Berlin, DE

Staff Engineer (Collaboration Core)

About the team

The Collaboration Core team builds a platform for real-time collaboration on the whiteboard. 

We develop a collaboration layer on top of which other teams build features. Our focus is on the performance and stability in the face of constant user growth. One of the current goals is holding thousands of online participants for each board session.

Collaboration inside the team is as important as in product, that’s why we pay attention to warm relationships, microclimate, and self-development.

About the role

We’re looking for a Staff Engineer who will help us achieve ambitious goals. We expect you to have a strong software engineering experience, readiness to drive change and experiment in search of the best solution, understanding how to work with big loads, and be able to scale it. Be responsible for the system architecture and design and be willing to take on difficult challenges.

The new team member will help us to design and build the next step for the core part of our product.

What you'll do

  • Will be responsible for transformative changes to our architecture for the Core Product stream
  • Improve client-server communication of the real-time collaboration platform
  • Work on performance and scalability of the system
  • Redesign the real time board processing system (application layer)
  • Implement new features in collaboration with other teams

What you’ll need

  • 2+ years of hands-on experience as a Staff-level software engineer
  • 7+ years of experience building robust, high-scale, distributed systems in production environments
  • 5+ years of backend experience. Java ecosystem is preferable.
  • Ability and openness to learn, fail, reflect and apply learnings moving forward
  • Understanding of high-load architecture and SaaS infrastructure
  • You are highly motivated to develop high-quality solutions quickly and without mentorship

What’s in it for you

  • Competitive equity package
  • 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

Our tech stack

  • Java 11, Spring (+Spring Boot), Hazelcast, Redis, PostgreSQL, TestNG & Mockito
  • TypeScript, WebSocket, Webpack, Canvas API, Redux, React
  • Maven, Git, Jira, Confluence, Bamboo, BitBucket
  • AWS (S3, EC2), Docker, Linux

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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