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Senior Frontend Engineer - React/React Native



Software Engineering
Germany · Remote
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024

Getsafe is the digital insurance company guiding people to make smart life choices and there by their side when the worst happens.

Getsafe makes insurance simple, fair and accessible with its unique technological platform and all-in-one app. Our digital insurance replaces complexity and manual paperwork with smart assistants; customers can file claims or change their coverage in real time with just a few taps on their smartphone. Our expert consultants are ready to help with questions or choosing the best insurance tailored to any life situation. No German? No problem! Getsafe offers insurance and support 100% in English, so people can get covered, and get on with enjoying life.

Since launching in Germany in 2018, Getsafe has become one of the best-rated insurtechs in Europe, serving nearly 400,000 customers. Headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany, with an additional office in Berlin, the company employs more than 200 people. In 2021, Getsafe received its insurance licence from Germany’s financial regulator, BaFin. With €120 million raised to date, it is one of Europe’s top 10 funded insurtechs.


We’re looking for a Senior Frontend Engineer to join our growing engineering team working on building experiences to onboard, advise and guide customers, help them understand their insurance needs, understand and prevent their insurance risks and get personalized coverage they want.


  • You will work in a cross functional team closely with Product, Design and Data to build infrastructure, design and develop features creating customer touchpoints, advisory and consultation experiences in various phases of the user journey.
  • Make our existing FE infrastructure scale better, including working on building out cross-platform and server-driven UI infrastructure.
  • Work smarter, not harder. Build solutions that enable us to move faster as we scale and not build 1-offs
  • Iterate quickly towards the best solutions for our customers and business while always keeping the big picture in mind and writing high quality, performant and tested code
  • Improve our overall technical system and architecture to scale with our growing needs


  • 5+ years of frontend and JavaScript experience and understanding of JavaScript at a fundamental level, not just the framework you work in
  • Ability to write structured and clean code that interacts with backend technologies, You ensure the code you write and features you build are performant and well tested
  • 3+ years of hands-on React experience and a solid understanding of how it works.
    Experience with React Native and Next.js is a big plus, but it's NOT a requirement. You need to be interested in learning these technologies and excited to work on our mobile app
  • You care deeply about user experience and always think about our customers first
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to self-organize your workday
  • You can distil a complex problem into its essential elements and clearly communicate your technical vision to the team
  • Responsibility for high-quality and reliable code along with knowledge of what to test and how to test it, not only in your squad but across squads as well
  • Hands-on mentality paired with team spirit and willingness to learn


  • Typescript
  • React, React Native (Expo) and Next.js
  • Tailwind and NativeWind
  • Node.js (Express) backend for frontend
  • Jest, Cypress, Maestro, Github Actions


Customer Empathy 🤝
We simplify insurance by aligning our vision with every interaction, maintaining transparency, and building togetherness and trust with our customers.

Absolute Ownership🔛
We pursue excellence relentlessly, taking full ownership, and ensuring everyone knows their role to contribute to our mission.

Day One Mindset 🌱
We strive to continually act as pacemakers, constantly optimising, thinking ahead, and inspiring greatness to build a scalable and impactful future.

Driver Team 🏎️
We communicate effectively, collaborate positively, and drive success as equals, united by respect and an inspiring mission.


  • Remote, hybrid or office? The decision is yours! Work where and how you want in Germany. Our modern offices are centrally located in Berlin or Heidelberg.
  • Escape the ordinary with a workation, granting you the freedom to work remotely for up to an incredible 90 days in any EU destination of your choosing.
  • Invest in your future success through our coveted Employee Stock Ownership Program (VSOPs), where you can claim your stake in the company and become a true partner in our shared journey of growth and innovation.
  • Grow with us and use your personal Getsafe budget of €1,000 for personal and professional development.
  • Experience our own product offering with a Getsafe insurance voucher to safeguard what matters most to you.
  • Set yourself up for success by selecting your preferred hardware from our offerings of Apple or Microsoft.
  • Join us in the spirit of celebration as we regularly come together for exciting team events, including summer and holiday parties, hackathons, etc.

Getsafe is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.