Xara is a fast-growing, international company with core offices in the heart of Berlin and Hemel Hempstead UK. Our team at Xara has years of experience with building innovative, award winning products for the creative software market. Creative software, that encompasses document and content creation of all kinds, is the most used, the most important class of productivity software. Now we are embarking on our next challenge of shaping the future of business web apps.

Web Developer

We are looking for a skilled and passionate Web Developer who will be responsible for developing and maintaining websites and online platforms for Xara Cloud. You will be working closely with the marketing team and the CEO to produce seamless online platforms, to help grow users of our new B2B SaaS product.

  • Package

    Competitive salary based on experience.

  • Location

    Berlin – The Berlin office is a vibrant technology hub with multiple startups in the area.

  • Applying

    Complete the form below and attach your CV or resume.

Responsibilities

  • 01

    Website development and maintenance in WordPress

  • 02

    Completion of regular website updates

  • 03

    Maintaining latest security features

  • 04

    Keeping an up-to-date understanding of the latest Web applications and programming practices

  • 05

    Creation of HTML email templates and other marketing documents when required

Your Profile

  • 01

    Bachelor degree or equivalent in Web Development or a related field

  • 02

    2+ years’ experience in website and application development

  • 03

    Fluency in English

  • 04

    Proficiency in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, WordPress and MySQL

  • 05

    Familiar with API integrations and comfortable on the command line (SSH, bash)

  • 06

    Experience of container technologies (preferably docker)

Front-end JS Dev

We’re looking for an experienced front-end JavaScript developer to work on the creation of ground-breaking, cloud-based applications.

  • Package

    Competitive salary based on experience, plus benefits including company pension contributions & private medical insurance.

  • Location

    Berlin or UK office. The Berlin office is a vibrant technology hub with multiple startups in the area. The UK office is located at Gaddesden Place, Hemel Hempstead, which is a country mansion with a snooker table and swimming pool.

  • Applying

    Complete the form below and attach your CV or resume, along with a completed copy of this information form, describing (better yet showing us) your experience.

Requirements

  • 01

    First and foremost you will be a very strong Javascript developer, with a thorough knowledge of HTML5 and CSS and with a passion for new technology.

  • 02

    Work well in collaboration with other smart developers, but you’re also ready and able to focus single-mindedly on a problem and crack it yourself.

  • 03

    Flexible, determined, with a ‘can do’ attitude and great attention to detail and quality.

  • 04

    Always learning quickly and able to adapt to new technologies.

  • 05

    Knowledgeable about how to write code that is testable and reliable.

  • 06

    An IT or Science degree or equivalent.

Node.JS Server Developer

We’re looking for an experienced full stack developer to work in a new distributed team, building a new slick product, using the very latest, state of the art web technologies: Javascript, HTML5, CSS and WebGL.

Requirements

  • 01

    An IT or Science Degree, or equivalent.

  • 02

    Solid commercial experience (3 years +) with:

    • Server-side programming
    • Linux configuration
    • TDD and continuous integration
    • JavaScript and Node.js
    • NOSQL (Redis and MongoDB are required)
    • TSDB, Docker & GIT
  • 03

    A solid understanding of cloud deployment strategies and scalable architectures.

  • 04

    A desire to work on world-leading web software products.

  • 05

    Highly motivated, with a positive attitude to work and the ability to learn quickly.

  • 06

    Good trouble-shooting skills with the perseverance to solve problems.

  • Package

    Competitive salary based on experience.

  • Location

    The Berlin office is a vibrant technology hub with multiple startups in the area.

  • Applying

    Complete the form below and attach your CV or resume.

Desirable experience

  • 01

    Commercial experience with high-volume scalable architectures.

  • 02

    Good knowledge of the most common web servers / load balancers (Apache, Nginx, HAProxy).

  • 03

    Experience with ELK and Grafana.

  • 04

    Experience with AWS or GCP.

  • 05

    Experience with Kubernetes.

  • 06

    An interest in online security.

Content Specialist

Working Student

This is a perfect opportunity to learn the ropes of corporate identity, brand management, and content creation. You will work hand in hand with a small, experienced team of designers to test and release a wide variety of content for Xara Business customers.

  • Package

    Competitive salary based on experience.

  • Location

    Berlin – The Berlin office is a vibrant technology hub with multiple startups in the area.

  • Applying

    Complete the form below and attach your CV or resume.

Your CHALLENGE

  • 01

    Ensure that any content released to customers is of the highest quality

  • 02

    Execute user scenarios to verify content templates are working as expected

  • 03

    Provide clear and concise feedback on bugs, usability, and other test results

  • 04

    Be an active part of a diverse team with a hands-on mentality

  • 05

    Work closely with our development Team in London

Your Profile

  • 01

    Fluent in English

  • 02

    Want to learn new concepts and applications

  • 03

    Be an inquisitive person, with a solution-oriented work ethic

  • 04

    Ability to create or refine processes and identify opportunities for improvement

  • 05

    Excellent attention to detail and ability to execute predefined test cases

  • 06

    Currently enrolled in a Bachelor / Master program

Applying

If you’re interested in joining the Xara team, please complete the form.