Senior Backend Engineer (Growth Engineering)

  • Engineering


Amsterdam, NL

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About the team

Miro’s timeless mission is to empower teams to create the next big things. There are millions of creators, builders, and innovators motivated by making an impact in the world, and we aim to achieve our mission both by providing best solutions for collaboration and innovation and by enabling peer to peer, company to company connection through building a powerful community where Miro users come together to solve the world’s biggest problems.

The Growth stream is all about activating value for end users for example Consultants team is focused on the needs of professional consultants, tailoring for their specific needs and the Miroverse team builds cross-product features and shared components for our community platforms (e.g. Miroverse or Marketplace). The teams build solutions by running a large volume of experiments, building user engagement with the product.

Please watch this video to learn more about the Growth stream

Most of the Growth team is based in Amsterdam.

Each role at Miro is based at 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 a 2 days a week in office culture as our baseline.

About the Role

As a Backend Engineer in our Growth stream, your work will have direct business impact and it will influence other Miro development teams as well - so this role is suitable for you if you want to combine direct impact on the user experience and infrastructure work.

Some teams within Growth include:

  • Retention & Engagement - teams focusing mostly on new user experience and customer education
  • Experimentation: Powers the infrastructure on which experimentation is enabled
  • Notifications: Owns the communication between Miro and the customer via both internal and external channels
  • Website: Owns the backend core for miro website, as well as all efforts related to public-facing website, including PPC and SEO
  • Monetization - teams responsible for pricing, payments, accounting and authorization, in addition to experimenting with changes to self serve plans, invites and business logic
  • Acquisition - new, experimental projects aimed at customer acquisition, such as Web Whiteboard
  • Community Platforms - a couple of teams building our user-generated content capabilities such as Miroverse

What you’ll do

  • Help create prototypes in order to test hypotheses for features that would create growth
  • Be in charge of maintaining the needed backend infrastructure and APIs for our projects
  • Collaborate with other backend engineers in order to integrate our solutions for different parts of our products

What you’ll need

  • 8+ years experience with backend technologies. We currently use Java 11 and Spring (+Spring Boot), Kotlin, and Node.js
  • Experience working with and designing APIs
  • Good communication skills

What's in it for you

  • Competitive Equity Package
  • Medical Insurance coverage
  • 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 in the office

Our tech stack

  • Java, Spring (+Spring Boot), Kotlin, Redis, PostgreSQL
  • AWS (S3, EC2 and more), Docker, Kubernetes, Istio, Kong

About Miro

Miro is an online, visual collaboration platform designed to unlock creativity and accelerate innovation among teams of all kinds. The platform’s infinite canvas enables teams to lead engaging workshops and meetings, design products, brainstorm ideas, and more. Miro, co-headquartered in San Francisco and Amsterdam, serves more than 45M users worldwide, including 99% of the Fortune 100. Miro was founded in 2011 and currently has more than 1,500 employees in 12 hubs around the world. To learn more, please visit:


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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