JavaScript Engineer
Preferred: DFKI, Kaiserslautern / Welcome: Remote

We are looking for a JavaScript Developer who is motivated to take on front-end design challenges with a focus towards clean/maintainable programming paradigm. If you love to take part in a team building real time data driven web applications we may have something interesting for you!

Job Description

Your main responsibilities will include implementing visual elements and their behaviors with user interactions. You will work with both front-end and backend web developers to build all client-side logic. You will also be bridging the gap between the visual elements and the server-side infrastructure, taking an active role on front-end side, and defining how the application looks and functions.


  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end services
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of JavaScript, its quirks, and workarounds
  • Good understanding of web markup, including HTML5 and CSS3 and responsive design
  • Good understanding of of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks like AngularJS, ReactJS etc.
  • React Native experience is a real plus point for cross platform mobile app development
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around such issues
  • Familiarity with JavaScript module loaders, such as Require.js etc.
  • Good familiarity with front-end build tools, such as Grunt and Gulp.js
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.
  • Knowledge in JavaScript backend technologies (Node.js etc.) is welcome