Token.io • Berlin or Remote Germany

FrontEnd Engineer

Employment type:  Full time
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Job Description

As a Frontend Engineer at Token.io, you will specialise in building responsive and elegant web applications that scale to millions of users. We believe that User Experience should be at the core of rethinking how payments are done worldwide. You will work closely with the other Frontend Engineers, UX Design and the Product team to create next-generation technologies that will change how people and financial institutions exchange value.

What you will do day-2-day

  • Design, build and write tests for frontend features
  • Work with our talented team of engineers to deliver top quality on challenging projects that delight customers and business stakeholders
  • Work closely with the Tech lead to establish UI development standards & architecture reviews
  • Work in an environment where we move quickly, are always learning, and enjoy a challenge
  • Work in a cross-functional agile team to build new features our customers will love, adopt and use while keeping our trusted platform stable and scalable
  • Mentor others in development technologies, tools, and processes
  • Present your designs to internal/external groups and review the designs of others
  • Participate in scrum activities to drive features to delivery
  • Review code, written by others, and suggest improvements where necessary
  • Participate in key technical decisions and work closely with the whole team to create an intuitive and reliable user experience in our platform product

We’d like to hear from candidates who have:

  • 4+ years relevant work experience
  • Good knowledge of JavaScript and Typescript
  • Experience with ReactJS and Hooks
  • Good experience of state management in react
  • Experience with SSR and CSR
  • Experience with modern JavaScript libraries and tooling
  • Commanding grasp of HTML, CSS, and related web technologies
  • Proficiency in End-to-End (E2E) testing using tools such as Playwright, Cucumber, or other E2E testing frameworks
  • Demonstrated design and UX sensibilities
  • Passion for programming, willingness to learn and to try new things
  • Understanding of Mobile Responsiveness, cross-browser compatible web design concepts
  • Good understanding of OOP and/or functional programming
  • Experience in TDD/BDD and continuous integration
  • Taken care of software quality in regard to Clean Code principles like YAGNI, KISS, SOLID, etc
  • Familiarity with linting and code formatting tools (ESLint, Prettier, EditorConfig etc)Experience with module bundlers (e.g. webpack)
  • Good knowledge of version control tools, especially Git

Its also useful if you have:

  • Experience in mobile app development, both Android and iOS native applications
  • Experience in distributed systems and cache mechanisms.
  • Experience with Firebase is desired
  • Experience in building payment applications
  • Expertise with architecting and developing JavaScript ecosystem using NodeJS, ES6 standards
  • Experience with Web performance audits and optimisations
  • Understanding of important performance metrics and performance enhancement techniques
  • Helped developers in their growth by guiding them with their technical challenges
  • A preference around working to best practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences

Open to allToken is building an open future for everyone. We don’t just accept different points of view, lived experiences and new ways of thinking — we search them out. They help us make better products, better decisions, and a better place for everyone to work. So, come as you are. We acknowledge and embrace different backgrounds, identities and abilities. Respect is our default, and empathy is our baseline. No one succeeds until we all do.

Company benefits

Flexible working week
Open to compressed hours
Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Equity packages
Pension match/increase
Health insurance
Dental coverage
Life insurance
Accrued annual leave – 30 days per year plus local public holidays
Optional unpaid leave
Enhanced sick pay
Compassionate leave
Teambuilding days
Lunch and learns
Cycle to work scheme
In office yoga classes
Work from home allowance
Co-working space allowance – If its tricky to work at home (building work, etc) we can support

We asked employees of Token.io how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are moderately happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring
Working at Token.io

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

London, Berlin, San Francisco

Funding levels

Series C - $80M to date