Lead Mobile Engineer - React Native

Permanent employee, Full-time · Dublin

The Role
At Personio we are on the amazing journey of becoming the leading HR Platform in Europe!

The Core HR (Human Resources) Domain is on a mission to empower organizations for employee self service and remarkable employee management, integrated across domains.

We are building our product around the employee lifecycle events, getting hired, getting promotions, getting married, leaving the company and following the direct implications of these lifecycle events - for employees, managers and HR managers. 

Like all our domains we are a cross-functional group of engineers, designers and product managers from many different nationalities and backgrounds, spread across different locations in several teams. We’ll continue to grow in 2022 and beyond. Join us and help shape Personio’s journey as part of our Core HR Domain.

As a Lead Software Engineer you will be a bar raiser in a mission-based team within the Personio Engineering organization and take care of team productivity, technical alignment and technical growth. In this role, you will act as a multiplier for your team. You know how to address each challenge - coding hands-on to prototype a solution, holding technical presentations or conducting  brainstorming sessions with engineers from other domains and teams to tackle a certain problem - You know it best!

Specific tasks of a Lead Engineer at Personio:


  • Increasing performance and productivity of your team by raising ideas how to  improve team internal processes and collaboration
  • Mentoring engineers in your team and fostering the technical growth of your teammates with/by pair programming, knowledge sharing and coaching
  • Be the technical go-to person in your team for technical and non-technical topics and stakeholders
  • Drive an engineering culture of quality, good development principles and innovation from inside your team
  • Driving cross-department engineering initiatives 
  • Partnering up with the Engineering Manager on the technical growth of the team
  • Strategic technical involvement on a team level in the OKR process, hiring strategy and team setup
  • Managing incident processes and team related follow-ups to ensure high product reliability, stability and security
  • Participate in technical interviews 
  • Urge to contribute to tech branding through blogging and representing Personio at conferences & tech events


Your tasks and responsibilities as Lead Mobile Engineer will include:

  • Spearheading the modernisation of the first version of our mobile Personio app using the latest technology
  • Collaborating with the Frontend Engineers to align on Design principles and CI
  • Identifying, documenting, and communicating technical improvements within your area of responsibility in the team
  • Participating in cross-team engineering initiatives as an individual contributor
  • Helping with the coaching and onboarding of new members of the team
What you need to succeed
  • 7+ years professional experience working on fast-scaling and complex mobile solutions
  • Track record of developing, testing, publishing, and maintaining the full lifecycle of mobile applications built in React Native for iOS and Android
  • Familiarity with native development tools, like Xcode, Android Studio, Gradle, and Android or iOS SDK; and automation tools (e.g. fast lane)
  • Knowledge of and desire to constantly get better at all things React Native and build efficient mobile apps
  • Over 2 years of experience as a Lead software engineer, with a proven track record of leading software engineering teams to tackle complex problems and coordinating implementation of features with stakeholders.
  • Driven by impact. You are eager to create customer value whatever it takes
  • Team player. You are passionate about working with talented and inspiring people. Your heart beats for receiving and giving feedback, to grow both personally and as an engineer
  • You are business-fluent in English (Level C1/C2)

What motivation and mentality you should bring:

  • We want to build a category leader for HR software in Europe. You should bring passion for making lives of others (in our case: Employees and HR professionals) better.
  • We are experiencing rapid growth and are “building our plane while flying it”. So bring your agile mindset to the table!
  • Embrace feedback - no one is perfect, neither are we. So let’s make this an opportunity to praise and learn from each other.
  • Proactive problem solver. You are willing to leave code and engineering practices in a better shape than when you first encountered them
  • Let’s grow together - share your knowledge, we will share ours!
  • Humour. Have fun with us, learn with us from mistakes and bring your good vibes.

Why Personio
Aside from our people, culture, and mission, there are a variety of additional benefits that help make Personio a great place to work! Work with us and receive:

  • A competitive compensation package that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity
  • 28 days of paid vacation, plus another additional day after 2 and 4 years (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)
  • 2 Impact Days you can use to have an impact on the environment and society –  one for an individual project of your choice and one for a company-wide initiative! #SocialResponsibility
  • Find your best way to work with our office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! We offer a roughly 50% remote, 50% in-office working framework to suit your needs
  • Annual personal development budget of €1,500 for conferences, courses, books, career coach, etc.
  • Regular company and team events like Oktoberfest, ski trips, Christmas parties, and more! (COVID permitting)
  • High-impact working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • Receive generous family leave, child support, mental health support, and sabbatical opportunities with PersonioCares
  • Save money with corporate discounts across brands like Adidas, LG, Bosch, Apple, and more
  • Comprehensive healthcare and dental coverage for each permanent employee (excluding taxes)
  • Invest in your retirement via the Personio Pension Scheme, with a Personio match of up to 5%
  • Access multiple fitness studios and sports facilities across Ireland for €30 per month with a subsidized Gympass membership
  • A beautiful office in the heart of Dublin, complete with professional espresso machines, free drinks and snacks, and indoor and outdoor break spaces
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 same time, the future of you. And we’re not just one of the fastest-growing B2B SaaS companies in Europe. In October 2021 we raised $270 million in Series E funding, making Personio the fastest-growing and most valuable HR technology company in Europe. With more than 6,000 customers and a team that has doubled in size in 2021 alone, now is the perfect time to join! We’re hiring talented, impact-driven individuals who want to be more than just another employee.

Personio is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to building an integrative culture where everyone feels welcomed and supported. We #EmbraceUniqueness and understand that our diverse, values-driven culture makes us stronger. As we continue to scale, we focus on enabling our employees to grow both personally and professionally.

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.

Will you join us in shaping the future of HR in Europe?




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