


What we are offering you

Become a part of our success story and seize the opportunity to take on a real challenge in a dynamically growing company where there is huge scope for development and short decision-making processes. We are offering you a versatile, international-facing role in our motivated team with colleagues from all over Europe. Additionally, we offer many benefits such as:


      28 labour days of vacation (plus December 24th and 31st)

      Flexibility first. Enter from 7 am to 10 am and organise yourself.

      🏠 Remote working flexibility (up to 60% remote).

      🏬 Offices in the city center of Madrid. Modern working spaces with table tennis, foosball, fresh fruit, beverages and company events.

      🏥 Private medical healthcare insurance for all our employees.

      📖 Continuous development through internal and external training opportunities.

      🎤 Participate in the technology community through our meetups and conferences.

      ✏ English, German and Spanish language courses.

      💲 Discount in our zooplus shop for all our employees.

      🤝 Referral program. You will receive a bonus by helping us finding the best talent.

      🌍 We encourage diversity, meet our motivated and friendly teammates from over 50 nationalities.


In case you didn´t know:

Zooplus AG was founded in Munich in 1999 and today we are Europe´s leading online retailer for pet-related products. With an annual double-digit growth rate, we have already successfully rolled out our business model in 30 European countries and we are expecting further sustainable growth in European e-commerce. We remain faithful to the key values of our company – a dynamic and flexible approach, constant learning opportunities, and inventive thinking at every level and position in the organization.

You want to know more? Let´s have a talk! Apply now.