Senior Frontend Developer


Full Time
Berlin, Germany   
Posted 7h ago

We are looking for a Senior Frontend Engineer to start immediately in our office in Berlin, Germany!

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Deliver high quality web applications from crafting and iterating new features into production in short sprint cycles
  • Independently build, maintain and take on ownership of complex software modules and services
  • Collaborate multi-functionally to inform API design and architectural decisions
  • Maintain and make use of a good overview of the overall technology stack and infrastructure
  • Craft, facilitate and survey coding guidelines and quality standards
  • Mentoring colleagues and share expertise across teams
  • Understand and take ownership the system performance and health
  • React and fix operational events (bugs and incidents)
  • Independently focus on continuous learning and improvement and drive the evolution of our engineering practice

You have:

  • Strong experience with JavaScript, HTML and CSS (+preprocessors)
  • Experience working with modern client-side frameworks
  • Experience with any component-based frontend framework (ideally React)
  • Experience in maintenance of complex code bases and driving down technical debt
  • Experience with cross-browser development and knowledge of browser compatibility
  • Knowledge in testing on different levels: unit, integration, contract and E2E
  • Deep understanding of lean and agile practices
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

Nice to have:

  • Experience with back-end technology such as Ruby-Rails or Node.JS
  • Experience using cloud services (ideally AWS)
  • Experience with NoSQL databases (ideally AWS DynamoDB)
  • Experience with infrastructure as code tool (ideally Terraform)

Why Babbel?

Babbel is the world’s most successful language learning app. Work with us to make a real impact in the world, in a meaningful way.

  • We’re driven by a bold challenge
  • We solve meaningful problems - at scale.
  • Diversity and difference are our strengths; lifelong learning is our life’s blood
  • Work within a high-performing team at Babbel.
  • Tackle a steep learning-curve – personally and professionally.
  • Work in a challenging environment and where you’re expected to bring your game face
  • Take advantage of a lively startup atmosphere with friendly working hours.
  • Draw from a vibrant international company with people from over 50 different nationalities.
  • We offer great company benefits (high-end company bike, fresh fruit & drinks).

Sounds good? We are already looking forward to hearing from you! Check out our jobs pageour blog, and our techblog for a fuller picture of #lifeatbabbel!

Questions about a career at Babbel? Contact us! +49 (0) (151 2051 6139 or get in touch with Martin Forry ( for more information.