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UX Researcher (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich

About us

Enabling Better Organizations.

Personio is a fast growing HR SaaS start-up based in Munich. It offers a holistic HR and applicant management software designed for companies with 10 to 1000 employees. Personio plays a critical role in making the day-to-day operations of more than 900 HR teams more efficient and transparent. We are a bunch of fun, international people striving to build the leading one-stop HR platform in Europe.

Job description
At Personio we believe that understanding our users is core to creating meaningful, best-in-class, user experiences. To support us on that goal, we are looking for a UX Researcher (m/f/d) to join our Product Design team and help us bring our software to the next level.

As a UX Researcher (m/f/d), you will be an integral part of our product development process, collecting and connecting insights while collaborating closely with other UX Researchers, Product Managers, Designers, and Engineers on finding alternatives to enhance our product experience.

Your tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Support the early discovery and scoping of topics, helping to chunk larger challenges into smaller, more manageable initiatives
  • Use qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research to understand our customers, products, and competition
  • Making insights visible and accessible, helping us understand the goals, needs, and challenges of our customers and where our product fits into their workflows
  • Contribute to product strategy through user insights, so that our strategy aligns with the most pressing user issues and their solution
Your profile
  • You have a degree in Interaction design, HCI, Psychology or can show equivalent work experience
  • You are passionate about cognitive sciences and the thought processes behind human perception and behavior
  • You are very detail-oriented and consider yourself to be empathic and a strong communicator
  • You are a team player, appreciate feedback and thrive in collaborative environments
  • You are familiar with prototyping
  • You understand the technical constraints and capabilities of development and are able to communicate your findings effectively to engineers and UI designers
  • You have a good command of the English and German languages (at least C1 level)
Why us
  • Relocation support to Munich
  • Market-proven, well-funded and fast growing company ($54.3M funding acquired to date)
  • Direct impact on the daily work of tens of thousands of users
  • Creative environment with talented and ambitious team members
  • High-end hardware, noise-cancelling headphones
  • 1.500 EUR of development budget per year for attending conferences, courses, buying books
  • Regular team events, including office dinners, skiing trips, and parties
  • Unu electric scooter of your choice as "company car" (see or an additional payment for a yearly public transportation ticket
  • 26 paid vacation days, and 3 days of home office per month
  • Office in the heart of Munich (near Hauptbahnhof)

Your application

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