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(Senior) UX Researcher (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich

The Role
At Personio we are on the amazing journey of becoming the leading HR Platform in Europe! Join our international agile Product & Engineering team and take an active role in shaping our culture and the future of thousands of HR teams and organizations across Europe. We believe that understanding our users is core to create meaningful, best-in-class, user experiences. To support us on that goal, we are looking for a UX Researcher to join our UX team and help us bring our software to the next level.

As UX Researchers our goal at Personio is to help our product teams make the best user-centered decisions and keep our users front and center at everything we do. We do this by collecting and connecting insights while collaborating closely with our colleagues in product & engineering as well as other customer facing departments on finding alternatives to enhance our product experience.

Your tasks and responsibilities will include:
  • Support the early discovery and scoping of topics, break larger challenges down into smaller, more manageable initiatives
  • Use qualitative or mixed methods research to understand our customers, products, and competition
  • Work closely with your product teams to identify and prioritize research opportunities 
  • Communicate your insights effectively and help your product teams understand the goals, needs, and challenges of our customers 
  • Contribute to product strategy through user insights
  • Help us improve our research infrastructure to increase our efficiency and enable others to benefit from research as much as possible

What you need to succeed
  • Educational background in psychology, media informatics, social sciences, interaction design, HCI, with an emphasis on research methods, design or digital products
  • Around 3-5 years of work experience
  • You are familiar with state-of the-art research tools and methods and you are able to adapt them to the challenge at hand
  • You know how to leverage low and high fidelity prototypes to get the user insights you need
  • Team player. You appreciate feedback and thrive in collaborative environments
  • You understand the technical constraints and capabilities of development 
  • You are a strong communicator and present your findings effectively to engineers and Product Designers
  • You are passionate about cognitive sciences and the processes behind human perception and behavior
Why Personio
  • As you are joining Personio at such an early stage, this shows us your trust and confidence in us. We would like you to benefit from the success of the company, and therefore, we offer you a competitive compensation package (salary, benefits and virtual shares).
  • An inclusive, equal opportunity & multicultural work environment.
  • 1,500 Euro annual development budget for attending conferences or courses, buying books, getting a coach etc.
  • A high-impact work environment and short decision-making processes.
  • Fun team & company events.
  • Choose between three mobility options: Unu electric scooter as "company car", a JobRad® or an additional payment for a yearly public transportation ticket.
  • Subsidised Qualitrain membership: For 25 euros per month you can train in 90 fitness and yoga studios, swimming pools and many other sports facilities in Munich.
  • #SocialResponsibility: We are grateful for our privileges and take action to have a positive impact on the environment and society. Therefore, you will have two extra days to have #Impact: one individual and one supporting a company-wide project!
About us
Being a Personio means being part of something big. It means shaping the future of HR, the future of our company, and at the very same time: your future. As one of the fastest-growing B2B SaaS companies in Europe, we have raised $125 million in ‘Series D’ funding in January 2021, making Personio the most valuable HR technology company in Europe. We have a great product and a fantastic team that will continue to grow through 2021, from 600 to 1,000. We already have more than 3,500 customers with a market that is only waiting to be developed further, but we aim high: Our goal is to build the leading HR platform in Europe.

At Personio, we believe in hiring people like you - ambitious, forward thinkers who want to be more than just another employee. Will you be one of them?


Your application
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