Teamlead Frontend Development (M/F/D) at Rakuten

Bamberg, Germany

Posted on Apr 10 2019 (8 months ago)

Founded in Tokyo in 1997 with the launch of the e-commerce marketplace Ichiba, Rakuten is now one of the world’s leading internet services companies, with a transformative presence in e-commerce, digital content and FinTech. With more than 14,000 employees, we are committed to realizing our mission of contributing to society by creating value through innovation and entrepreneurship. With the passion of a start-up and the influence of a global leader, we’re finding extraordinary new ways to disrupt markets and dazzle customers.In Europe, Rakuten has been active for more than a decade and we have been constantly growing our footprint to more than 14 services and offices in London, Dublin, Paris, Berlin, Barcelona and other major European cities. With a robust core in e-commerce and offices in Berlin and Bamberg, Rakuten Germany seeks to leverage this ecosystem of services to create a unique value proposition to both, consumers and merchants.We think of ourselves as a new kind of family, one based not on chance but on determination to be the brightest and the best. If you want to be part of our journey and grow with us, let’s talk.

We are searching for our office in Bamberg for a:

Teamlead Frontend Development (m/f/d)


  • Lead the group of Frontend Developers, who are spread over multiple Customer Domain teams
  • Identify and grow talents, provide feedback and look after people’s personal development
  • Facilitate technological progress over all of our Frontend products
  • Take the role of a Frontend Developer in a cross functional Customer Domain team


  • Experience with managing Frontend Development teams, with at least 3 years in a leadership role or comparable experience
  • Minimum of 7 years Front End development experience with JavaScript/HTML/CSS
  • Experience in working on products that impact a large customer base
  • Experience with data-driven product development: analytics, A/B testing, etc. is an advantage
  • Very good knowledge in UX/UI Development, (X)HTML and CSS, Javascript (jQuery, React)
  • Ability to work in a team, self-initiative and entrepreneurial thinking
  • Focus on supporting the business priorities, be pragmatic about technology choices
  • Rapidly develop next-generation, scalable, flexible, and high-performance client side code
  • Very good English skills
  • German language skills are a plus



  • Interesting and challenging fast paced environment
  • A chance to shape and build the business and inspiration to make a difference
  • Open and respectful multicultural environment
  • Professional, passionate, ambitious, but friendly team
  • Possibility for professional growth and international assignments
  • Active support in finding accommodation and moving from abroad
  • Your recruiter will answer your questions about benefits or working conditions that are specific to different European locations


  • Innovative and flexible people full of energy
  • Friendly team player with a professional mindset
  • Those who can think for themselves and take action
  • Willing to work in a dynamic, multicultural and global environment where multilingual skills are a big asset
  • Ambitious to grow as an individual within the company
  • Passionate about working in a global company which wants to make a difference by empowering society.

If you are interested in this position, meet these requirements and wish to actively participate in developing our company and join our highly motivated team, please apply by sending an email to Marc Borgstedt at


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