Berlin, DE

VP of Core (Product) Foundation Engineering

About the team

The Miro Core Product and Developer Platform teams are responsible for one of our most crucial functions of the Miro product. These include the board server, product backend and its business logic, as well as the external developer’s platform allowing external integration into our platform.

Our customers count on us for collaboration services and smooth user experience on heavy collaborative sessions (with 500+ participants), so we strive constantly to provide the highest quality products, enhance our collaboration capabilities, and provide the functionality to empower customers and help them become more efficient. Our board server is one of the most complex products, considering the challenging performance requirements, and providing support for extremely powerful client applications to enable rendering of large amounts of elements for hundreds of users in real-time.

About the role

Miro is looking for a VP of Engineering to join us on our mission to make a seamless online collaboration experience for all. 

As VP of Core Foundation Engineering, you will be accountable for the foundation of Miro’s core product, including engineering strategy and alignment with Miro’s overall product and engineering roadmap.

Building and scaling our engineering organization for supporting key components and foundations in the product, setting up engineering processes, and delivering high-quality outcomes with your org in a timely manner.

What you’ll do

  • Grow and develop Miro’s foundation engineering, the backend logic, client core, board server, developer’s platform and external integrations
  • Develop, communicate, and execute the technical product strategy and roadmap for your organization
  • Build and scale operational processes and contribute to the overall engineering practices
  • Communicate strategy, tactics, and progress to the team and stakeholders
  • Develop teams, talents, and leaders within your organization

What you’ll need

  • 12+ years industry experience, ~5+ yrs experience at Sr Dir+ level
  • Preference to agile software product development companies, SaaS and B2C
  • Experience building and leading multi-functional distributed engineering teams (100+ people), with preference to European markets
  • Strong emphasis on senior operational and people management at scale, engineering excellence, productivity and execution
  • Strong prioritization and project management skills and understanding of business impact for various solutions
  • Result focused, data-driven engineering strategy development skills in a cross functional environment
  • Good understanding of product requirements and ability to align with technical strategy

What’s in it for you

  • Competitive equity package
  • Travel allowance for your commute
  • Lunch, snacks and drinks provided when back in the office
  • Allowance to facilitate remote working during WFH period
  • Weekly team activities (even virtually) to keep the spirits high
  • Opportunity to work for a globally diverse team
  • Inspiring workplace in Amsterdam or Berlin

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, 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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