Lead Full Stack Developer

Posted on Apr 12, 2023

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Full Time
🌎 Worldwide

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About SimScale

SimScale is an engineering simulation platform that is revolutionizing the way engineers, designers, scientists, and architects design products. The SimScale platform is accessible completely via a web browser, with an easy-to-use interface which supports numerous simulation types including Structural Mechanics, Fluid Dynamics and Thermodynamics.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At SimScale, we look beyond borders and hire great talent from all parts of the world. With our team consisting of people from various backgrounds, we truly embrace diversity and encourage everyone to be themselves. We are unified by curiosity, dedication and our team spirit! As an equal opportunity employer, we acknowledge that our employees have different aspirations and career goals, and therefore are committed to create a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. A copy of SimScale's full recruiting guideline can be made available on request. Kindly let us know how you would like to be addressed and whether you have specific requirements for the interview.

What you can expect from us

  • A dedicated team with high expertise, and the opportunity for unrestricted personal growth - start your career with us and become a leader
  • An environment where your opinion and ideas matter - we will give you space to make an impact quickly through goal-oriented tasks and projects that leave space for creativity
  • A multicultural and inclusive work environment: we come from more than 35 different countries!
  • Manage when and where you work with flexible working hours and remote work around the globe
  • Your health is important: We offer health insurance (medical, dental, vision, disability, etc.), retirement insurance, company pension scheme, paid sick time off, and paid vacation
  • Enjoy freshly cooked lunches in our office every Wednesday, or receive regular gift cards as a remote employee
  • Feel positive about yourself with a subsidized gym membership in Munich, Basketball meetups, virtual sports and gaming challenges as well as internal wellbeing support
  • Professional and personal development opportunities such as online and offline learning, language courses and tech talks
  • Relocation and visa support to ease your (and your family’s) relocation
  • Fun team events, internal support groups such as “Living in Germany” and the opportunity to join our ESG (environmental, social and governance) or DE&I (diversity, equity and inclusion) task forces

The Position

As a Lead Full Stack Developer (m/f/d) (m/f/d) at SimScale in Munich or remote, you will drive the website architecture, design and development to provide users with a high-performant, scalable and modern product that works fast on any device. You will be active in the architectural design and the implementation of the website and its surrounding components, mainly using JavaScript, PHP and HTML5 with RESTful APIs.

You will ensure that the code is of highest quality, can be tested properly and can be easily added to a continuous integration system. You make sure that the web team builds on a solid architecture that fulfills functional requirements and is maintainable and scalable.


  • A degree in computer science or comparable studies, or equivalent professional experience
  • 2+ years of professional experience in leadership and mentoring of development teams
  • 7+ years of professional experience in web development using typical modern frameworks
  • Up to date with latest technologies and development on Wordpress
  • Experienced with front-end technologies including JavaScript and React
  • Very good knowledge of HTML, CSS, SQL databases and Search Engine Optimization
  • Demonstrable experience in writing clear, maintainable, scalable and testable code, including coverage for automated testing
  • Willingness to learn and adapt (especially to new programming languages and paradigms), getting things done attitude
  • Knowledge of HubSpot is a plus

Our Hiring Process

  1. First Interview on Google Meet. Meet a recruiter from SimScale during an initial virtual interview, and get the opportunity to gain some first insights into the company!
  2. Hiring Manager Interview. The hiring manager conversation will give you the chance to be interviewed on your job-specific knowledge, and ask questions about the role, daily tasks, and the team.
  3. Assessment Task. The assessment task allows you to get a first impression of the role’s responsibilities, and also helps us to see if it meets the SimScale expectations.
  4. Panel Interview at SimScale. During this panel interview, get to know your future team members in-person or virtually, learn more about the way we work, and share your career journey with us!


  • Mobile Working. Modern technology coupled with the widespread use of digital communication enables remote working. We embrace mobile working as it offers many possibilities for our employees!
  • Flexible Working Hours. It doesn’t matter if you are an early bird or a night owl, at SimScale you have the freedom to plan your workday.
  • Competitive Health Benefits. Whilst working in a competitive and ambitious environment, it is just as important to take care of your health. At SimScale, we’ve got you covered!
  • Learning and Development. With the right training in place, we offer our employees the opportunity to further develop their competencies and skill-sets, to ultimately become more successful and satisfied.
  • Discounted Gym Membership. We offer a gym membership with multiple locations to make it easier for our employees to invest in their health, wellbeing, and workout regularly!
  • Child Care Contributions. In addition to flexible working hours, and home office possibilities to support family commitments, we also provide contributions for our mini SimScaler’s nursery or kindergarten childcare.
  • Retirement Plan. We are future-oriented, and take care of our employees! We provide employees with a retirement plan that will contribute towards a comfortable and secure future.
  • Tech Talks and Social Events. Whether it’s through tech talks, social events or other organized activities, we are not just working together, we like sharing, and enjoying each other’s company!
Lead Full Stack Developerat SimScale