Senior Frontend Software Engineer, Growth
Location
Berlin, Germany

About the opportunity

The Growth Team at Contentful is a newly established cross-functional team with the mission of driving Contentful’s self-service business through product-led growth. The team has full responsibility for the strategy and performance of a significant part of Contenful’s business with the goal to make self-service an even bigger part of the Contentful success story.

What to expect?

As Frontend Software Engineer in the Growth Team, you will design, build and run our product-led growth experiments and measure their impact on metrics like revenue, customer growth, retention, or engagement.

Together with your colleagues from Product, Design and Engineering you will work on user facing features, activation experiences and many other areas that improve the customer experience and help to connect more customers to the value that Contentful provides.

You'll gain exposure to a wide range of technologies and approaches that are not limited to frontend development but will also give you a comprehensive grasp of the entire product.

What you need to be successful?

  • Strong expertise with JavaScript including stateful Single Page Apps, asynchronous programming, Promises, ES6, etc.
  • Strong expertise with browser APIs and optimizing front end performance
  • Solid knowledge of React framework
  • Knowledge of Typescript is a big plus
  • Experience with unit and integration testing of browser-based Javascript
  • Knowledge of the server-side JavaScript ecosystem (Node.js)
  • You communicate well in English and you know how to cultivate empathy and openness towards people from all over the globe.
  • Knowing how to make trade-offs in employing different engineering solutions to a problem, valuing pragmatism over idealism
  • Have strong teamwork skills, open to diverse opinions, and can give reasons for your technical decisions.

What's in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital products. 
  • We set you up for success, equipping you with the latest and greatest hardware
  • Enjoy a full range of events, including workshops, Contentful-hosted meetups, guest speakers and team activities. Meet your team members from across the globe at our annual offsite. 
  • Get fit! We offer a variety of health and fitness classes and a discount on Urban Sports Club.
  • Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career. Join a free German class or one of our many internal learning initiatives!
  • We value our employees health and safety. Our teams are working remotely during the COVID pandemic. 
  • Plus, Contentful socks! Oh yeah!

Who are we?

Contentful powers digital experiences for 28% of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of global brands. Our content platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs. It lets developers and content creators work in parallel, increasing team efficiency and happiness. Companies such as Co-op, Spotify, Bang & Olufsen, N26 and Swarovski use Contentful to build their mobile and web products, voice controlled apps and more.

We’re growing rapidly and are backed by over $150 million in funding from top-tier venture capital firms like Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.

More than 350 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, San Francisco and distributed locations around the world.

“Everyone is welcome here” — it's a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability or length of time spent unemployed. We look forward to your application!

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