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SAP Leanix

Senior Backend Engineer (f/m/d) - NodeJs

location icon Dresden
Software Development

How would you feel about working on one of the most prominent areas of our product? If that sounds exciting to you, this might be the perfect opportunity to you. Our team is responsible for the entire Dashboard experience, which allows our customers to:

  • Quickly understand the state of their IT Landscape and ongoing changes
  • Gain strategic insights in business-critical large-scale IT transformation projects
  • Drive decisions that accelerate their speed of innovation

We are looking for an enthusiastic S enior Backend Engineer to join our cross-functional customer-centric team. You are the perfect candidate, if you are passionate about delivering customer value, technical excellence and working collaboratively as part of a diverse team.

WHY SHOULD YOU CARE? Well, there are multiple reasons:

  • Our products are industry-leading with happy customers and a NPS of 70. Our culture of empowered product teams means we solve problems instead of implementing features. We drive our efforts through close contact with our customers and measuring how they use our products.
  • We're on a strong growth trajectory and operate on a large global scale. With becoming a part of SAP we are able to grow & accelerate even more.
  • We build it, we run it. We ensure customers can rely on resilient and performant products. We stay ahead of trouble through a high degree of automation, alerting, SRE practises and On-Call. There is no dedicated operations department in place at SAP LeanIX.
  • We prioritise continuous improvement, collaboration and knowledge sharing. We constantly iterate on our engineering practices and skills to build a software architecture that supports fun at work and long term success of the business.
  • We value open access to leadership, transparency and personal development. We successfully enabled many software engineers to grow along with the company into engineering manager or technical lead positions. You’ll continue this success story while we offer you opportunities to grow.
  • We value a healthy work-life balance and our employees make room for interests and relations outside of their job. We offer a hybrid working environment, providing a high grade of flexibility while meeting colleagues in one of our offices from time to time.


  • Design, implement & own scaleable, resilient & secure backend services that power our in-app dashboard & analytics experiences
  • Tweak the limits of our databases to ensure smooth response times while dealing with billions of rows
  • Explore & implement GenAI based features
  • Option to contribute to our frontend based on micro frontends with Angular
  • Collaboratively shape the products we build with a product-minded engineering mindset
  • Continuous improvement of our architecture, CI/CD pipelines and codebase
  • Passionate colleagues who are looking forward to share knowledge (!) and learn from you
  • Shape the way we work. You know a technology that will improve our daily work or our product? Bring it on! Active participation is the name of the game.
  • Node.js microservices (Typescript)
  • PostgreSQL
  • Infrastructure based on Azure ecosystem, Kubernetes, & Docker
  • API technologies such as REST and GraphQL
  • Event-driven architecture
  • Modern CI/CD toolchains (e.g. Github Actions, Feature Toggling)
  • Angular (Micro) Frontends (TypeScript, Tailwind, NgRx, Nx, Jest)
  • Monitoring & Alerting using Instana
  • Product Usage Tracking using Amplitude & Azure Log Analytics

Further details can be found .


We are looking for someone who likes to:

  • Live by our
  • Solve architectural challenges and deliver customer value in a SaaS product environment
  • Collaborate with Product Management & UI/UX teams as part of a customer focussed team
  • Turn ambiguity of complex and fuzzy requirements into working software solutions
  • Ship code daily or even more often
  • Take ownership of entire functionalities and lead technical topics
  • Build state-of-the-art & high quality SaaS products
  • Continuously learn, be proactive and curious
  • Mentor other team members & supports them to grow
  • Work in a fast-paced, agile environment


  • 4+ years working experience with Node.js & Typescript (SaaS environment preferably)
  • Strong relational database experience (ACID, Query optimisation, scaling techniques)
  • Open communication style, strong spoken and written communication skills in English
  • Technical leadership skills
  • Ability and willingness to work on-site in our Bonn or Berlin office at least 20% of your time. Kindly note: We are only accepting applications from candidates based in Germany.

Bonus points:

  • Knowledge and interest in data engineering (e.g. ETL, STAR, Datawarehouses)
  • Experience in in frontend development using component oriented frameworks (e.g. Angular)

At SAP LeanIX Product and Engineering, we embrace a hybrid remote work model, which allows us the benefits of in-person collaboration along with the flexibility to work from home as needed. Therefore, we hire only within commuting distance to our hubs in Bonn, Ljubljana, Berlin, and Dresden, and we expect our employees to come to the office multiple times per week.

SAP LeanIX, company, is a market leader for enterprise architecture management (EAM), driving the modernization of IT landscapes and continuous business transformation. Its software-as-a-service solutions empower organizations to create transparency, enabling them to visualize, assess and manage the transition towards their target IT architecture. By offering a data-driven and automated approach enhanced with AI, SAP LeanIX helps organizations make sound decisions and collaborate more effectively. SAP LeanIX serves over 1,300 companies globally across various industries, including more than 10% of the Fortune 500 and half of the German DAX 40. Headquartered in Bonn, and offices in Munich and Berlin (Germany), SAP LeanIX also has a strong international presence with offices in Boston (USA), London (UK), Paris (France), Amsterdam (Netherlands), and Ljubljana (Slovenia). In November 2023, LeanIX became part of SAP. For more information, visit . Your application information might be therefore shared across both SAP and SAP LeanIX recruiting and hiring teams.

SAP LeanIX is not just a product, in fact it‘s a great place to work. Colleagues (650+) from dozens of countries jointly make our vision reality. We believe in transparent communication, personal development, diverse workforce, innovation by creating ideas that prove useful and that our world-class team deserves the best software stack money can buy.

At SAP LeanIX we have a Hybrid Work Mode which means you work remotely from your home office and work from one of our offices. SAP LeanIX teams and team members decide together on the work mode which suits them best. Next to that, we have great benefits for you,

SAP LeanIX is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is vital to driving the growth and success of our company. If you need an equitable interview process alternative, please let our team know at

All applicants will receive consideration for employment based on experience, qualifications, and competencies. SAP LeanIX will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, belief, political affiliation, union membership, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

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