Senior Software Engineer, Backend - Optimize


Who Is Camunda? 

Camunda enables organizations to orchestrate processes across people, systems, and devices to continuously overcome complexity and increase efficiency. With Camunda, business users and developers collaborate using BPMN to model end-to-end processes and run sophisticated automation with the speed, scale, and resilience required to stay competitive. Hundreds of enterprises such as Atlassian, ING, and Vodafone design, orchestrate, and improve business-critical processes with Camunda to accelerate digital transformation. To learn more visit

Annually recognized by Deloitte among top high-growth companies, Camunda operates as a global, remote organization.

What You’ll Be Doing:

The Optimize team is responsible for building the Business Intelligence component of the Camunda Stack. Optimize leverages Elasticsearch to import and store data collected during process execution, enabling users to create reports, share process intelligence, analyze bottlenecks, and examine areas for improvement within a business.

We are a cross-functional and diverse team, collaborating together to build a product that serves our customers in both self-managed and cloud environments. As a team, we are passionate about code quality, knowledge sharing and collaborating together to build the features that bring value to our customers.

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer, Backend to join the team to help us design and implement new user-facing features within Optimize, as well as improve its functionality and performance as we scale to support an ever increasing volume of process execution data in a cloud environment.

This is a remote role and can be based anywhere where we are eligible to hire, please find a list of available countries here. Please note that the majority of this team is based in the EMEA region and an overlap of 3-4 in working hours is required for collaboration.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Further development and improvement of our business intelligence product
  • Working with our Product Manager to define and implement features that bring value to our customers
  • Helping us continue improving the reliability, stability, and security of our project
  • Supporting customers by root causing, analyzing and resolving issues
  • Identifying areas of improvement within the codebase and development process, and driving forward the changes required to address them

What You Bring:

  • Ability and/or willingness to use our product
  • 5+ years of experience as a Backend Engineer, preferably working with Java or another JVM language.
  • You thrive in taking ownership of the codebase, as well as how you deploy and operate software. You are comfortable with the “you build it, you run it” mindset
  • Strong analytical problem-solving and root-causing skills with attention to detail and consistency
  • Experience in building, improving and maintaining CI pipelines


  • Experience working with:
    • Elasticsearch
    • Spring
    • Docker
    • Kubernetes
    • Maven
  • A strong communicator who enjoys sharing knowledge and learnings with and beyond the team
  • A passion for clean code and a skill for writing automated tests to maintain a quality codebase and product

If you don’t think you meet all of the criteria but are still interested in the job, please apply.  Nobody checks every box - we’re looking for candidates that are particularly strong in a few areas, and have some interest and capabilities in others.

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What We Have to Offer:


Below is the annual Total Target Cash Compensation (Total Cash) range for Camundi located in one of our entities. Total Cash refers to base salary and 100% attainment of variable target, where applicable. Actual Total Cash offered will depend on factors such as skills and qualifications related to the role. To comprise the Total Rewards package, Camunda also offers equity (where applicable) in the form of a Virtual Employee Stock Option Plan and benefits based on the country of residence. 

The annual Total Cash range for this position for Camundi in our entities is as follows: 

  • United States: $123000 to $184400
  • Germany: €81800 to €122700
  • United Kingdom: £79700 to £119500
  • Singapore: S$152700 to S$229000

If you are outside one of these countries, you would be employed by our Preferred Employer Organization (PEO), Remote. After applying for the role and speaking with one of our Talent Acquisition Partners, you will be provided a link to access the Camunda Total Rewards Calculator which will outline the Total Cash range for your country. 

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  • A remote culture that enables you to work remotely as much as you’d like to. We believe talent is global! 
  • A home office equipment budget and the choice of hardware. Mac, Windows, Linux - you choose what works best for you or/and you can work from a coworking space.
  • We support our employees in maintaining a healthy work/life balance, so we offer and encourage flexible time off at Camunda. Use your flexible time for anything that helps you recharge your batteries or maintain your life outside of work. 
  • A clear mind is a healthy mind; we offer a Headspace subscription and pay towards your fitness activities.
  • Social interactions are important to us! Each year, Camunda hosts a company-wide get-together in new and exciting locations. In 2024, we will be heading off to the Dominican Republic. Find out more about past annual retreats.
  • Inclusive culture based on our FAITH values; quarterly performance reviews and employee engagement surveys to make sure you feel heard and valued.
  • We understand that our employees contribute immeasurably to Camunda’s success. To allow employees to benefit from that success, every Camunda employee is offered virtual shares from our Virtual Stock Option Plan (VSOP)
  • More of what we offer globally & in your country can be found here.

"Everyone is welcome at Camunda” — this is a celebrated component of our culture. We strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our people.  At Camunda, we honour diverse cultures and backgrounds and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to gender, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexual orientation, age, disability or any other protected characteristics under applicable law.  We are looking forward to your application!

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