Personio - Software Engineer

Personio ist ein schnell wachsendes und in München gegründetes HR SaaS Start-up. Es bietet eine ganzheitliche Softwarelösung für die Bereiche im HR und Bewerbermanagement, die insbesondere für Unternehmen mit einer Größe von 10 bis 1000 Angestellten konzipiert wurde. Schon heute spielt Personio eine entscheidende Rolle, den alltäglichen operativen Betrieb von mehr als 900 HR Teams effizienter und transparenter zu gestalten. Wir sind ein mit viel Spaß agierendes internationales Team, dessen Ziel es ist die führende HR Plattform in Europa aufzubauen.


We are on the amazing journey to become the market leader for SMEs in Europe with our software Personio. To achieve that, we are about to transform our PHP application into Go and Kotlin microservices in AWS! 

We are a product company, so our teams are organised as full stack teams

  • you’ll (work with other Backend Engineers, Frontend Engineers, a Designer, a PM and an Engineering Manager on one part of our HR Management & Recruiting & Payroll software. (And we’re a bit reluctant in using the term “full stack engineer” …)

  • We have our head already in the cloud - we use AWS.

  • “You built it you run it” is in our DNA.

Dein Profil 
Qualifications needed:

  • 5 years of software development experience on the JVM using Kotlin, Scala or Java

  • 1 year of experience using Spring Boot in a microservice environment

  • Track record of working in an agile setup using continuous deployment

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with event driven architectures, domain driven design and eventual consistency

  • Knowledge about resilience patterns

  • Experience with containerisation and Kubernetes

What we need from you:

  • You should bring a passion for making the working lives of others (in our case: people in HR) better.

  • We speak many languages: Portuguese, Spanish, French, Chinese, Vietnamese, Italian, Romanian, Russian etc. - but English is our working language, so very good language skills are important.

  • German? Always a plus but if you don’t speak it we have free A1 and A2 classes on-site.

  • We build this plane as we fly it so bring your agile mindset to the table!

  • Embrace feedback - no one is perfect, neither are we. So let’s make this an opportunity to praise and learn from each other.

  • Let’s grow together - share your knowledge, we will share ours!

What should you bring:

  • Humour. Have fun with us, learn with us from mistakes and bring your good vibes.

  • Get shit done and deliver a great product to hundreds of thousands of Personio users. Your contribution matters!

  • You are experienced with PHP, Kotlin or Go? Great! If not, just bring passion to learn it.

  • Team Spirit & Open Mind. You are part of a team and you are working with teams.

  • A cake on your birthday or when you forgot to lock your MacBook. Donuts are just fine as well.

Warum Personio

  • We got awesome teams from all over the world.

  • Your chance to play a decisive role in shaping a company in its rapid growth while growing yourself and others.

  • A creative working environment and short decision-making paths. Hierarchy and processes as much as necessary. But not more!

  • Full responsibility for your area.

  • 1,500 Euro development budget, which you can use as you wish.

  • Regular team events, e.g. raft trips on the Isar, ski trips, visits to the Oktoberfest and much more.

  • Stylish and open office in the heart of Munich.

  • Lightning-fast electric scooter of your choice as a "company car" ( or additional payment for MVV commute ticket

  • Subsidised Qualitrain membership: For 25 euros a month you can train in 90 fitness and yoga studios, swimming pools and many other sports facilities in Munich.

  • Relocation support and 26 paid vacation days and 3 days of home office per month.