Job information

$ 40,000 - 60,000 EUR per annum

Job Summary

XING is the social network for business professionals with millions of members all over the world. We work hands-on to solve real-world problems and make the working life of millions of people a better one everyday, creating digital products on a massively scaled platform.

We currently have an opening for a Senior Front-end Developer with experience in React/Redux at our headquarters in Barcelona.

As a Senior Front-end Developer at XING you will:

Be part of a cross-functional team of back-end, iOS/Android engineers, designers and product owners
Build front-end solutions using React/Redux/GraphQL and our internal design systems
Optimise for mobile devices, browser performance and create cross-browser compatible solutions
Mentor your team members on best practices for front-end development

Job Description

Main requirements

  • You have experience with ES2016+, functional programming and asynchronous programming concepts
  • You have been building solutions using React/Redux for a while and have a deep understanding of the inner-workings of the technologies
  • You are able to do blindfolded semantic HTML and modern CSS
  • You are familiar with the principles of a high-performance, optimised, responsive mobile website
  • You have a test-driven development mindset
  • You are generally very curious about new technologies and always try to keep up-to-date
  • You enjoy working in agile teams with a focus on sharing knowledge with your colleagues sitting next to you or on the other side of Europe
  • You pay attention to detail without losing sight of the goal, have a sense of ownership and pride in the quality of your work
  • You have a good sense of humor, an unpretentiousness and humbleness towards other people and are eager to work in a multicultural environment
  • You are fluent in English

Nice to have

  • Familiarity and experience with GraphQL is a plus


  • Training, conferences and many opportunities to learn, experiment and grow
  • Regular team and offsite events
  • A great, multicultural and diverse environment
  • Option to work on whatever you like once per quarter during our XING-wide Hack Week
  • Flexible working hours and some days of "work from home" to support your work-life balance
  • Restaurant tickets, fresh fruit, coffee and snacks
  • Flexible compensation plan (health insur-ance/transport/nursery tickets)
  • Spanish/German lessons
  • A mobile device of your choice as well for private use
  • You’ll also be provided with a high-end MacBook Pro
  • A sunny office located in the centre of Barcelona with a large terrace
  • 30 days of holidays
  • Large, highly distributed platform with over 14 million users
  • We're an Open Source contributor and we also organize public user groups and coding events, such as Ruby on Rails and other Tech Meetups. Check our engineering blog!