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Front End Engineer @ METR

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin - Lohmühlenstraße 65

About us
Next Big Thing AG is a Berlin-based IoT company builder offering a complete framework for the acceleration of IoT ventures. We are an operational VC, technology provider, and innovation partner made up of a strong team of business architects, tech experts, and experienced founders.

Fascinated by the potential of IoT? We are too. We gather the best and brightest minds across industries to collaborate on connected ideas for the future. As part of the German de:hub initiative, NBT is the center of gravity for all things IoT. We enable rapid prototyping, disruptive innovation, and entrepreneurship. In short, we support and promote all elements of the IoT-blockchain ecosystem to develop new companies.

Whether you’re looking to solder hardware, tackle key innovation challenges across industries, or lead a venture into a steady IoT future, you’ll find a home at NBT. Have a look at our current openings and get in touch!
Join our Team!

METR is developing an IoT-platform that enables connected use cases in the residential building industry. Our hardware and software solutions provide device connectivity, data collection and analysis. Based on these insights, we develop new business cases for housing companies. Examples include sub-metering, smart locks, central heating optimization, and predictive maintenance – everything that helps housing companies make their administrative processes more efficient. Our solutions support property managers in simplifying the complex management of residential buildings. Right now we are working on the world's best IoT gateway for buildings.

At the heart of METR, we Help, Grow, and Share:

Help: We help users and customers get jobs done. We’re tech experts, but our drive comes from addressing user needs.

Grow: Everyday our team gets smarter. Having a personal growth plan is highly encouraged at METR.

Share: We stay human. Sharing knowledge and energy makes us lovable to work with!
Your tasks
  • Take responsibility for the complete frontend development of mobile and web applications, including architectural decisions

  • Actively discuss, understand and implement solutions for our customers. We prefer TDD, clean code and continuous delivery

  • Make sure the frontend runs on various devices and browsers

  • Collaborate closely with our international hardware and software development team members. We prefer pair-programming

  • Share your knowledge with team members


Must have:

  • Very good knowledge in frameworks and libraries like React.js, Angular.js, Vue.js

  • Positive, team-oriented and get-things-done attitude

  • Experience in unit testing and continuous-integration

Nice to have:

  • Experience in relevant Python frameworks (Django, flask) 

  • Interest in Machine and Deep Learning Technologies (using frameworks like scikit-learn & keras)

  • Experience in mobile development

  • Experience with charting libraries

Areas to grow:

  • Extend your knowledge in Backend, API, Embedded Linux, Firmware, Sensor Hacking and Hardware development

  • Run end-to-end projects with customers

  • Co-design big data and AI architecture to analyse and process big data generated by sensors, both inside and around buildings

Our Offer

A sweet deal:

  • Full-time unlimited contract

  • Competitive salary

  • Flexible working hours

  • Free drinks & fruits

  • Hardware of your choice

  • Subsidized membership to a Berlin sports club with 450+ locations

  • Access to Factory Community events: lectures, social events, networking, great restaurant and café, and a ball-pit

Work with the best:

  • Join an agile, cross-functional, dedicated team

  • Take responsibility for your projects. No micromanagement

  • Work within a flat hierarchy among international team members from 21 countries

METR also provides:

  • Mentorship: Our CTO helps you grow and level-up your career

  • High-impact Projects: Change how building management is done; put your device in buildings across Germany and Europe

  • Experimental Environment: Learn and push the whole company in a good direction

  • Lab Access: Work in a fully-equipped R&D lab for fast prototyping through to minor production runs at post-prototype stages. The lab covers 4 areas: Electronics, 3D printing, mechanical engineering, and P&P machines for PCB manufacturing
Relocation & EU work visa
We offer relocation assistance for this position regarding paperwork, visa and first steps in Germany.
Recruitment process
We do not work with recruitment agencies.

Your application

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