Amsterdam, Netherlands

Senior Engineering Manager (Database as a Service)

About the role

Miro is on a hyper-growth trajectory, scaling very fast and attracting world-class talent to support the business growth and stay ahead of the game. The engineering organization here is a unique group of people who are on a mission to create the best innovation platform out there.

The Database as a Service team has the next goals: enable Miro growth up to 1 billion users by providing scalable and reliable database solutions, empower the entire engineering group to deliver value to customers frequently and efficiently by providing smooth experience with data-storage services and strong database expertise, ensure data security and data governance for Miro's Enterprise customers.

Each role at Miro is based in one of our physical hubs, and we look for talent that wants to be part of these local, collaborative communities. Mironeers work in a hybrid model, with 3 days a week in the office culture as our baseline.

About the team

Your role will be to define the strategy and build a strong team that will work on a Database as a Service to enable scale from hundreds of database instances to thousands with proper automation, observability, incident management, security, and core services.

What you’ll do

  • Develop and drive Data Storage strategy at Miro in partnership with the team and partners from different engineering streams.
  • Continuously communicate the vision and strategy to the entire engineering team, handle feedback and find optimal ways to deliver new and improved experiences.
  • Build and lead the team, actively hire and grow new talent.

What you’ll need

  • 12+ years in software engineering, past experience as a backend or database engineer
  • 7+ years engineering and people management experience, including hiring, personal development, performance management, delivery management
  • 5+ years experience in developing high-load and high-availability database/storage services in SaaS / Ecommerce
  • Strong experience in data-storage services: RDBMS (Postgres/MySQL), AWS DynamoDB/MongoDB, AWS S3
  • Deep knowledge and experience with AWS Cloud architecture
  • Strong prioritization and project management skills, understanding of business impact for various solutions
  • Strong execution skills in a cross-functional environment with multiple stakeholders

What’s in it for you

  • Competitive equity package
  • Medical Insurance coverage
  • 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 the heart of Amsterdam

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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