Backend Engineer

Budgeting & Resourcing team

Want to work in a dynamic product team and develop Productive’s backend apps? This could be the job for you.


Productive’s aim is to provide agencies with a complete and real-time overview of their business.


We’re looking for experienced engineers to develop our backend architecture.

This role pays a range of:

EUR 3,300 – 4,650 gross for an employment contract

EUR 3,950 5,580 for a B2B contract

With an equity grant:

USD 17,000 – 40,000 in stock options
(4 years with a 1 year cliff)

The challenges and learning opportunities are endless. We’re a team of 35 engineers building a complete, end-to-end platform where digital agencies run their businesses.

Wanna take a peek into our platform? Check out a live demo of our resource planning module.


This job requires maintaining a balance between technical problem solving, optimizing for delivery and stability, and sharing knowledge with other team members.


Top of the market salary and stock options grant in a fast-growing SaaS business

A well organized and relaxed working environment

Interesting product and technical challenges (why use Jira if you can build a better one yourself?)

Working at our Zagreb office or remotely

Check out the other benefits of working at Productive here


Planning, developing, and ultimately owning product features

Writing & maintaining automated tests

Using analytics data to help inform technical decisions

Deploying to production several times a week, based on our release process

Building a knowledge base for the entire team

Reviewing pull requests from other team members and getting your PRs reviewed

Providing technical support to other colleagues as you become more familiar with the product

With the rest of the team, you will build a resilient, service-oriented architecture and deploy your code multiple times a day without the fear of breaking things. This journey will be challenging as the product scales, but hey—you’ll be surrounded by great people and work in a relaxed atmosphere.


As a member of the Budgeting and Resourcing team you’ll be immersed in the financial and organizational aspect of Productive. This includes modules such as budgeting, sales pipelines, and resource scheduling. Our focus is on delivering comprehensive features that help users gain meaningful insight into their business, while maintaining quality and stability.

Visit the links to learn more about these modules.


Let’s See If We’re
a Match

The ideal candidate for this role is a software engineer with 3+ years of industry experience, preferably in building backend applications.

If you recognize yourself in some of the following characteristics, we will be happy to meet you:

Understanding of APIs and web development in general

Knowledge of at least one backend stack (Rails, Django, Laravel, ASP.NET, etc.)

Knowledge of SQL and NoSQL database architecture (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, etc.)

Some experience with CI/CD systems, microservices architecture and AWS stack

Interest in educating others and helping your team grow together

A drive to improve both technical architecture and development processes

This is the sort of background we are generally looking for, but these criteria are not set in stone. We’ll consider all applicants.

How To Land This Job

If you think we can live up to your expectations and you’re willing to share your experience and knowledge, apply using the form below. Please send us your CV or a link to your LinkedIn profile.

Our hiring process is simple and discrete. During two video calls, you’ll meet our team and have an opportunity to ask them anything about Productive. We’ll try to get to know you and assess your skills. If we’re a match—you can expect an offer in no time.

If you have any questions, you can contact us by sending an email to

Here’s a Sneak Peek of What You’ll Be Working On

Curious about the look and feel of Productive? If you made it here, we know you are.

Benefits We Offer

Learning and Development

Honest, two-way feedback is the foundation of our growth. Every six months, we do 360 reviews to discuss what’s good and what could be better.

Working On One Product

We’re on a mission to be the best tool for running an agency – in the world.
Join us in developing one product.

Educational Budget

If you’re eager to learn, we’re eager to help. Each teammate gets an educational budget to buy books, attend courses or visit conferences.

Tailor Work Hours and Your Location

We’re flexible with your working hours and where you work, as long as you align with your team’s priorities.

Sponsored Health Checks

Each year you get a full check-up at a private clinic. It’s on us.

Fun and Games Budget

Each month, your team gets a new budget to hang out and have fun.

Free Snacks at the Office

Coffee, tea, fresh fruit, sweet and savory snacks galore at the office.

Paid Vacation for All

We wouldn’t have it any other way.

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