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Senior Backend Engineer (Typescript) - Celonis Labs



Software Engineering
Munich, Germany
Posted on Friday, April 5, 2024

We're Celonis, the global leader in Process Mining technology and one of the world's fastest-growing SaaS firms. We believe there is a massive opportunity to unlock productivity by placing data and intelligence at the core of business processes - and for that, we need you to join us.

About Celonis Labs:

Celonis Labs is an independent R&D unit within Celonis. We look ahead, for Celonis. We go out and identify new business models and validate their potential. We conceptualize what’s new and what’s next. Our inspiration stems from untapped potential in process mining and execution management as well as adjacent markets.

We are seeking a talented Senior Backend Engineer to join our team at Celonis.

The Role:

As a Senior Backend Engineer, you will bring your expertise in backend engineering to our innovative projects and continuously evolving concepts. You will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge cloud technology, stay on top of trends, and drive projects with an ever-increasing degree of independence. This is a unique opportunity for talented engineers to push their boundaries and think big.


  • Innovate beyond our existing products and bring new ideas to life for Celonis
  • Demonstrate a strong command of backend technologies
  • Develop on the backend of our projects and ensure a seamless integration
  • Implement and improve our test strategy to ensure high quality
  • Ensure our solutions are scalable and maintainable and perform well
  • Work closely with your fellow engineers, project managers, and designers to create cohesive and efficient solutions. Collaborate with adjacent teams to drive a holistic project success
  • Learn and grow, not only in technical expertise but also in any other necessary aspects of making our projects reality
  • Brainstorm with the entire Celonis Labs team, research potential solutions, and ultimately bring them to life
  • Be in our Munich office twice per week

Your qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in a technical field (e.g., Computer Science, Software Engineering) or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of experience in backend or full stack engineering roles
  • 5+ years of experience building production-grade software with Typescript, Node.js and its ecosystem
  • Proven experience in building modern distributed systems (ie. scalable and stateless)
  • Proficiency in API design (e.g. REST and openAPI, GraphQL or gRPC)
  • Experience working with databases (e.g. relational DBs or noSQL DBs) and other storage technologies (e.g. blob storage such as AWS S3)
  • Proficiency working with Docker or other containerization technologies
  • Experience working in modern software development teams (Git strategy, CI/CD, Testing, …)
  • Ability to quickly learn new things without tight supervision
  • Ability to understand business problems and the needs of our users
  • Problem-solving attitude
  • Collaborative team spirit
  • Fluent in English

What makes you stand out of the crowd:

  • Experience with behavior-driven development (we use cucumber.js)
  • Understanding of web security best practices, including authentication and authorization mechanisms and protocols (TLS, CORS, Oauth2, OpenID connect, …)
  • Experience building cloud-native applications on AWS
  • Experience in enterprise software development
  • Experience with IaC (we use Terraform)

What Celonis can offer you:

  • The unique opportunity to work with industry-leading process mining technology
  • 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 (equity (restricted stock units), life insurance, time off, generous leave for new parents from day one, and more)
  • Physical and mental well-being support (subsidized gym membership, access to counseling, virtual events on well-being topics, 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

Since 2011, Celonis has helped thousands of the world's largest and most valued companies deliver immediate cash impact, radically improve customer experience and reduce carbon emissions. Its Process Intelligence platform uses industry-leading process mining technology and AI to present companies with a living digital twin of their end-to-end processes. For the first time, everyone in an organisation has a common language about how the business works, visibility into where value is hidden and the ability to capture it. Celonis is headquartered in Munich (Germany) and New York (USA) and has more than 20 offices worldwide.

Join us as we make processes work for people, companies and the planet.

Celonis is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Different makes us better.

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