Frontend Engineer - HR Management

About us

Enabling Better Organizations.

Personio is a fast growing HR SaaS start-up based in Munich. It offers a holistic HR and applicant management software designed for companies with 10 to 1000 employees. Personio plays a critical role in making the day-to-day operations of more than 700 HR teams more efficient and transparent. We are a bunch of fun, international people striving to build the leading one-stop HR platform in Europe.

The Role

At Personio we are on the amazing journey of becoming the leading HR Platform in Europe!

The Human Resource Management Tribe is on a mission to empower organizations for employee self service and remarkable employee management, integrated across domains.

We are building our product around the employee lifecycle events, getting hired, getting promotions, getting married, leaving the company and following the direct implications of these lifecycle events - for employees, managers and HR managers.


Like all our tribes we are a cross-functional group of engineers, designers and product managers from many different nationalities and backgrounds, spread across different locations and we continue to grow in 2021. Join us and help shape the HRM Tribe journey for Personio.



Your tasks and responsibilities in a nutshell:

  • Direct contribution to Personio codebase as a frontend engineer, as part of a product team

  • Identifying, documenting, and communicating technical improvements within your area of responsibility in the team

  • Support in the development and reinforcement of frontend engineering standards and guidelines
  • 
Participating in cross-team engineering initiatives as individual contributor
  • Helping with selecting, onboarding, and coaching of junior members of the team

What you need to succeed

  • Over 4 years of relevant experience working on fast-scaling and complex systems
  • Appreciation towards software craftsmanship, clean code, and SOLID design principles
  • Deep knowledge in JavaScript and strong expertise in React and Redux
  • Sound experience in performance monitoring and optimization
  • Driven by impact. You are eager to create customer value
  • Teamplayer. You are passionate about working with talented and inspiring people. Your heart beats for receiving and giving feedback, to grow both personally and as an engineer
  • You are business-fluent in English (Level C1/C2)


Why Personio

Aside from our people, culture, and mission, there are a variety of additional benefits that help make Personio a great place to work! Work with us and receive:

  • Competitive compensation package that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity

  • Two Impact days you can use to have an impact on the environment and society. One day is for an individual project and one for a company-wide initiative! #SocialResponsibility

  • 26 days of paid vacation + 2 days off for Christmas and New Year's Eve (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)

  • Annual personal development budget of €1,500 for conferences, courses, books, career coach, etc.

  • Regular company and team events like Oktoberfest, ski trips, Christmas parties, and more! (COVID permitting)

  • With PersonioFlex, decide for yourself where you work most effectively. For this, we offer you a flexible 50% in-office & 50% remote working framework. Our remote working policy includes the possibility to work from home or anywhere within the UK or European Economic Area.

  • Choose between two mobility options: Tax Saver Commuter Ticket and the Bike to Work Scheme and receive a subsidy of 43.50€/month from Personio

  • Comprehensive healthcare scheme covered for each permanent employee (excl. taxes).

  • Enjoy training with Gympass with a subsidy of 30€/month from Personio

  • Pension scheme with up to 5% matching contribution

  • Discounts across a range of brands so you can save money while shopping at Adidas, LG, Bosch, Apple, Dia, etc.

  • Mental health support, as we know that mental wellbeing plays a major role in both our personal and professional success. #PersonioCares