Staff Engineer - Celonis Labs



Munich, Germany
Posted on Saturday, November 4, 2023

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.

The Role:

As a Staff Engineer, you will bring your general software engineering expertise 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.
  • Ownership of implementation and delivery of assigned projects.
  • Demonstrate functional leadership in our engineering team.
  • Ensure high quality and continuously improve procedures and practices.
  • 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.

Your qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in a technical field (e.g., Computer Science, Software Engineering) or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of software engineering experience
  • 7+ years of experience as Backend Engineer using Node.js and Javascript or preferably Typescript
  • Proficient in building cloud-native distributed systems.
  • Able to demonstrate a generalist skill set across multiple technical areas besides the Backend, such as Frontend, DevOps, Cloud Infrastructure and Networking.
  • Ability to analyse and design complex software.
  • Experience building scalable, fault-tolerant distributed systems.
  • Proven background in building cloud-native software in the Kubernetes ecosystem, as well as with and on Hyperscalers such as AWS.
  • Deep understanding of modern engineering practices (Git strategy, CI/CD, testing, …) and how to apply these to enable a team of multiple engineers.
  • Problem-first attitude: you’re able to understand the needs of our customers and see technology as a means to an end, not an end in itself.
  • Ability to quickly learn new things without tight supervision.
  • Problem-solving attitude.
  • Collaborative team spirit.
  • Fluent in English.

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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