Senior Frontend Developer / iversity GmbH

Senior Frontend Developer / iversity GmbH
iversity GmbH
Berlin is Europe's biggest platform for higher education courses (Massive Open Online Courses/MOOCs). Our mission: to improve higher education through technology. We want to enable everyone to study everywhere. No matter who they are. With our courses, studying becomes flexible, accessible and connected. We believe in the transformative power of online education. Do you? We want people with a business brain and a charitable heart. If you want to join our team, we are offering a full-time position in our beautiful branch office in Berlin for a:

Senior Frontend Developer

We are looking for a dedicated Senior Frontend Developer who wants to be part of shaping the future of online education and professional development and is capable of managing the view part of a Ruby on Rails web application.

You will..

  • Build and maintain the view including styles, frontend logic and mark-up
  • Make sane and forward looking technology decisions
  • Ensure a high performance, cross-platform and responsive web application
  • Work closely with our UX department and technically approve their concepts
  • Write automated tests
  • Do code reviews and be code reviewed
  • Be part of a scrumban oriented work methodology

You should:

  • Have multiple years of experience in developing frontend apps and solutions in Javascript, CSS and HTML
  • Have a focused, ambitious and solution driven approach
  • Know CSS pre-processors like SASS
  • Have a solid experience with responsive layouts
  • Have a strong Javascript / Coffeescript skillset
  • Know what web components are about
  • Test your code
  • Enjoy working closely in a team
  • Have the desire to create an outstanding frontend experience that shines, while understanding the needs for compatibility, stability, maintainability and time constraints

Ideally you:

  • Know Polymer
  • Are familiar with the Ruby on Rails view/controller level
  • Are not only a frontend technician but also have an eye for design enabling you to directly support the UX concept work by merging your knowledge about what’s technically possible with UX/UI ideas
  • Are familiar with and feel comfortable in the scrum/scrumban work ideology


  • Are a globally focused company with an international, interdisciplinary and enthusiastic team
  • Offer exciting insights that can only emerge from a fast-paced, high-growth Internet start-up
  • Enable you to grow with the company, giving you a perspective to assume more responsibilities.
  • Believe in and actively foster a healthy company culture
  • Give you the opportunity to work for a company that aims at spreading high quality education across the globe
  • Offer a competitive compensation and provide a professional work environment and tools in a beautiful roof top office

How to apply:

Send your complete application documents (cover letter incl. salary expectations, CV and credentials) in one pdf-file with the keyword “Senior Frontend Developer” to

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