Senior Front-end Software Developer

Springer Nature
Springer Nature is a major new force in scientific, professional and educational publishing

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Springer Nature is a world leading research, education and professional publisher. You may not be so familiar with our company name, but Springer Nature is home to trusted brands including Springer, Nature Research, BioMed Central, Palgrave Macmillan and Scientific American, as well as a family of respected and specialist imprints.

What’s it actually like to work with us?

In the context of our digital strategies, in Berlin we develop new software and optimize our global platforms (e.g.,,, Together with colleagues in London, Pune and New York we work to ensure that our customers enjoy access to individual content – every day and from anywhere in the world. Our working philosophy is agile and highly motivated – with the atmosphere and culture of a start-up, embedded in a vital and dynamic publishing group. We strive to make the digital division a place where people and ideas thrive.

You’ll contribute to challenging but successful projects, while keeping the needs and interests of the user at the heart of your considerations. You’ll use cutting-edge technology to create applications that simply blow our customers away. And nevertheless, at the end of the day you’ll be home in time for dinner!

Our three key practices:

  • Agile promise: We roll out high-quality services in brief intervals and constantly work to improve our processes and ourselves
  • Collective code ownership: Every team member is welcome to and expected to participate – and that includes decision-making processes
  • DevOps isn’t just a buzzword: We actively practice shared responsibility for every link of the tool chain for infrastructure, software quality, delivery and operations. Each of our passionate developers has the opportunity to familiarise themselves with and improve every aspect of our system

Are you motivated and a “Cloud Native”? Then you could play the lead role in our team and...

  • Develop innovative Cloud Native web applications
  • Focus on JavaScript, HTML, CSS and have UX in consideration
  • Assume responsibility for the entire lifecycle of the web applications you create,
  • Make the active, ongoing further development of our platforms one of your priorities.

Main requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of vanilla JavaScript
  • Enthusiasm about developing without relying on specific frameworks or libraries
  • Deep attention to user experience
  • Being mindful of others and able to provide thoughtful/compassionate feedback whenever needed
  • Enjoying the intellectual challenge of creatively overcoming (or circumventing) technical limitations
  • Desire to adapt, and crave constructive criticism

Nice to have

Experience with any other technology from our stack will be valued:

Cloud Foundry, OpenStack, Chef, Play, Ansible, Spring Boot, Rabbit MQ, Elastic Search, Solr Cloud, Mongo DB, Python, Ruby


  • Excellent working environment with flat hierarchies
  • Discounted public transportation
  • Amazing on-site cafeteria
  • A healthy work/life balance
  • Flexible hours, a 37 hour week and 30 days annual leave
  • Book discount of 15-40%

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