Fronteend (m/f) – Premium Network, Messenger - XING Corporate

For a better working life

For a better working life

Frontend Engineer (m/f) – Premium Network, Messenger

XING is the social network for business professionals with millions of members all over the world. Help us shape the future – for a better working life! We currently have an opening at our headquarters in Hamburg.

The “Messenger” is a cross-functional team of around 20 people all working to provide the best possible experience for XING users by addressing communication needs of users by group and individual messaging. The Messaging team is quite international and strives to be at the forefront in adopting innovative work culture and latest technologies.

A challenging task

  • You’ll be primarily responsible for building and maintaining the (web) front-end part of the Messenger
  • As our front-end expert, you’ll advise and support our development teams in terms of our client-side web
    architecture, and help build a rock-solid front-end architecture.
  • You’ll work closely with our user interface designers, product managers and developers to ensure a
    consistent and snappy web experience for our users.
  • You will be our expert in JavaScript based web applications and work together with our Ruby
    Backend Engineers.
  • You will help us implement software on a modern stack with react, redux and latest JavaScript
  • In our Hamburg office, you have the great opportunity to work in an international, cross-functional team
    (communicating in English, German is not required).

A convincing background

  • Strong front-end skills (JavaScript, HTML, CSS)
  • Experience in building real-time applications using WebSockets.
  • Experience in modern JavaScript frameworks such as Angular, Vue, ember and preferably in React.
  • Experience in testing frontend applications with jest or mocha.
  • Experience with Package Managers and Module Managers such as Webpack, NPM, yarn, etc.
  • Experience with GitHub/Git.
  • Agile is your way to work with passion in crossfunctional teams.
  • Ruby or Ruby on Rails based technologies are known to you.
  • You love mastering new challenges and want to have fun at work!
  • You are a team player and value people above processes.

An inspiring environment

XING offers a dynamic environment located in the centre of Hamburg. As well as flexible working hours, you’ll have an opportunity to unleash your skills and acquire new ones. We offer a wide range of training courses in addition to German, English and Spanish lessons, regular team and offsite events, and lots of fun. We also provide free drinks and organic fruit as well as a Proficard public transport ticket, restaurant vouchers and travel insurance. And let’s not forget the smartphone or iPad that you can use privately. You’ll also be provided with a high-end Macbook Pro, and our offices have table football tables. If you’re feeling really sporty, we also have great gym deals, and various other benefits….

If this profile matches your expertise, experience and aspirations, we’d be delighted to receive your full application, including salary requirements and possible starting date.

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Katharina Ellerbrock

Katharina Ellerbrock

HR Coordinator


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