Personio Green Badge Personio Green Badge

Lead Frontend Engineer - All Personio Locations

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich, Madrid, London, Dublin, Berlin

The Role: How you'll make an impact at Personio

This position is office-based, hybrid working policy in our European offices - Munich, Berlin, Madrid, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Dublin, and London.

Note: Hiring location is subject to headcount needs. 

At Personio, your work transforms the way millions of people experience work every day. Join our Product & Technology team, where we drive our customers’ outcomes by designing, developing and delivering innovative and high quality products. Be empowered to take ownership of your areas and make an impact on your team, our product, and our customers.

As a Lead Engineer (d/f/m), you will be a bar raiser in a mission-based team within the Personio Engineering organization, leading the team's most complex projects. All Lead Engineers are coding hands-on and are responsible for the technical strategy of the team. Additionally, based on your strengths you will be acting as a multiplier, upleveling the technical expertise of your team or diving deep into the most complex technical challenges - either way: we are relying on your technical leadership!

There are different areas and products, where you can make an impact, either accelerating our established products or developing new ones. In your first interview, we can dive deeper into the different challenges to find the most exciting one for you, and in the meantime, you can check out our career page to find out more.

Role Responsibilities: What you'll do
  • Taking responsibility for delivery of larger in-team projects that may have a high level of uncertainty and risk, with a pragmatic approach to estimation, scoping and planning
  • Following and promoting best practices to solve higher complexity challenges by building reliable, performant and elegant solutions that are easy to work with
  • Owning the technical output and standards for the team, ensuring engineering and operational excellence
  • Actively involved in the definition and fulfillment of the team's strategy and bringing technical perspective into account
  • Giving useful and effective feedback, actively seeking to improve the entire team by regularly sharing knowledge and mentoring others
  • Stepping up, actively driving team topics and supporting other team members
  • Communicating with cross-functional stakeholders and leadership, targeted for the audience
  • Participating in activities within the larger org, and performing actions that positively influence groups of people
Role Requirements: What you need to succeed
  • Over 7 years of software engineering experience in building and designing scalable applications with over 2 years of experience leading software engineering teams to solve complex problems
  • Mastery of front-end frameworks (React preferred), TypeScript, Critical Render Path (CRP) and CSS
  • Experience with micro-frontends, mono repositories and client and server side rendering (CSR, SSR)
  • Proficiency in different types of testing strategies (testing pyramid)
  • Experience building a technical strategy and translating it into reality
  • A proven track record of enabling your teammates and amplifying their technical abilities by mentoring and coaching
  • Comfortable dealing with uncertainty and managing risk
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills (in English)
Why Personio
Personio is an equal opportunities employer, committed to building an integrative culture where everyone feels welcomed and supported. We embrace uniqueness and understand that our diverse, values-driven culture makes us stronger. We are proud to have an inclusive workplace environment that will foster your development no matter your gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, education level, or race.

Aside from our people, culture, and mission, check out some of the other benefits that make Personio a great place to work:

  • Receive a competitive reward package – reevaluated each year – that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity
  • Enjoy 28 days of paid vacation, plus an additional day after 2 and 4 years (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)
  • Make an impact on the environment and society with 2 (fully paid) Impact Days –  one for an individual project of your choice and one for a company-wide initiative
  • Receive generous family leave, child support, mental health support, and sabbatical opportunities with PersonioCares
  • Find your best way to work with our office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! Most teams offer a roughly 50% remote, 50% in-office working framework
  • Invest in your development with an annual personal development budget to use on professional memberships, external certifications, conferences, and more
  • Connect with your fellow Personios at regular company and team events like All Company Culture Week and local year-end celebrations
  • Engage in a high-impact working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
About us
Bring your best. Make your mark. We’re using technology to revolutionize the way HR operates so that we can transform the way millions of people experience work every day. We move fast, challenge the status quo, and support our people as they shape their careers.

With over 10,000 customers and a team of 2,000 in eight offices around the world, now is the perfect time to join! We believe in hiring driven people who want to make an impact. So bring your best, and let’s build the future of HR technology together.

Discover our Personio Principles, that guide our mindset, behaviours, and the ways we work together:

Exceed Customer Expectations: We anticipate, prioritize, and solve for the needs of our customers.
Deliver Exceptional Results: We dream big and move with urgency to make great things happen.
Elevate One Another: We work together as trusted partners to amplify our collective impact.
Care to Challenge: We care personally and challenge directly to unlock our full potential.
Ignite Positive Momentum: We embrace the challenge with a positive mindset and celebrate our wins together.
Your application
Thank you for considering a career at Personio. Please fill out the following form. In case you are experiencing problems with the document upload, mail your documents to
Uploading document. Please wait.
Please add all mandatory information with a * to send your application.