Web Developer

You are looking for a new challenging job opportunity? Where you can bring in your expertise in Web development using innovative Web technologies and take over a high amount of personal responsibility? Where you contribute to the conception and development of new features in an agile development environment on a daily basis? Then metaphacts might be exactly what you are looking for!

metaphacts GmbH is a young, innovative startup located in Walldorf, Germany, close to Heidelberg. We offer services and software products for intelligent data and knowledge management to international customers in areas such as cultural heritage, pharma, location-based services, and Industry 4.0. Our products build on Open Source technology, open standards, and state-of-the-art technologies such as high-performance graph databases and modern HTML5 based frontends.

What background skills should you bring in?

You should have a degree in Computer Science or a related discipline such as Information Management, Geo Informatics, Bio Informatics, or Web design with strong implementation skills (career changers with relevant background are welcome to apply as well). In addition, we are looking for someone with:
  • Profound skills & knowledge in Web-based frontend development, in particular JavaScript, JSON, HTML5 and CSS
  • Familiarity with version management systems, bug trackers, and agile development
  • High amount of personal reliability and enthusiasm for your work

Which other technologies would be relevant for us?

  • You should have good knowledge in at least one of the following areas:
  • Modern Web technologies: Web Components, Typescript, NodeJS, Responsive Design, Reactive Programming (e.g. ReactJS/Flux), LESS
  • Backend development with Java/Scala, REST-based services
  • Data management, in particular semantic technologies (Semantic Web, RDF, SPARQL, OWL) and/or (graph) databases
  • Frameworks for unit and integration testing
  • DevOps tools and processes, virtualization (Docker, EC2), Ansible, Jenkins
  • Experience in UI and UX design
  • Development for mobile devices

What would your ordinary work day look like?

Well, at metaphacts no day is like the other. But this is what you would focus on:

  • Create concepts and implement prototypes as well as product features – in the team, but also on your own responsibility
  • Help to improve existing and establish new internal processes for quality assurance, documentation, and deployment
  • Work in the context of exciting customer and research projects, including the option to take over project management responsibility in the future

Why should you choose metaphacts?

  • Become part of a young, dynamic, and highly motivated international team with flat hierarchies and startup spirit
  • As a valuable team member, you can bring in your own ideas and make personal progress while actively advancing our products and offerings
  • Build up your personal network by helping us organize and participate in community events like meetups and conferences
  • We offer flexible work times and hardware of your choice

Got interested? Then please send your application including CV, certificates, salary expectations, and earliest possible start date today via email to Dr. Peter Haase,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Whenever available, feel free to include references and work samples. We ensure fast processing of your application and feedback at short notice!


Please submit your application via email, including CV with detailed work experience, qualifications, references, earliest start date and salary expectations.

metaphacts GmbH
Dr. Peter Haase
Daimlerstraße 36
69190 Walldorf
Tel: +49 6227 6989965
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