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Lead Frontend Developer (f/m/x) - Digital Experience

Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank

Software Engineering
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Details of the role and how it fits into the team

Deutsche Bank Technology in Berlin

DB Technology is a global team of technology specialists, spread across multiple trading hubs and tech centres. We have a strong focus on promoting technical excellence – our engineers work at the forefront of financial services innovation using cutting-edge technologies.

Our Berlin location is our most recent addition to our global network of tech centres and growing strongly. We are committed to building a diverse workforce and to creating excellent opportunities for talented engineers and technologists. Our tech teams and business units use agile ways of working to create #GlobalHausbank solutions from our home market.

Digital Experience

The Digital Experience tribe is focusing on the customer experience to improve the experience on our digital channels. The Corporate Bank Portal will be the eco system of the future where the clients can access all the needs in one single platform and exactly this platform and experience, we are creating within our tribe.

As a Lead Frontend Developer, you will play a crucial role in shaping the visual and interactive elements of our complex web applications. You will be part of a team of fullstack developers, collaborating closely with UX/UI designers, back-end developers, and project managers to deliver high-quality, scalable, and innovative frontend solutions.

Your key responsibilities

  • You will be interfacing with the senior tech leadership with discussions involving the way of working in your team, high level technical implementation, and provide and analyse software engineering metrics

  • You will be autonomously writing tech spec and implementing any new React feature in our web application, from start to finish, handling the relationship with backend developers, other frontend developers and API design, where applicable

  • You will be interacting and communicating daily with the Design team to provide solid and accessible UX

  • You will be involved in design decisions about the future the of the application and the platform

  • As a lead developer, you will also be actively part of our constant efforts to improve the general quality of our code, testing new technology, mentor less senior team members and implement SDLC best practices

Your skills and experiences

  • Proficiency in semantic HTML, and modern CSS and at least of the most common security threats (OWASP Top 10)

  • Proven, recent and battle tested 5+ years old expertise in React.js and core principles of modern frontend development. Knowledge of other libraries (Vue, Svelte, Remix, Nextjs) is a bonus.

  • Expert level JavaScript knowledge (vanilla and DOM). Proficiency in TypeScript is also a requirement

  • Experience working with Node.js, asynchronous programming and understanding of web networking and cryptographic concepts

  • Familiarity with Web Accessibility (i.e., WCAG 2.x specifications)

  • Verifiable Open Source contributions, and / or involvement in the frontend community would be a big nice plus

  • Experience with the leadership of small to medium sized engineering teams is a plus

  • Robust English communications skills, in writing and speaking

  • Understanding of UX/UI design principles and collaboration with design teams

This job is available in full and parttime

What we offer

We provide you with a comprehensive portfolio of benefits and offerings to support both, your private and professional needs.

  • Emotionally and mentally balanced
    A positive mind helps us master the challenges of everyday life – both professionally and privately. We offer consultation in difficult life situations as well as mental health awareness trainings.

  • Physically thriving
    We support you in staying physically fit through an offering to maintain personal health and a professional environment. You can benefit from health check-ups; vaccination drives as well as advice on healthy living and nutrition.

  • Socially connected
    Networking opens up new perspectives, helps us thrive professionally and personally as well as strengthens our self-confidence and well-being. You can benefit from PME family service, FitnessCenter Job, flexible working (e.g parttime, hybrid working, job tandem) as well as an extensive culture of diversity, equity and inclusion.

  • Financially secure
    We provide you with financial security not only during your active career but also for the future. You can benefit from offerings such as pension plans, banking services, company bicycle or “Deutschlandticket”.

This job is available in full and parttime

Since our offerings slightly vary across locations, please contact your recruiter with specific questions.

In case of any recruitment related questions, please get in touch with Kilian Weber.

Contact Kilian Weber: +49 (30) 34073087

Our values define the working environment we strive to create – diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.


We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Visit Inside Deutsche Bank to discover more about the culture of Deutsche Bank including Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Leadership, Learning, Future of Work and more besides.