Senior Frontend Developer (f/m/d)

  • Engineering
  • Berlin, Germany

Senior Frontend Developer (f/m/d)

Job description

Your Mission

Your mission as our senior frontend developer is to take ownership of our frontend stack, helping us create and maintain a scalable frontend architecture for our learning platform and content management system. You will also take charge of setting up and maintaining our design system and style guides.

As a senior member of the development team, you will participate regularly in the technical decision making process. Using practices like pair programming, you will also work closely with other developers, sharing your knowledge and mentoring others. As a company, we put a lot of emphasis on ensuring high code quality, and you should know your way around functional and object-oriented programming and their associated best practices. 

We’re a learning organization ourselves, so it’s also important that you are someone who loves learning and being challenged to grow in your role.

Technologies and Concepts You Should Know:

  • JavaScript

  • React

  • A CSS preprocessing language such as LESS / SASS

  • SPA frameworks such as Vue, Angular, etc.

  • CI/CD

  • TDD

  • Static site generators

Nice to haves:

  • Cloud services such as AWS

  • Familiarity with Rails


What We Are Looking for in You:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in software development, ideally in an agile environment

  • Experience with modern JavaScript transpilers, React applications, and REST APIs

  • Background in maintaining CSS style guides and defining design system components

  • Understanding of both Object Oriented and Functional programming paradigms

  • Strong grasp of SOLID principles

  • Experience deploying frontend applications to production

  • Enthusiasm for helping the team conduct effective code reviews and providing regular support and mentorship to the team

  • Commitment to writing clean, testable code with an eye for performance and scalability

  • Ability to break down complex problems into more manageable chunks

  • A focus on finding long-term solutions, ensuring that the product evolves in the right way

  • Experience with applying Agile/XP practices (for example, pair programming, TDD/BDD, Continuous Integration, and/or Continuous Delivery)


  • BS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field

  • Experience working in a Rails environment

  • Experience with and enjoyment of working in a small, agile team

This is a senior-level position. The salary band for this lies between EUR 60.000,- and EUR 70.000,- annual gross. Your relevant experience will influence the final salary.

About us: 

CareerFoundry is helping people build a career they love through immersive online courses and career services in UX Design, UI Design, and Web Development. As a Senior Frontend Developer, you will support the team in maintaining and upgrading our learning platform, helping to create a good experience for our community of learners. Our team works on something that matters: we help people change their careers and better their life situation.