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Lead Front-End Developer (m/f/x)

Permanent Hires, full-time
Munich, Germany

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The Role

As a Lead Front End Software Engineer, you’ll work collaboratively with engineers and product designers to breathe life into our user interfaces on our platform. Ideal candidates learn and adapt quickly and will be able to use every tool at their disposal to understand and effectively tackle hard problems. We expect you to be a tech-savvy professional, who is curious about new digital technologies and aspires to combine usability with visual design. Ultimately, you should be able to create a functional and attractive digital environment for our company, ensuring great user experience. You will be working with an agile team of front-end professionals while also being in close contact with our other teams and product managers shaping the customer-facing side of our core product.

Your Responsibilities

  • Shape the state-of-the-art front-end stack and research/select libraries
  • Research and develop in collaboration or independently new user-facing features for the KONUX railway product
  • Constantly improve the architecture and performance of the UI features of the product
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of and provide input to UI/UX designs
  • Ensure high-quality implementation standards and brand consistency
  • Get feedback from, and build solutions for, users and customers
  • Collaborate with back-end developers and designers to improve usability
  • Develop high-quality prototypes for new functionality or AB testing
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Document testing- and performance-optimization of the developed applications

Your Profile

  • Degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • 5+ years experience in JavaScript based, Enterprise-grade web-app development
  • 3 years of practical experience using ReactJS and Redux
  • Experience with TypeScript
  • Experience with CSS/Sass, HTML5, NodeJS
  • Experience with cloud technologies (like AWS)
  • Experience with developer toolchains: node/npm/Grunt/Gulp/Yeoman
  • Experience with GIT version control in a production environment
  • Deep understanding of object-oriented programming and browser technologies
  • Experience with continuous integration (Jenkins)
  • Familiarity with design patterns
  • Ability to work collaboratively using agile methodologies (Scrum)
  • Full working proficiency in English
  • Curiosity and eagerness to learn in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment

Nice to have:
  • Experience with D3.js
  • Knowledge in User-Experience Design
  • Experience in Web-development for mobile devices
  • Experience with React Native
  • Experience with building analytics type platforms: Kibana, Grafana

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About us

At KONUX, we are empowering the rail industry by building the best possible predictive analytics solutions for our customers. We strive to help industrial companies improve their maintenance and performance decision making in a data-driven world. A career at KONUX is for those who want to be at the forefront of analytics, working to make notable improvements to train reliability which affects hundreds of commuters every day. Our culture prioritizes the customer first, and all employees are expected and empowered to take ownership of their daily responsibilities. If this sounds like the type of environment you thrive in, then we want to hear from you!

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to play a decisive role in shaping a company during its pivotal growth stage alongside a diverse, multinational team
  • A competitive salary with equity (all permanent KONUX employees have equity!)
  • 3600€ personal development budget annually so that you can hone your craft
  • 27 paid vacation days/year from your first day, +1 per year with KONUX
  • Regular team events, including quarterly all-team getaways, after-hours dinner parties, and networking events
  • Flexible working conditions with opportunities for home office
  • Subsidized gym membership
  • A big kitchen with a fully-stocked breakfast bar and professional-grade espresso machine
  • Comfortable and modern offices in beautiful Munich, Germany and Cluj, Romania
  • Relocation support for international candidates

Equal opportunity

At KONUX, we focus on results. We believe that a diverse team achieves better results faster. So here’s the deal: You bring in your very own perspective. We promise to judge your qualifications and performance, not your age, sex, religion, skin color, gender identity, family status or disability.

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