Senior Software Engineer - Front-end

Axel Springer SE
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SPRING oversees the digital presence of Axel Springer's German media brands. SPRING along with Axel Springer's editorial teams trying to make journalism accessible for everyone while simultaneously pushing digital business models based on close user relationships. We are responsible for over 60 products from more than 25 brands, among them are two of Europe's most widely circulated  media publications, WELT and BILD. 

Our mission is support democracy and enable people to make decisions as independent citizens. In our team we are supporting this mission by giving our users a voice, e.g. with our open community where people can exchange their opinions.  

Are you a passionate and talented developer who wants to have an impact on the society we are living in? Are you interested in working in an agile environment? If the answer is yes, then we are looking for you to strengthen our international cross-functional team.

Your challenge

We are on responsible for a single sign-on and payment solution and the whole checkout funnel integration (e.g. WELT+, BILD+) into our brands, which is used by more than 500k subscribers and millions of registered users. Create an exciting user experience and make it easy for new users to sign up and access premium media content of Axel Springer’s news and media brands. Achieve this by using the latest technologies. 

  • Work closely together with Product Managers and Designers to develop a fast and responsive frontend 
  • Ensure high code quality and maintainability of our frontend technologies
  • Develop distributed, highly available services and interfaces according to CI / CD standards 
  • Evaluate Open Source technologies for our products 
  • Write unit tests and debug your code with modern developer tools 

Main requirements

  • Senior-level skill in modern JavaScript 
  • Very familiar with HTML5, CSS3, TypeScript and frameworks like React 
  • Very familiar with build tools/bundlers and testing frameworks 
  • Experience in developing fast loading websites  
  • Familiar with GitHub community standards, rules and structures as well as conventions 
  • You care for clean and maintainable code 
  • You enjoy working in an interdisciplinary and agile team 
  • Passion for sharing your knowledge inside and outside the team

Nice to have

  • Knowledge about distributed systems infrastructure and its automation as well as monitoring and logging 
  • knowledge in backend languages (Java with Spring-Framework, Golang) 
  • Experience with cloud services (AWS) for compute and storage 


  • Your work will have a great impact and will be seen by millions of users every day 
  • You will be part of the product development process (your ideas are valuable and will be heard) 
  • The chance of boosting your personal development with seminars, workshops, various conferences and tech talks – like our biweekly occurring tech-breakfast 
  • Regular exchange and networking with subsidiaries of the Axel Springer Group (eg. Awin, idealo, Bonial, Stepstone, Immonet and many more) 
  • Flexible working hours 
  • An above average number of vacation days 
  • A free lunch in our on-site restaurant every day 
  • A MacBook, which can also be used privately 
  • A permanent position in a modern office in the heart of Berlin

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