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Software Engineer - Frontend



Software Engineering
Paris, France · Berlin, Germany · London, UK
Posted on Monday, September 18, 2023

Who we are

We are building Helsing: a software company that keeps our democracies from harm. We’re a diverse team of world class, ambitious, and impassioned engineers, deep learning specialists and customer-facing programme managers. We are looking for others to join our European teams to apply their skills to solve the most complex and impactful problems in defence.

We embrace an open and transparent culture that welcomes healthy debates on the use of technology, and AI particular, in defence, its benefits, and its ethical implications

Your Impact

Together with our product designers and engineers, you will be responsible for creating the user-friendly UI for our spatiotemporal data in a 3D environment (browser & desktop). We need your creative vision and UX/UI sensibility to combine our user interface design seamlessly with the 3D real-time rendered world. You will be working closely with our other research and development teams to thoroughly understand the information you will be presenting.

What you will work on

  • Holistically make our user interface work (from scribble to production ready code)
  • Design and manage our visual design together with our product management team
  • Take care of our component library and ensure it is complying with our needs (visual design, re-usability, etc)
  • Design and implement our user experience frontend tech-stack
  • Create and maintain build and deployment pipelines
  • Manage data handling within sizing, bandwidth and latency requirements on your mind in the user interface (latencies, loading times, etc)
  • Design and implement new features
  • Continually optimise our user experience for performance

Who we are looking for

Note: The following bullet points describe one version of our dream candidate. We very much encourage you to apply even if you believe you meet only part of our wish list.

  • Very strong Frontend design and coding experience with JavaScript/TypeScript, HTML and CSS
  • Experience with APIs and other server-client communication like REST and GraphQL
  • Solid front-end architecture and software design ability
  • State of the art experience with frameworks/SDKs in frontend like React
  • Component Libraries like Material UI
  • Build, deployment and dependency management systems like NPM and Yarn
  • Experience with running a live production software
  • Passion for development and staying on top of current techniques
  • Ability to write clear, maintainable, portable code that adheres to a well-documented coding standard

Why Helsing

  • There is no other company like Helsing: we are at a pivotal stage in our journey, with a unique level of funding, and a unique level of ambition
  • Work alongside and learn from world-class AI researchers, software engineers and domain experts. Our team combines excellence with dedication to our mission
  • Be part of, and build, the foundational culture of the most important deep-tech company in Europe
  • Have an enormous impact on some of the most important geopolitical problems, with an ethics-first approach. We regularly host company-wide fireside chats on key global issues and ethics debates
  • Be part of a transparent, friendly and outcome-driven culture where trust, respect, recognition and autonomy are at the forefront of everything that we do

What we offer

  • The chance to work in an innovative organisation focused on protecting our democracies and future generations
  • The opportunity to drive impact in a fast-growing company with mission-orientated colleagues
  • Diverse, collaborative and focused teams located in Munich, Berlin, London and Paris
  • Flexible working hours.Supportive team structures and regular feedback
  • Regular company events to bring together all staff as one unit across Europe
  • Competitive compensation and stock options
Helsing is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or gender identity. Please do not submit personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, data concerning your health, or data concerning your sexual orientation.
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