Software Engineer (Front End)


  • Location
    • Lausanne, CH
  • Date Posted
  • 15 Sep 2020
  • Function
  • Design & UI
  • Sector
  • Business Applications

Company Description

Nexthink is the global leader in digital employee experience management. Our products allow enterprises to create highly productive digital workplaces for their employees by delivering optimal end-user experiences. Through a unique combination of real-time analytics, automation and employee feedback, Nexthink gives IT teams the insight they need to empower and even delight people at work.

Headquartered in Switzerland with US headquarters in Boston, Nexthink also has offices in France, UK, Germany, Spain and UAE. Our growing team of Nexthinkers is proud to be making the digital work lives of nearly ten million employees across 1,000 customers more productive.

At Nexthink, we believe actions are stronger than words when it comes to diversity, inclusivity, and equity in the workplace. Nexthinkers are multinational and multilingual, and come from all walks of life. We are committed to hiring a genuinely representative workforce that can create solutions and foster innovation for the modern digital employee experience. Join us today!

The Product Department

Lausanne is the global headquarters for a global company, which means that you’ll be at the heart of the development of a product used by the best companies worldwide.

In this position you will be part of a Nexthink R&D team. We have an agile mindset and we apply it in our software development lifecycle. We truly believe and encourage team work, as a means of achieving frequent delivery with the highest quality. Collaboration and communication skills are therefore key to succeed.

We also believe in empowered teams. We hire smart people to tell us what are the optimal solutions to the problems our customers have. High level of empowerment comes with an equal level of responsibility inside the Product Engineering team, as your contribution will have a direct and significant impact on the visualization component of our real‐time monitoring technology that is already used by hundreds of major organizations including major corporations and administrations over the world.

The Team

Every day, millions of employees are trying to get things done with the IT equipment and applications that they are provided. Whilst they do their best to provide a good service, IT teams are blind to what their end-users are actually experiencing. Nexthink will bring them the visibility needed to improve employees’ experiences, but if we want to achieve this, we’ll need the best talent out there!

Be a part of our team and help us build the best digital employee experience product that money can buy!

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer with strong front-end programming skills and with test automation capabilities to play a major role in the company. The candidate should be heavily motivated by the product and experienced in Software development and testing.

The position entails a high level of responsibility within the R&D team. Your contribution will have a significant impact on the satisfaction of hundreds of our happy customers. As a Senior Software engineer at Nexthink, your duty is to ensure that the software we deliver fulfil the product requirements by collaborating with our product experts. You will participate in all stages of software development: design, implementation, validation, maintenance and will collaborate with our experts and with the different teams.

If you are highly motivated and result driven, you have a high sense of product ownership, constantly learning and enhancing your skills, you are open to feedback and you like being accountable and work within a team, then, do not hesitate to apply.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Design, implement and validate solutions for new features in our different frontends
  • Maintain the highest code quality standards by using different metrics and by helping the team to improve its best practices in development
  • Put in place the necessary frontend test automation to achieve excellent software quality
  • Help us bring high decoupling of the different front components
  • Make sure that web and mobile technological trends are assessed and followed
  • Work with the agile iterative/incremental mindset and best practices and participate actively to the different ceremonials
  • Document the solutions and architecture according to our standards


  • 5+ years of experience in Software Engineering with proven frontend expertise
  • BSc. or MSc. in Computer Science (or equivalent)
  • Very strong technical background, with clear focus on web technologies. Knowledge of mobile technologies is a plus
  • Strong programming skills and ability to code in JavaScript, TypeScript. Java and Scala highly valued
  • Teamwork and collaboration is part of your DNA
  • Perfect fit with Nexthink values: continuous improvement, positive attitude, one team and get things done
  • Experience with React and/or ReactNative libraries and frameworks is a must. Others like Angular, jQuery, Ember will be valued
  • Experience with accessibility is a plus
  • Mastery of CSS and design is a big plus
  • Experience with microservices, containers, Kubernetes, API gateway, REST is a plus
  • Experience in an agile environment is a must
  • Strong motivation for complex challenges and learning new technologies
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written), French is a plus