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Principal Frontend Engineer

Berlin Tech

We are AMBOSS, and we’re looking for someone to lead our frontend chapter. Frontend engineers at AMBOSS are at the frontline in shaping our user experience of how doctors and students make their decisions, ultimately impacting the healthcare of billions of people worldwide. We are looking for someone with a passion to get the most out of technology and people, setting the pace and direction of excellence for frontend engineering craft. You’ll be partnering with our CTO, Elmar on setting the goals and strategy for the frontend technologies and our frontend engineers to make it happen across the teams.

Why Engineering at AMBOSS?

Engineering at AMBOSS is home to a unique team spirit built on collaboration, openness, inclusivity, and professional development. Benefitting from AMBOSS’s flexibility and collaborative work style, you will be encouraged with a strong culture of open communication and support. Diversity and inclusivity are celebrated at AMBOSS. Engineering is proud to offer an environment free from any limitations based on social categorization; everyone has an equal place at the table and space to voice our ideas!

Check out our Engineering, Product & Design blog (updated regularly) and get a sneak peek at what the Engineering team is up to.

What you will do:

  • Own and evolve our frontend architecture, ensure the frontend ecosystem/codebase can be worked on by 20+ engineers. Including paradigms and best practices, frontend performance and user experience, including monitoring and metrics, internal tooling/CLI/code generation, coding standards, testing approach, etc.
  • Organize, facilitate and evolve the front-end chapter with 15 engineers.
  • Partner with the CTO on tech roadmaps and technical opportunities. Support tech decisions in teams and help out on new and important projects.
  • Be a voice in the developer community, contribute and influence the AMBOSS employer branding from your area of expertise.
  • You will split your time between hands-on coding in impactful projects and leadership of the frontend chapter.

What you will bring:

  • Experience working in front-end code bases that were shared among multiple teams and dozen or more engineers.
  • Demonstrated technical understanding and significant experience in full stack (backend, frontend, platform/CI/CD) development with a strong focus on frontend technologies.
  • Production experience in React (3+ years) and at least one other framework like AngularJS or VueJS in large scale projects.
  • Understanding of the inner workings of browser architecture (rendering, threading,).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.


AMBOSSians tell us that innovative work keeps them energized and employee benefits help them to feel appreciated and empowered. We invest in every AMBOSSian with our employee benefits package, crafted to support financial, physical, and mental health, and work-life harmony.

Check out all of our employee benefits below:

We believe in diversity as a driving force of innovation and welcome people of all backgrounds to help us achieve our mission of empowering physicians to provide the best possible care – to everyone, everywhere.

Did we just describe your ideal next role? We encourage you to apply even if you do not meet all of the requirements.