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Senior Software Engineer

Join Collibra’s Engineering Team as a Senior Software Engineer (Backend) in Prague. 

The Software Engineering team at Collibra is a team of builders around the world, characterized by a love for innovative technology, a desire to solve problems, and a never-ending goal to build simple, elegant products that delight customers and simplify all levels of data engagement. 

Guided by Agile principles, the software engineering team leads with confidence, knowing that today’s problems require tomorrow’s solutions. This is a hybrid position based in Prague.

Senior Backend Engineers at Collibra are responsible for

  • Estimating, developing and maintaining new features to further improve our products.
  • Establishing strong relationships across multiple teams to achieve results and partnering with others to implement new functionalities with an emphasis on quality.
  • Developing efficient clean code, serving as an expert in best practices for coding and mentoring more junior members.
  • Following agile processes (e.g. Scrum or Kanban) to make sure your deliverables are visible for the entire team and company stakeholders.
  • Demonstrating results / functionality / changes / recommendations.
  • Taking direct ownership of challenges found and working collaboratively through these with others by sharing your ideas.
  • Leading efforts to design, innovate and build software that is both stable and meets customer requirements.

You have

  • Professional expertise in scaling Java applications, demonstrable understanding of best practices and function with Spring or Spring Boot, and experience with Relational Databases (preferably PostgresQL) 
  • Experience partnering - or leading - through architectural design translation to development
  • Work experience in building and designing SaaS software for deployment to the Cloud and knowledge of OO principles, Design Patterns, functional programming and clean code principles
  • Experience in following agile process (Scrum) to make sure your deliverables are visible for the entire team and company stakeholders
  • You must have a work authorization to work in Prague, CZ.
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent related working experience is required.

You are

  • Interested in technology and have the capability to adapt to new technologies.
  • Agile-minded, optimistic, passionate, and pragmatic about delivering valuable software to customers.
  • Someone who puts quality first and has a passion for good design and clean code.
  • Able to work productively with a geographically distributed remote team and able to mentor and advise other engineers you work with on the scrum team.
  • Empathetic to the customer’s needs with a strong desire to solve their problems.

Reporting to Collibra’s Manager of Software Engineering, Senior Backend Engineer’s measures of success are

  • Within your first month, you will get familiar with the environment we use, the way we implement software as an organization, simple business use cases and submit code to production.
  • Within your second month, you will implement new user stories with quality and care, and understand what value they will bring to our customers.  
  • Within your sixth month, you will be a productive member of the team, reliably delivering quality code, participating in testing and on your way to many interesting challenges and growth opportunities.

Benefits at Collibra

Collibra recognizes and values that everyone has different needs, interests, and life goals. We built our {Be}well benefits program with flexibility in mind to support you and your loved ones through a diverse range of circumstances and life events. These flexible offerings sit on a foundation of competitive compensation, health coverage, and time off.

Professional Development

Collibrians are ambitious and inventive, and we want to develop our skills individually and as a team. You’ll have access to development opportunities, as well as other rewards and recognition programs to help grow your career.

Health Coverage

We strive to remain locally competitive and globally equitable. This means comprehensive offerings including medical, dental, vision, and mental health benefits for you and your family.

Paid Time Off and Flexibility

We offer global leave policies for a variety of personal and family circumstances, company-wide wellness days off throughout the year, meeting-free Wednesdays, and a flexible culture to help balance your work and your life.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We create inclusion and belonging through how we onboard, meet, connect, engage, and communicate. Learn more about diversity, equity, and inclusion at Collibra.

Learn more about Collibra’s benefits.

At Collibra, we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer – which ties directly to our core value, “open, direct, and kind.” We realize the key to creating a company with a world-class culture and employee experience comes from who we hire and creating a workplace that celebrates everyone. If you have a need that requires accommodation, let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.


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