An ideal opportunity if you are motivated by developing applications and thrive in an environment advocating innovation, communication and collaboration.

Karnov Group offers a key role in developing and building our content products effectively and with confidence.


Developing our front end is crucial for providing our customers with relevant and updated content in their daily life. We seek constant improvement and look for two skilled frontend developers.

As our new frontend developer, you will belong to our Development division, consisting of four dedicated agile development teams. Projects are undertaken by small agile teams in close collaboration with the Authors and Products Division securing that our customers have relevant and updated content at hand 24/7. There’s a healthy mix of new greenfield work, as well as improvement of our legacy applications. Our applications are mainly written by using Ruby backend with a React frontend, most are hosted using Docker on the Google Cloud platform.


The role

You will be responsible for frontend development of our main platform, collaborating with your peers performing code reviews and pair programming. Writing high quality code with good test coverage. Shaping the architectural decisions and implementation across portfolio as well as being a team player with an agile mind-set defines you in your daily work. You are passionate about software development and strive for the best user experience for our customers and you find it natural to take ownership of the code-base and set a high standard.


Your skills

We expect you are proficient in JavaScript, Typescript, CSS, React, and that you write tidy and solid code. Testing is built in the work you do. We ensure code readability among projects through linting and using Prettier. Knowledge of Rails or similar MVC-based architecture is a must. We use Docker, Kubernetes, Google Could Platform; work experience with these will be a big plus. On top of those, we use lots of other tools and libraries and knowledge hereof is a good thing and could be: Jest, Tailwind, Storybook, Testcafe, React testing library, Redux, Cypress, Amplitude, Jira, Git, Segment, Webpack, Abstract, Datadog etc.


This is what you bring

To be successful in the role, you will bring great experience in building web frontends. It is a prerequisite that you are a solid practitioner of Test-Driven-Development, as well as you are a proficient and thoughtful programmer with excellent skills. Lastly, great skills within communication and collaboration is an advantage as Karnov Group advocates such culture.


This is what we offer

Karnov Group takes pride in our friendly, inclusive and supportive environment where we inspire one another to be as good as possible. We consider ourselves to be open and direct. Knowledge sharing and discussion is highly valued and encouraged. Karnov Group values diversity; currently we are more than 14 nationalities in our team, and we would be happy to have even more countries represented.

We offer a position in an ambitious company with great opportunities for professional and personal development with competitive salary and bonus, pension and health insurance, 6 weeks holiday and also opportunities for further education and courses. You will have very high skilled colleagues working in a dynamic environment. We believe in close collaboration across the entire business to serve our customers every day. We value diversity and we take pride in acting as role models to always walk the talk and getting things done.


This is how you proceed

If you want to know more about the role or who we are, you are welcome to contact Bjarke Holm-Rubeksen, +45 20 44 33 00. We aim to fill the position as soon as possible and will evaluate applications as they arrive. 


Frontend Software Engineers