Senior Frontend Engineer (m/f/d)

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!

Join our international agile Product & Engineering team and take an active role in shaping our engineering culture and the future of thousands of HR teams and organizations across Europe. At Personio you will have a direct impact on our product, our users, our organization, and our engineering practices.

You will work in an effective, autonomous, cross-functional feature-based team, where you will get to play out your dev and mentoring skills in a high-impact driven environment. You will be responsible for taking our UX and UI to the next level in close collaboration with designers and product owners. Additionally, you will play a decisive role in training and coaching your peers, as well as support in hiring decisions. An important part of the role is improving our frontend codebase (primarily React) and help us run it efficiently on our AWS infrastructure.

Your tasks and responsibilities in a nutshell

  • Bridging the gap between Frontend Engineering and UX Design
  • Developing and reinforcing frontend engineering standards and guidelines among your peers across teams
  • Identifying, documenting, and communicating technical improvements within your area of responsibility in the team

  • Coaching and onboarding peer engineers

  • Taking end-to-end ownership and directly contributing to Personio codebase as a frontend engineer, as part of a product team
  • 
Driving  small- to medium-sized cross-team engineering initiatives
  • Participating in technical interview processes

What you need to succeed

  • Over 7 years of relevant experience working on fast-scaling and complex systems
  • Appreciation towards software craftsmanship, clean code, and SOLID design principles
  • High standards for the quality of UI and experience interpreting and executing on the outcomes of UX research and Product Design
  • Sound experience in performance monitoring and optimization
  • Coaching experience. It’s important for you to learn from and teach peers, and to continuously help junior team members appreciate and apply best engineering and UX practices
  • 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

  • Market-proven, well-funded and fast growing company ($130M funding acquired to date)
  • As you are joining Personio at such an early stage, this shows us your trust and confidence in us. We would like you to profit from the success of the company, and therefore, we offer you a competitive compensation package (salary, benefits and virtual shares)
  • Your chance to play a decisive role in shaping Personio and have a direct impact on the daily work of hundreds of thousands of users
  • 1.500 EUR of development budget per year for attending conferences, courses, buying books
  • MacBook Pro and gadgets, including BOSE headsets with noise cancellation
  • 28 paid vacation days, opportunity to work from home on a regular basis, and flexible working hours
  • Choose between three mobility options: Unu electric scooter as "company car", a JobRad® or an additional payment for a yearly public transportation ticket
  • Subsidized Qualitrain membership: For 25 euros a month you can train in 90 fitness and yoga studios, swimming pools and many other sports facilities in Munich
  • Relocation and visa support through an expert agency to Munich, Germany
  • Weekly German language courses
  • Regular team and company events (e.g. Oktoberfest in Munich and skiing trip to Austria)