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Backend Engineer - Cloud

Location: UK, Croatia, Remote

Join our team either remotely or in one of two locations, London or Zagreb. This role can be based in any location, preferably within the Central European Time (CET) +/-03:00 time zone.

The Team

We are looking for a  Backend Engineer to join our Cloud team to work on our cloud services and products, including Memgraph Cloud, the database as a service offering which allows customers to start, play, and use the power of graphs and graph algorithms with distributed Memgraph clusters, and Memgraph Lab, our data visualization tool that empowers engineers to make smarter decisions about their graph application development.

The Role

As an engineer on the Cloud team, you will develop different web services, applications and tools that manage Memgraph cluster infrastructure on a major cloud provider (AWS).

This position will be focused on leading engineering efforts related to the infrastructure layer of the Memgraph cloud services and products with a strong focus on AWS while also supporting Azure and GCP in the future. Working closely with our Database Core Engineers you will be part of a collaborative culture striving to make data easy at a global scale by integrating distributed Memgraph databases and the cloud with a beautiful user experience. You see the big picture, able to imagine successful technology-driven solutions from start to finish. As a Backend Engineer, you’ll help design, develop, and integrate solutions using best practice technologies, tools, techniques, and products our clients demand today. 

Memgraph Cloud services and products are built on a “MEAN” stack (MemgraphDB, Express, Angular, NodeJS). We generally look for an engineer who has the desire to constantly improve the codebase and wants to enable others to do their job more effectively. Our candidates care deeply about maintainable code and improving software engineering for those around them.



  • BSc college degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or a similar field
  • Proficiency in developing functionality for production web applications written with NodeJS (Express, or other modern frameworks and tools)
  • Experience building modern, scalable server-side applications
  • Experience developing scalable and secure REST API services
  • Experience using distributed version control systems, and in particular git
  • Dedication to writing maintainable, well-tested code, with best practices.
  • Knowledgeable about Javascript’s and Typescript’s quirks, strengths, and weaknesses
  • Familiarity with a CI/CD deployment style
  • Always strives to expand their knowledge
  • Deal well with challenging problems and ability to think abstractly
  • An uncontrollable urge to investigate and solve problems
  • Being comfortable with working in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to work independently and remotely.

Bonus Points

  • Have the ability to develop and own the long-term strategy for large web applications
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum-like environment
  • Experience with Cloud platforms like AWS, Azure or GCP
  • Experience with management of containerized applications (e.g. Kubernetes)
  • Experience using or managing Memgraph or any other graph database, and Cypher query language.

About Memgraph

We are a fast-growing startup in the enterprise software space focusing on developers and helping them solve some of the most complex problems out there using graphs. To depict the massive opportunity ahead, the graph database market is growing 100% year on year, and Gartner predicts the same growth in the future.

This job is a brilliant opportunity for anyone wanting to join still a fairly small, but highly ambitious and dynamic team of professionals, grow further within their area and beyond, have ownership over key aspects of the tech stack, and experience what a growing startup is.

Memgraph is backed by some amazing investors like M12 - Microsoft’s Venture Fund, Heavybit, Connect, and CounterView Capital. We are headquartered in London, UK, with offices in the UK and Zagreb, Croatia.

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Working at Memgraph comes with some awesome perks which we are always working on improving!

Work-life balance

Remote work. Due to the coronavirus situation, work remotely from home with the occasional usage of the office as needed. 

Flexible working hours & time off. With flexible working policies, you’re not only in charge of where but also when you are going to work and when you unwind.

Home office set-up

Equipment for your home office. We provide all the necessary office equipment you need to start working from home, including laptop, monitor, desk, chair, headset, keyboard, mouse, etc.

Monthly work from home allowance, to pitch in for work-from-home costs, including monthly expenses like the Internet.


Flexible sick-leave policy, one that allows you to take an extra day or two off now and then without the need for a doctor's note.

Health insurance & 100% paid sick leave. Preventive care can do a lot to help you stay healthy, but if you do fall ill, take time off from work without losing pay.

Gym membership allowance, to promote your physical and mental health.

And more

Fun events. We enjoy get-togethers and we also make them happen in the remote world. Thursdays are for pub quizzes and board games, and we’re always fishing for new ideas. 

Employee referral incentives, for those invested in the company's future and growth.

Dedicated time for research and learning. Perfect time to validate ideas, focus on work priorities or a side project.

Stock options. Equity stake that gives you a piece of a company's growth and success.