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Senior Staff Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Munich, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2023
We're Celonis, the global leader in execution management and process mining technology, and one of the 50 most valuable private companies in the world. We believe that every company can unlock its full execution capacity - and for that, we need you to join us.

The Team:

We, as Extractor Teams at Celonis, bring the customer data into the EMS (Execution Management System), we are the entry point for our customers. We are responsible for extracting data from a wide variety of source systems (JDBC based and cloud databases, and streaming solutions) in a performant, robust and scalable way. In addition to our in-house built native integrations, we also give our customers a possibility to build their own extractor via a low-code development tool. We continuously work on improving data integration experience.


  • Lead in technical architecture and setting the technical vision within Extractors area.
  • Oversee the development and implementation for highly complex applications, tools, systems and workflows.
  • Lead the exploration of new trends, technologies and information, and evaluate these trends to pitch applicable projects that impacts Celonis through innovation.
  • Receive work in the form of objectives that regularly require innovation around original ideas.
  • Translate targeted solutions into end-to-end architectural designs.
  • Independently own multiple large problem spaces with significant ambiguity.
  • Consistently demonstrate ability to go deep into a variety of domains.
  • Communicate well to all levels of product development and across the company.
  • Navigate open-ended technical and workflow discussions, helping reach conclusions or constructive next steps.
  • Proactively engage with internal and external peers and management to develop unprecedented solutions.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • 15+ years of professional software development experience.
  • Expert knowledge and hands-on experience in an object-oriented programming language (ideally Java) and design patterns.
  • Exhibit excellent programming skills and a strong ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues.
  • Have a strong background in architecting reusable large-scale software components, developing scalable and highly available microservices, and a good understanding of interrelationships between software components and systems.
  • Skilled in driving technical solutions to complex and ambiguous problems, with a focus on stability and scalability, and with cross-team collaboration.
  • Experienced working with cloud technologies, as well as with threading, concurrency, and performance tuning.
  • Experience in building integrations with different databases, designing data pipelines, and dealing with big data is a big plus.
  • Experienced in measuring, managing, and resolving technical debt to ensure the long-term viability of software systems.
  • Possess strong facilitation and communication skills, both in written and oral forms.
  • Capable of supporting and coaching mid- to senior-level colleagues.

What Celonis can offer you:

  • The unique opportunity to work within a new category of technology, Execution Management
  • Investment in your personal growth and skill development (clear career paths, internal mobility opportunities, L&D platform, mentorships, and more)
  • Great compensation and benefits packages (stock options, retirement plan, generous time off, family leave from day one, and more)
  • Mental well-being support (mindfulness tools such as Headspace, virtual events, and more)
  • A global and growing team of Celonauts from diverse backgrounds to learn from and work with
  • An open-minded culture with innovative, autonomous teams
  • Business Resource Groups to help you feel connected, valued and seen (Black@Celonis, Women@Celonis, Parents@Celonis, Pride@Celonis, Resilience@Celonis, and more)
  • A clear set of company values that guide everything we do: Live for Customer Value, The Best Team Wins, We Own It, and Earth Is Our Future

About Us

Celonis reveals and fixes inefficiencies businesses can’t see, enabling them to perform at levels they never thought possible. Powered by its market-leading process mining core, the Celonis Execution Management System provides a full set of platform capabilities for business executives and users to eliminate billions in corporate inefficiencies, provide better customer experience and reduce carbon emissions. Celonis has thousands of implementations with global customers and is headquartered in Munich, Germany and New York City, USA with more than 23 offices worldwide.

Celonis is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment and equal opportunity in all aspects of employment. We will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination or harassment of any kind. We make all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, color, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship status, religion, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other factor protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws. As a US federal contractor, we are committed to the principles of affirmative action in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Different makes us better.

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