C++ Software Engineer

Celonis

Celonis

Software Engineering
Munich, Germany
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 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.

The Team:

You will be part of the Core Mining Engine team, which enables our customers to interactively process mine enterprise-sized data sets. To achieve this goal we developed our own analytical database. In order to handle the strong growth of our customer base and their demands we heavily invest in the performance and scalability of the Core Mining Engine.

The Role:

For our Performance Squad within the Core Mining Engine team, we are looking for a C++ Software Engineer with solid experience in modern C++ and profound knowledge of database internals and/or theory and practice of high-performance applications. As part of a talented engineering team, you’ll develop and implement new concepts and algorithms for our Core Mining Engine, increase the reliability and performance of existing components, and take ownership of future innovations of our core product.

The work you’ll do:

  • Develop new concepts for next-generation query engine architectures including data management and query processing
  • Challenge and benchmark solutions using performance engineering principles
  • Contribute and shape development and maintenance processes
  • Take responsibility for the performance and scalability of our solutions and support in problem-solving and optimization

The qualifications you need:

  • A university degree in computer science or comparable education
  • Knowledge of parallel system and concurrent algorithms
  • Knowledge of SQL and database internals
  • Experience in C++ (ideally C++23) or Rust - other languages are a plus
  • Experience with Linux, scripting languages, Conan, cmake, profilers is a plus
  • Analytical mind and a great understanding of advanced algorithms
  • An understanding of performance and scalability with a curiosity about how things work and a drive to improve them
  • Excellent communication skills 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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