Online fashion retailer Zalando are creating 200 jobs in Ireland’s capital.
The multinational e-commerce company is recruiting people for research and development roles. Zolando is looking for data scientists, software engineers, and graduates with a math, science and engineering background.
Zalando’s VP of Engineering, Eric Bowman said:
“We’re looking for the best engineers and data scientists in Dublin, Europe and the world, people who thrive on solving hard problems and delivering impact. We want independent thinkers, brilliant executioners, people who love a challenge, working on deep problems and working with the smartest people, while creating a great team culture.”
Founded in 2008, Zalando initially only sold shoes, but now have expanded to sell clothes, accessories, and sports items.
The company supplies to 15 countries including Germany, France, Spain, Italy and the UK.
Zalando’s profits have seen a consistent rise year to year. In 2012 they had a turnover of €1.1 billion, in 2013 it was €1.8 billion, and last year it grew to €2.2 billion.
The new centre will be based in Dublin’s Silicon Docks, with the positions being filled over the next three years.
Zalando’s founder and chief executive, Robert Gentz said:
“Understanding our customers, and gaining deep insights into their purchasing patterns and their behaviour online means we can provide them with a personalised and compelling offering.”
“Investing to understand these insights has driven our growth since the earliest days of our company and has been the key to our success.”