Senior Frontend Engineer - People Workflows Automation - London OR remote the UK
At Personio we are on the amazing journey of becoming the leading HR Platform in Europe!
The real story for us begins by impacting people on a global scale every day. By simplifying and automating thousands of processes across human resource management, payroll and recruiting, we are impacting more than 400.000 people.
You will join the squad responsible for Personio Knowledge Automation, a concierge for employees answering their requests automatically. Knowledge Automation is part of the People Workflow Automation initiative. PWA automates people workflows across the employee lifecycle across different tools and teams, enabling HR to go beyond HR and win back valuable time through automation, time that can then be spent on and with people.
We are a cross-functional group of engineers, designers and product managers from many nationalities and backgrounds, spread across different locations, and we continue to grow in 2022. Join us and help shape the People Workflow Automation journey for Personio — we are just getting started!
Role & Responsibilities
You'll join a team working on the latest software Personio is releasing which will improve the experience of every employee working for Personio's customers.
With the help of our product manager, you'll design and implement new features that our customers will love.
Create and solidify high quality UI components, hooks and utilities with React to enable delivery teams to contribute to the design system.
You'll lead by example and push our engineering practices towards excellence with efficient, performant code, good design patterns and healthy engineering standards.
Advocate adoption and enable implementation of the design system across entire teams.
Go beyond the UI Library challenges and contribute to CI/CD improvements.
You'll mentor junior engineers, reviewing their code and RFCs to help them grow in their career.
You'll participate in technical case interviews to bring in exceptional talent such as yourself.
How we work
We use our platform mindset to build services that every team can leverage and build upon.
We are a product company, so our teams are organised in a mission-based cross-functional fashion. You will work in the Workflows and Integrations Domain, alongside other Backend Engineers, Designers, Product and Engineering managers to create the building blocks to automate processes in all other customer-facing domains.
We have a “you built it, you run it” attitude and CI/CD is second nature to us - we use AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, and GitLab to implement it
What you need to succeed
Skills you bring
You have concrete knowledge in TypeScript, React, NextJs, SCSS, CSS Modules, Style Dictionary, Rollup, Webpack, Nx among others for the frontend engineering.
You have a deep understanding of DOM, CSSOM, DOM events, Critical Render Path (CRP), semantic versioning, package distribution, client and server-side rendering (CSR, SSR).
You have a DesignOps mindset with a proven track records of maintaining code libraries.
You have experience with micro-frontends, event-driven, functional and reactive programming.
You can translate Domain strategy into engineering decisions.
You have strong knowledge on software testing strategies, CI/CD, pull/merge request and code reviews.
You have excellent communication skills to provide technical guidance and leadership.
You have an excellent written and spoken English (level C1/C2 on the CEFR scale).
Motivation and mentality you bring
Proactive problem solver. You are willing to leave code and engineering practices in a better shape than when you first encountered them.
We are experiencing rapid growth and are “building our plane while flying it”. So, bring your agile mindset to the table!
Let’s grow together and embrace feedback - no one is perfect, neither are we. Let’s make this an opportunity to praise and learn from each other.
Teaching, Coaching and empowering your colleagues is something that fulfils you
Humour. Have fun with us, learn with us from mistakes and bring your good vibes.
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:
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)
Access multiple fitness studios and sports facilities across the UK for €30 per month with a subsidized Gympass membership
Invest in your retirement via the Personio Pension Scheme, with a Personio match of up to 5%
We’re using technology to revolutionize the way HR operates, transforming the way millions of people experience work every day. In June 2022 we raised a second Series E funding of $200 million, allowing us to turbocharge this change and making Personio the fastest-growing and most valuable HR technology company in Europe.
With over 6,000 customers and a team of 1,500 in seven offices across Europe, now is the perfect time to join! We’re hiring talented, impact-driven individuals who want to be more than just another employee. Will you be one of them?
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.