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Berlin, New York

Industry

Internet

Foundation Date

2007

Babbel

Berlin, New York

Story

The Babbel language learning app for web, iOS and Android makes it easy to learn 14 different languages from 7 display languages. Bite-sized lessons fit into everyday life and are split into useful real-world topics, from introducing oneself, to ordering food and making travel arrangements.

With no ads, and a transparent, subscription-based business model which makes the learner the customer, our focus remains firmly on empowering users to start speaking their new language. Read more

Why Join Babbel

Vision

Speak the language like you've always wanted to 

Our Mission

Everyone learning languages 

Our values

A learning company — inside and out

We build products that help people learn new languages, and we’re equally committed to learning ourselves — both as a company and as individuals.

As pioneers in our marketplace, we set out to solve problems that have yet to be cracked — that means we need to make our own path. So how do we do that?

We do things that matter

At Babbel, we’re building a product and a company of substance. Read more

Benefits

Babbel bike
Babbel bike
free coffee, drinks & fruits
free coffee, drinks & fruits
german classes
german classes
in-house trainings
in-house trainings
international team
international team

Meet the Team

Company growth

Job Opportunities



Vacancy opened 11-06-2019
Location: Berlin

Job purpose :

With Babbel everyone can learn a language. Whether on the go, in the subway or at home on the sofa, Babbel supports those who enjoy learning outside of work or school. Since its founding in 2007, the company has grown to become the market leader in app based language learning. In total, Babbel offers 14 learning languages, from English to Indonesian. Professional courses are readily available via the Babbel website as well as on your smartphone or tablet. At Babbel, more than 750 team members from over 50 different countries work hard to set standards for creating a new learning experience.

We are looking for a Senior Mobile Engineer (React Native) to join our Team in Berlin!

In your role as a Senior Mobile Engineer, your mission will be to change the future of language learning while working in a challenging environment. Working together with ambitious colleagues, you will be collaborating and diving into different disciplines to broaden your knowledge in other fields of expertise as well as share your own. You will contribute to a great architecture and build the base of an easily extendable and well maintainable application.

You will:

  • Design, build, ship, and maintain components for the #1 top-grossing language learning app globally
  • Help to stabilise the recent extension of our mobile tech stack by developing in React Native and improving its integration into the existing native mobile apps
  • Work in an agile environment in close collaboration with Product Designers and language learning experts
  • Contribute to the evolution of our engineering practices (both team internal and across teams)
  • Guide and mentor less experienced engineers
  • You have

  • Four or more years of professional experience in developing, shipping, and maintaining native Android or iOS apps
  • Experience with Kotlin for Android or Swift for iOS
  • Strong interest in developing mobile apps with React Native
  • Experience in development with ReactJs or React Native is a plus
  • Experience in integrating React Native components into existing native mobile apps is a strong plus
  • Deep understanding and practical experience working with agile software development practices
  • Experience in providing technical mentorship to less experienced engineers
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Why Babbel?

  • Work within a high-performing team at Babbel.
  • A steep learning-curve – personally and professionally.
  • A challenging environment and a lot of responsibility to prove your skills.
  • A lively startup atmosphere with friendly working hours.
  • A vibrant international company with people from over 50 different nationalities.
  • Great company benefits (high-end company bike, fresh fruit & drinks).
  • Sounds good? We are already looking forward hearing from you!

    Vacancy opened 23-05-2019
    Location: Berlin

    Job purpose :

    Founded in 2007, Babbel is the world’s top-grossing and most effective language-learning app. No small feat, and no small challenge. In a moment rife with talk of walls, we’re building bridges — making the language-learning journey as exciting and empowering as possible, helping people forge new connections and participate in worlds bigger than their own. We do things that matter. And foremost, we make people speak their new language as they’ve always wanted to. Come work with us.

    There’s still so much to do.

    Babbel is for everyone, not some niche or elite strata of learners. Everyone. As our user base has grown, so has what they need from us. Their learning needs, life experiences, and reference points become more varied and colorful by the day. Meeting that means ensuring users see themselves reflected —not just in our product— but the world it allows them to imagine with us. That means reflecting the dynamism and diversity of our users, as much as possible, in the production of Babbel. We currently have 750 people from more than 50 nationalities working in our Berlin and New York offices, challenging and learning from each other at every step. A culture of difference and dignity is critical to how we’ve connected with millions of users, in every hemisphere


    We are looking for an Junior IT Support Engineer (f/m/d) to start immediately in our office in Berlin, Germany!

     

    Your responsibilities will be:

  • Provide 1st and 2nd level support for staff and freelancers
  • Assist in the ongoing maintenance of Macs, PCs and Linux machines
  • Ongoing administration of technical inventory and license management
  • Provide support for audio/visual equipment within the office
  • You are:

  • Proactive and self-reliant - you work independently to achieve goals and prioritise work as needed
  • Reliable and committed to delivering high-quality work
  • Enthusiastic and knowledgeable about IT and technology as a whole
  • Interested in solving technical issues and providing technical insight for solutions
  • Adaptive to new technologies and are eager to learn about them
  • You have:

  • Experience with deploying and managing Macs on the desktop
  • Experience working with Windows Deployment Services and other management solutions
  • Experience supporting Windows and Linux computers
  • Elementary knowledge of using and supporting Google Suite
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills (at least CEFR C1)
  • An analytical mindset and are able to communicate complex matters in a structured way
  • Nice to have:
  • Experience with IT support ticketing systems
  • Elementary to intermediate knowledge of scripting languages (Bash, Python, Powershell)
  • Written and spoken German skills (at least CEFR B2)
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    Why Babbel?

    Babbel is the world’s most successful language learning app. Work with us to make a real impact in the world, in a meaningful way.

  • We’re driven by a bold challenge
  • We solve meaningful problems - at scale.
  • Diversity and difference are our strengths; lifelong learning is our life’s blood
  • Work within a high-performing team at Babbel.
  • Tackle a steep learning-curve – personally and professionally.
  • Work in a challenging environment and where you’re expected to bring your game face
  • Take advantage of a lively startup atmosphere with friendly working hours.
  • Draw from a vibrant international company with people from over 50 different nationalities.
  • We offer great company benefits (high-end company bike, fresh fruit & drinks).
  • Sounds good? We are already looking forward to hearing from you! Check out our jobs page, our blog, and our techblog for a fuller picture of #lifeatbabbel!

    Questions about a career at Babbel? Contact us! +49 (0) (151 2051 6139 or get in touch with Tamara Menendez ([email protected]) for more information.

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