Budapest: (Senior) Frontend Developer

This is your opportunity to be part of a start-up within a big multinational organization! Join us as Frontend Developer - Self-Service Applications.

Meltwater is setting up a new team in Budapest, Hungary. The Self-Service Applications team will be developing web and mobile applications that offer a subset of our product portfolio in a self-service business model. The team will be headquartered in our office close to Kálvin tér in Budapest, and collaborate closely with other teams in the US and Eastern Europe.

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  • become the go-to UI guy in the Self-Service Applications team
  • work with our UI Lead and designer in San Francisco to bring designs to life
  • build all aspects of Self-Service Applications


  • Expert at building JavaScript-heavy Ruby on Rails apps
  • Well-versed with modern HTML and CSS
  • Ability to take ownership of all parts of a web project
  • Understand how to optimize browser and Rails performance issues
  • Understanding of general user experience and UI design principles


  • expose the Apps you build to a large international audience - your work matters!
  • work on your own time / we are flexible
  • choose your own hardware - as long as it is a Mac :)
  • contribute to open source projects
  • take risks, and learn new things (how does Node.js and AngularJS sound?)
  • work in a team with very diverse skill sets (NLP, Big data)
  • report directly to the Manager of the Self-Service Applications team


Excited by this challenge? Send applications and questions to:

Provide the following information:

  • résumé (CV), including your contact details
  • project portfolio - what have you built before?
  • code samples (e.g. github account)

We are looking forward to your application and to getting to know you.