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Frontend Engineer


Open space working

Job Description

Olá Porto! We opened a new tech office in beautiful Porto last year and we are looking for great people to join our team

We have job openings in many roles to complement our growing team. For all open positions, we look for skilled & dedicated people who share our passion for building products that millions of users love.

At XING you will find a technology-driven environment in which your contributions matter and you are enabled to grow professionally. You’ll be part of an organization with almost almost 20 agile project managers and a healthy culture of learning from each other via pairing, communities of practice, joint hackweek projects etc. While most of our products focus on the German speaking regions, our development teams are collaborating from 6 offices across Europe and our working culture is international.



The challenge if you are up for it

  • You will design and develop sustainable, future-oriented solutions of our fronted stack in our agile development team.
  • You will skilfully and cleverly apply suitable technologies. You work closely together with your teammates, software architects and many other stakeholders.

  • You will take care of the browser and performance optimization and the usability optimization of the frontend.

  • Your tasks include taking care of cross-browser compatibility, performance and usability optimization of the frontend for desktop and mobile devices.

  • You will work in an awesome and professional cross-functional team within a mature and highly dynamic and agile environment.


What we are looking for




  • You are passionate about functional programming;

  • You are up to date with the latest frontend technologies, preferably using React.js, Angular.js, Redux, Node.js, ES2016+ and asynchronous programming concepts effectively in production;

  • You are able to do blindfolded semantic HTML and modern CSS;

  • You are familiar with the principles of performant, optimized and responsive mobile websites;

  • You have a cross functional mind-set and are motivated to also dive into other domains like devops, testing, design, UX or backend development;

  • Packaging (npm, yarn) and code versioning with git are not new for you;

  • It is important for you to understand design concepts and translate them into a well-made


  • You're into agile methodologies and enjoy working as a team player in a feedback appreciated environment that are focus on achieving their goals together;

  • You are fluent in English.


An inspiring environment




  • The chance to work on a large, highly distributed platform with over 14 million users.

  • Varied tasks, uncomplicated interactions with your colleagues as well as many opportunities to

    bring in your own ideas await you.

  • Innovation/hack weeks every few months where you can unleash your creativity and ideas.

  • Real training and conferences.

  • 25 days of vacation per year

  • A multicultural environment with employees from all over the world.

  • Free fruit, drinks, snacks and much more.

  • English and German lessons.

  • A mobile device for your private use (iPhone, iPad, Android...).

  • Competitive salary.

    We contribute into open source ( and let the world know what we are doing ( and organize public user groups and coding events.

    If this profile matches your expertise, experience and aspirations, we’d be delighted to receive your full application, including salary requirements and possible starting date.

    Not the right job for you? Don’t worry! You’re more than welcome to send us an unsolicited application! Just send us an email with your CV to

About XING

XING is the leading online business network with 14 million members in German-speaking countries. Workers from every industry use XING to connect with one another, to look for jobs, new hires, projects, cooperation partners, expert advice and business ideas. XING has been writing its own success story for 14 years. The Company was founded in Hamburg, Germany, in 2003, has been publicly listed since 2006, and listed on the TecDAX since September 2011. XING became a unicorn company in 2015. XING has over 1200 employees spread across offices in Hamburg, Munich, Barcelona, Vienna, Zurich and Porto. „Our Vision: For a better working life. Our Mission: Enable professionals to grow.“

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