The Ultimate Opportunity:
Imagine a virtual customer support agent that works 24/7, speaks 109 languages, and instantly and intelligently gives customers the answers they’re looking for.
You don’t need to imagine because that’s Ultimate - the world’s most powerful virtual agent platform.
Powered by industry-leading AI, a laser-focus on customer experience and a world-class team across the globe, we’re committed to bringing joy and innovation to customer service. With customers regularly ranking us #1 on G2, it’s no wonder some of the best brands in the world have already scaled their digital support with Ultimate - from Vodafone to Finnair, Gorillas to Zalando.
The Ultimate Destination For Your Career:
At Ultimate, careers accelerate. New opportunities arise as the company is constantly evolving and our Finnish, non-hierarchical culture means that everyone has a seat and a voice at the table. You’ll learn from some of the best and brightest minds, as well as having the opportunity to show us your brilliance and see the impact of your work. We truly offer career-defining opportunities.
With hubs in Helsinki, Berlin, New York and London, alongside our ever-growing global remote workforce, you get to choose a working environment that suits you.
And we are proudly diverse - over 35 nationalities make up our worldwide team. Our Nordic ethics have created a culture where we can all lead by example and shape the company - and industry - we want to see, together.
We want to fundamentally change how people work in customer service. So we need a team of world-class talent.
As a Senior Frontend Engineer at Ultimate, you’ll be an integral part of this team from day one. You’ll be instrumental in the design and development of our SAAS platform, which allows our users to design conversations and automate workflows.
A clean and responsive user interface with a simple and seamless user experience is your North Star. You'll work closely alongside our product managers, designers, backend and wider technical team to build new features, focused on user experience.
The Ultimate Responsibilities:
Maintain and develop the Ultimate platform using technologies such as React, Redux, TypeScript, and Node.js.
Build user-friendly frontend applications that help our clients to design conversations and automate workflows
Work closely with other members of the development team to ensure new product features are built stable and intuitive.
Learn and experiment with new tools and technologies aiming to develop new product features, improve UX, and reduce code complexity.
Stay up to date on industry trends, helping drive Ultimate to innovate.
The Ultimate Profile:
We’re looking for a communicative, experienced engineer who takes pride in producing slick applications which are easy and fun to use, built upon logical, simple and effective solutions to complex issues.
You have strong programming skills in React.js, TypeScript and Redux.
Full Stack Experience and Knowledge of D3 are a plus.
You are confident in writing robust code and have the skills to build performant web applications.
You care about engineering quality and know how it can be achieved.
You have a Product mindset: you take pride in building beautiful, slick applications that are easy and fun to use.
You are a positive, pro-active team player who is passionate about their craft, is keen to take part in product discussions and cares about helping the team deliver.
You enjoy coaching and enabling others and are a natural motivator and enthusiastic mentor.
You foster and champion a culture of continuous feedback and utilize it as a tool for growth
You have a drive for continuous learning, with the ability to get up to speed with new systems and concepts quickly.
You have strong communication skills and high proficiency in English.
The Ultimate Offer:
Transparency is important to us, so we want to be clear about what the Ultimate opportunity means for you:
Generous PTO policy of 28 days per year.
Whether you work best from home, the office or enjoy both. Ultimate offers complete flexibility for you to work where best suits you. This includes being a fully remote employee located within +/- 2 hours of CET.
We also support Visa applications to Berlin for this role, if you would like to relocate.
We recognise that you bring your best and we show our appreciation with actions, not just words - our competitive salaries and generous stock options program ensures that our success is your success.
Personal Growth Allowance for you to spend on whatever it is that makes you thrive - whether it’s a coding course, learning a new language or that pottery course that keeps on popping up on your feed, we’ve got you covered.
Team Events all year long - meat-free BBQs, stand-up paddle boarding, volleyball… you name it, we’ll organize it, plus team off-sites to unite because we’re better together.
A truly diverse team awaits you. 40% of our workforce identify as women and we come from over 35 nationalities.
We help with visa support to Germany.
Our Interview Process:
We are excited to learn more about you so we want to be transparent about what you can expect from our interview process.
1. Introductory chat with the Talent Acquisition Partner - 20 minutes
2. Interview with the Hiring Manager, Franzi - 45 minutes
3. A choice of either:
a). Take-home technical challenge
b). A live coding challenge
4. A technical interview with two of our developers to talk more in-depth about your technical experience and answer any questions you might have. If you choose the live-coding challenge, we can schedule it together with the technical interview - 1 hour
5. Final interview with 2 of our Engineering Managers - 1 hour
Our Commitment to You:
Recruiting and developing a diverse range of talent is critical to our growth philosophy. We understand we might need to adapt our process and we’re happy to cater to any reasonable adjustments you may require. Please let the Talent team know if we can help you with the application process in any way and at any stage.
If you want to find out more about us check out our Ultimate Open Culture which will provide a deep dive into life at Ultimate. Here’s our behind-the-scenes social media too: Ultimate Life.
We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status. Ultimate prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind: Ultimate is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.