Front-end Software Engineer

Textkernel is looking for a talented and enthusiastic Front-end Software Engineer.

Job description

As Front-end Software Engineer you will be working with the core development scrum team for Search! and Sourcebox, specializing in building a responsive and elegant user interface. Your work will have a direct impact on usability and success of our products. The role is diverse and challenging, as it involves both solving software engineering tasks and ensuring the products satisfy the customer needs.


Excellent programming skills in Javascript, expert knowledge of web technologies, the drive to continuously improve our products and a motivated, and creative personality.

Masters degree in computer science, or equivalent knowledge of programming, operating systems and networks. Interest in natural language processing, machine learning, and information retrieval is a plus.

Knowledge of:

  • Extensive hands-on Javascript programming experience (functional, OOP).
  • Expert knowledge of Javascript and web technologies (HTML/CSS/AJAX).
  • The ability to write high-performance, reusable code for UI components.
  • Experience with responsive user interfaces (mobile/tablet).
  • Aware of, but not reliant on Javascript libraries and frameworks (jQuery,AngularJS, etc.).

You have:

  • Passion for performance debugging and benchmarking.
  • Strong product design and user experience vision.
  • Good team working and communication skills in English


  • Experience developing web applications using Java.
  • In-depth knowledge of HTTP and TCP/IP protocols.

What we offer:

  • A fast growing, motivated, international team from over 24 nationalities
  • Good equipment
  • Free lunches, snacks and drinks – whatever you fancy, our kitchen has it all!
  • Friday demos with chilled drinks
  • Monthly chair massages
  • Easy access with public transportation and free onsite parking
  • Yearly week long hackathon, meetups, trainings, scientific conferences
  • Influence on our products

About us

We are a fast growing company developing cutting edge technologies based on NLP, AI, semantics and machine learning in a no-nonsense, informal and professional working environment.  Innovation is at the heart of what we do. We pride ourselves on providing recruitment and HR professionals around the world with solutions that radically improve and accelerate the connection between employers and candidates.

We are small enough to make you matter, but big enough to have a very recognisable impact on the market supported by solid infrastructure.

If you are like us, passionate about intelligent machines, advanced computing and R&D, we might have the right opportunity for you!



Please click on the button below and select your preferred method of applying: either with your CV (via upload or from the Cloud) or with your social media profile of choice. After granting access to our Sourcebox application, you can verify your details and provide a motivation if you wish to do so.

Textkernel's benefits

Our employees are from 24 different nationalities. We’ll help you with your relocation and immigration procedures.

We offer flexible working hours and home office possibility. Achieve your targets from where and when you want to.

We do not have a 9-5 mindset. It’s important that the work is done, we trust our employees to decide when they want to do this.

We care about your career, given our opportunities all it takes is will to grow at Textkernel!

Besides regular tech meetups we also organise a week long hackathon.

From free lunches to everything for your munchies, our kitchen has it all!

Relax and enjoy our monthly chair massages or join our running group.

Have a drink with us on Fridays.

Intrigued? Check out our career opportunities!