Software-Design and Development

(Lead) Backend Engineer Rust (m/f/d) SAP Signavio


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SAP Signavio  is looking for a Lead Backend Engineer with a focus on Rust to help us build the future of our Business Transformation Suite.
In this role, you will be working in a cross-functional team that values trust, respect, and diversity. We are looking for people who share our passion for creating products that people love to use.To thrive in this role you are someone who works well in teams, enjoys collaborating, and appreciates the importance of communication and feedback.


You will be working from, Garching close to München where you can work with  your team colleagues.



  • Concept and implement our analytical in-memory query engine for Process Mining workloads in a multi-tenant public cloud environment
  • Design algorithms and techniques to ensure sub-second query execution times even on data sets with more than 1 billion rows
  • Operate the query engine service in our SaaS environments based on Kubernetes and Docker
  • Provide an API for other teams to build user-facing applications on top of our analytical infrastructure.
  • Reliability, scalability, cost and sub-second response time are driving KPIs
  • Drive consensus on technical decisions
  • Shape technical direction and vision
  • Review the work of your teammates and mentor them technically


  • Having worked with large-scale data and underlying algorithms for analytics
  • Excellent understanding of column-oriented storage, JIT query compilation and CPU cache pipelines, GPU computing and compression techniques
  • Very good knowledge in relation and graph data management paradigms and data structures
  • In-depth hands-on experience in high performance computing with C++ or Rust
  • Ability to rethink and reshape the existing approaches to deliver superior results
  • Experience in designing complex software architectures and evangelize them across teams
  • Excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated and consistently showing initiative
  • Experienced in mentoring team members and providing feedback
  • Very good communication skills in English
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or the equivalent through a combination of education and related work experience


Being part of a motivated team with flat hierarchies you know the importance of communication and feedback. You are appreciated for your engagement, your constructive input and your relentless drive to improve yourself, the product, and the company.


*Do I need to meet all the requirements to apply?*
Studies by several different sources have shown that, on average, men will apply for a job if they meet 60% of the application requirements. In contrast, women/non-binary people will seek to match a much higher percentage of the requirements before applying.

We encourage everyone to apply and give us a chance to evaluate your skills and experience. We are all learning on the job, and although the listing above has been carefully compiled, we are also open-minded and interested to hear about the value you can bring to the role and Signavio.


*How can I demonstrate that I have particular needs in the application process?*
For people living with disabilities, chronic illnesses, or neurodiversity, adjustments and support can make a decisive difference in the application process. If you need any specific accommodations (tools, time, etc.) and feel comfortable disclosing this, please let us know.


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 Requisition ID:329276 | Work Area: Software-Design and Development | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time or part-time | Additional Locations: Virtual - Germany

Requisition ID:  329276
Posted Date:  May 16, 2022
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Munich, DE, 80636

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