Personio

Personio

Munich, DE

Staff Engineer – Backend (m/f/d)

At Personio we are on the amazing journey to become the leading HR Platform in Europe!

Join our international Product & Engineering team and take an active role in shaping our engineering culture and the future of thousands of HR teams and organizations across Europe. At Personio you will have a direct impact on our product, our users, our organization, and our engineering practices.

Role & Responsibilities

As a Staff Engineer you will be a bar raiser within the Personio Engineering organization and address some of the most difficult technical challenges. How you address each challenge is up to you – coding hands-on to prototype a solution, holding technical presentations or conducting brainstorming sessions with engineers from other tribes to tackle a certain problem – it’s up to you! This is a high impact role and you will be in the lead to create the long-term technical strategy for one of Personio’s main product components.

  • Lead high-impact and large-scale technical projects across the tribe and department.
  • Continuously raise the bar for engineering at Personio by mentoring engineers across the tribe and interviewing for new talent.
  • Drive an engineering culture of quality and innovation across teams.
  • Proactively seek out new areas/common problems to be tackled by your tribe.
  • Contribute to knowledge sharing and tech branding through blogging and representing Personio at conferences & tech events.

How we work

  • We are transforming our PHP application into Kotlin microservices
  • We are a product company so our teams are organised in a mission-based cross-functional fashion. You will work with other Backend Engineers, Frontend Engineers, Designers, Product Managers & Engineering Managers within and outside of your tribe.
  • We have a “you built it, you run it” attitude and CI/CD is our second nature – we use AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, and GitLab to implement it!

Why Personio?

  • Outstanding communication skills to provide technical guidance and leadership.
  • Ability to navigate technical debates & drive technical alignment.
  • Passion to enable others & be a force multiplier.
  • Exceptional experience designing, developing and operating business critical distributed systems at scale.
  • Extensive experience in building a technical strategy and driving it across multiple teams.
  • Proven experience in hiring, mentoring and developing engineering talent.
  • Willingness to work hands-on as a developer with a focus on complex problems with high impact.
  • Experience in open source contribution and tech branding activities.

About Personio

Enabling Better Organizations. Being a Personio means being part of something big. It means shaping the future of HR, the future of our company and at the very same time: your own. As one of the fastest-growing B2B SaaS companies in Europe, we have a great product, an amazing team with more than 300 employees and a market that is only waiting to be developed. By now we already have more than 1600 customers, but we aim high: Our goal is to build the leading HR platform in Europe. At Personio, we believe in hiring people like you - ambitious, forward-thinkers who want to be more than just another employee. Will you be one of them?