Berlin, DE

Senior Engineering Manager, Canvas Experience


About the team

The Canvas Experience team is responsible for our content creation experience. This large and complex part of Miro’s user experience is one of our key areas of innovation with the goal of always surprising our customers. In order to do that this domain is responsible for areas like basic widgets (e.g strikers, shapes, texts, images, frames, etc) and basic usability (e.g create, navigate, consume), smart mechanics that will allow our users  to create amazing content in an effortless way, import-export & copy-paste capabilities, and ways to organize boards content.

About the role

As the Canvas Experience engineering manager, you will be accountable for the entire Canvas Experience engineering, its technical strategy and keeping it in alignment with the overall company product and engineering roadmap. You will build and scale the engineering organization for supporting canvas experience, set up engineering processes and deliver high-quality outcomes with your organization in a timely manner.

What you’ll do

  • Build and lead an engineering team, growing from 15 to 25+ engineers in 6-12 months
  • Define & scale operational processes within the Canvas Experience organisation and contribute to the overall engineering practices of the company
  • Build, communicate and execute technical strategy and canvas experience roadmap, making sure it is aligned with other teams and stakeholders
  • Work on the engineering delivery process of the Canvas Experience ensuring engineering excellence (quality, speed and performance)
  • Coach and manage TLs within their area of responsibility
  • Grow core Miro’s engineering culture values and encourage professional growth

What you’ll need

  • Broad engineering and people management experience (SaaS B2B/B2C2B companies are a plus)
  • Experience building customer facing features and frontend applications using Angular or React in a high load environment
  • Experience on building and leading an engineering function of 15 to 25+ people as well as managing managers
  • Experience on managing distributed teams
  • Strong prioritization and project management skills, understanding of business impact for various solutions
  • Result focused, data-driven engineering strategy development skills
  • Good understanding of product requirements and ability to align with technical strategy
  • Strong execution skills in a cross-functional environment with multiple stakeholders
  • Understanding trade-offs for different architectures, comfortable making decisions and argument them
  • Proficiency in English, the main communication language at Miro

What’s in it for you

  • Stock Option Grant
  • Allowance to facilitate remote working during WFH period
  • Weekly remote team activities to keep the spirits high
  • Opportunity to work for a truly global multicultural team
  • Lunch, snacks and drinks provided when back in the office

About Miro

Miro is an online collaborative whiteboard platform that enables distributed teams to work effectively together, from running brainstorming sessions and workshops to planning projects, from designing new products and services to facilitating agile ceremonies. Miro is trusted by Dell, Cisco, Deloitte, Okta, Datadog, Shopify, and many more global companies of all sizes.

We are a team of dreamers. We look for individuals who dream big, work hard, and above all stay humble. Collaboration is at the heart of what we do and through our work together we hope to create a supportive, welcoming, and innovative environment. We strive to play as a team to win the world and create a better version of ourselves every day. If this sounds like something that excites you, we want to hear from you! 

At Miro, we strive to create and foster an environment of belonging and collaboration across cultural differences.
Miro’s mission — Empower teams to create the next big thing — is how we think about our product, people, and culture. We believe that creating big things requires diverse and inclusive teams. Diversity invites all talent with different demography, identities and styles to step in, and inclusion invites them to step closer together. Every day, we are working to build a more diverse Miro, cultivate a sense of belonging for future and current Mironeers around the world, and foster an environment where everyone can collaborate and embrace differences.

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