Senior Frontend Engineer (f/m/d)

Permanent contract, full-time or part-time, Cologne / Darmstadt / Düsseldorf / Remote

Who we are


We operate Kaufland.de: Several thousand sellers and millions of products make us one of the fastest growing online marketplaces. Our work is characterised by a dynamic corporate culture, with a start-up mentality and the power of a big corporate group. We combine knowledge and many years of experience in e-commerce with flat hierarchies and a highly motivated team. Whether you're an intern or a teamlead: We take every idea seriously, because we want to work together in shaping the future of e-commerce!

We love flexibility! We offer you the best environment to work in a flexible and focused way: You decide whether you want to work in our office in Cologne // Darmstadt // Düsseldorf while at the same time having the opportunity to work remotely (Germany). We want to offer you the most attractive workplace in e-commerce and a maximum of flexibility for your personal work-life balance.

Day-by-day, our development team of over 250 experts pursues the goal of creating the best-possible customer shopping experience for the kaufland.de marketplace. We are here to inspire millions of customers, to help them find, purchase and get the things they love. To enrich the lives of our customers, we collaborate in cross-functional teams, in which product owners, product designers, frontend and backend engineers, data scientists and lean managers join forces. Details regarding the challenges of the respective product areas can be found here: https://kaufland-ecommerce.com/team/tech/

Your tasks – this is what awaits you in detail

  • As a Senior Frontend Engineer (f/m/d) in our team, you proactively develop the Kaufland Marketplace and internal services further

  • You connect us to the rapidly-growing customer base and, in cooperation with our UX / UI experts, you provide the best shopping experience

  • Based on your well-founded experience and skills, you are committed to continuously improving your colleagues’ know-how, methodology and quality, and you lead by example

  • You continuously optimise and maintain existing user interfaces with regard to usability, performance and responsive design

  • You proactively contribute own suggestions, solutions and technologies to the development process

Your profile – this is what we expect from you

  • You have extensive experience as a (Frontend) Engineer and are used to solving different engineering problems with the tools and frameworks that make sense both for the problem domain and the engineering organization. 

  • You have profound knowledge of our frontend tech stack which is predominantly JavaScript, Vue.js and Nuxt.js or you are experienced and accomplished with the other common frameworks such as Angular and React. 

  • You are knowledgeable about testing, debugging, and deployment techniques for web applications.

  • You have experience with building responsive web applications using RESTful web services and processing JSON data.

  • Practical node.js experience at API Layer is a plus.

  • Ideally you have experience running efficient experiments in high iteration and validating ideas in A/B Tests.

  • You can learn and adapt to new technologies quickly.

  • Version management with git is not an alien concept for you

  • You enjoy helping your (junior) team members, and aren’t afraid to take responsibility or to challenge processes 

  • You have excellent communication skills, are willing to embrace our company culture and values and enjoy working in an international, english-speaking team.

What we offer

  • Create your own work-life! We offer you the best possible flexibility in terms of working hours and location 

  • A highly-motivated and qualified team from different fields and numerous nations

  • The future is digital - Develop the e-commerce of the future with us and work on a product with millions of users with a broadly-based technology stack

  • Power meets dynamic - flat hierarchies and start-up mentality meet the power of a big corporate group and offers you an agile and secure working environment at the same time

  • Free choice of hardware – we provide you with the development environment of your choice

  • Personal & team growth: We love to have flexibility in terms of working location, but we also believe that personal interactions are important. That’s why we organize company events, and cover the costs to bring you there and to other (approved) get togethers with your peers. The same applies to conferences and other learning opportunities. We want everybody to grow personally and professionally, as a team and as a company.

  • Top conditions at the Urban Sports Club for fitness, team sports, yoga and more

    Check out our Principles & our blog for even more insights into our company culture!

Refer an Engineer Program

You want to work for us, but not without your dearest colleague? Join us as a team and earn money by referring your buddy for one of our open Tech positions! Depending on the level we offer a bonus up to 1.300,- € per referral, which will be paid after successful recruitment (the first part with your first salary, the second part after your buddy passes the trial period).

Why are you the perfect fit for this position? Don't bother with cover letters - we're interested in facts and figures!


As we have very international teams, we would highly appreciate it to receive your CV or profile link in English.
Apply here

Your contact person: Alina Asmus

Kaufland e-ecommerce
Kaufland e-commerce Services GmbH

Postal address:
Habsburgerring 2
50674 Köln 

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