Senior Frontend Engineer, React (m/f/d)


  • Full-time
from today

We are building the next generation European e-pharmacy With over 70 colleagues in the engineering and product team, we design, develop and operate the online pharmacy for Europe: Shop Apotheke.

We are looking for a Senior Frontend Engineer (React) to join us!

Our tech stack:

TypeScript, ES6, React, Redux, Node.js, ESI, Varnish, Docker, Google Cloud, Kubernetes, REST-APIs

What you will experience in this role:

  • You will play an active role in our developer community, participating in tech decisions and influencing the tech vision of your peers.  
  • You will create server-side rendered apps with React and Redux.  
  • You will follow the Atomic Design principles. Our component library was developed with our in-house UX designers and you will participate in continuously enhancing it.  
  • You will work on new features that are designed with high-performance and scalability in mind.  
  • You will work in a small, cross-functional team with other frontend and backend engineers, QA engineers, a Product Owner as well as an Agile Coach.  
  • You will work with colleagues that love collaborating and achieving successes together. Our company embraces an open feedback culture, allowing for open communication within our teams.  
  • You will design, code and deploy features that are used by millions of people across Europe. Our current active customer base is 6M customers.  

Your profile:

  • You understand that seniority is not the number of years of experience but the ability to make a genuine impact, to be proactive and to take ownership.
  • You are experienced in building Single Page Applications.  
  • You have worked with React and Redux in production before.  
  • You are open to working 80% on the frontend and 20% on the backend.   
  • You can dockerize applications for local development, production deployments and know how to setup a CI/CD pipeline.  
  • You like to test your code before the QA engineers do it and you are experienced with unit and integration testing.  
  • You enjoy designing and building new features from scratch.  
  • You feel responsible for your code and actively check production logs/alerts to make sure it runs well as expected.  

What we offer:

  • An agile and outcome-oriented organisation, where respect for talent and honest work are fundamental values. 
  • Direct communication, respect and collegial approach are vital points of our code of conduct.  
  • We are a diverse, international team and English is our working language.  
  • Your growth helps our growth. We have a training budget dedicated to the engineering team, and it’s up to you to choose what conferences or workshops you spend it on.   
  • In case you want to learn German, we support you with free German classes.   
  • You can devote 10% of your working time to personal development projects. Be it things that are close to your heart; frontend community tasks; or tackling a problem that you wouldn’t deal with otherwise.  
  • For parents, we offer a monthly subsidy for kindergarten.  
  • You are free to choose your operating system and your IDE - we pair it with powerful modern hardware that suits your needs perfectly.  
  • 28 days vacation per year.  
  • 10% employee discount on all OTC and BPC products in our online store.   

About ShopApotheke:

As one of the leading online pharmacies in Europe with webshops in seven countries, we make sure that millions of people can rely on us every day when it comes to their health.

We are publicly listed and our growth is backed by stable financials (google us to check out how we’re doing on the stock market today!).

As an employer, we strive to ensure that all of our employees enjoy working for us and can contribute their know-how on a daily basis. It is important for us that everyone can realize their potential, continuously develop their skills and thus build a successful career. In addition to the purely commercial interests of a publicly listed company, we focus on the social aspect. As a pharmacy, we take our socio-political mandate to supply the population with medications very seriously.

We are much more than an online platform - we care about our customers’ well-being. No matter in which area our employees work, they all contribute to making the world better for our customers.


Employee Discount

We offer you discounts in our online shop.


With the job ticket, you can get to work completely relaxed. We are financing this 100% for the VRS area.

Kindergarten Subsidy

As an additional incentive for parents, we offer a monthly subsidy for kindergarten.


It is very important to us that you feel comfortable with us from day one. The 3-day onboarding programme leads you through all departments so you get a holistic understanding of the company organization and our culture.


In order to prepare you for your future, we have various retirement options that are tailored to your current life situation.

Sports Offers

To further boost your health we offer you a membership at Urban Sports Club. You have the opportunity to choose from various sports programmes.

Language Courses

Your colleagues come from various nations – to speak one language we support you in learning German or English as a foreign language.


Whether compatibility of family and work or more flexibility in everyday life, we support you with flexible working hours.

Team- & Company Events

One team, one goal. We support team-building through creative team events. We also celebrate our success at regular company events.

Training & Development

We encourage constant learning and growth through internal or external training and workshops.


Ewelina Kuzmicz

Send email
Application process
Online application

We need your up-to-date online application as well as information about your start date and salary expectations. A letter of motivation and references are desirable.

Reviewing your application 

Our HR team and the department you’re applying to will be evaluating your application and get in touch with you as soon as possible. 

Telephone interview

Optionally, we will initially conduct a ca. 30-minute telephone interview with you to address open questions you and we might have.   

Getting to know each other personally

You’ll meet a contact person from the department you applied to as well as someone from HR in your first face to face meeting, which usually lasts around 1 hour.

Trial day

If you convinced us of your qualifications during the interview, we will invite you to a 2-3 hour trial day where you can get to know your future team and get more insights into your tasks and responsibilities. 


It’s a match! If you convince us during this process, we look forward to sending you your contract as soon as possible! 

Apply for this job

Apply now