Senior Backend Engineer (Authorization)

  • 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 to 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 Authorization team will create an Authorization service as part of our technical strategy to move from a monolith to Service Oriented Architecture. This team will be involved in delivering a crucial component in our new architecture. Authorization will be a critical high-load service for the whole Miro ecosystem.  

You will help us build this service by adapting the open source OPA solution, which has become a standard in the security domain, to the unique Miro challenges of a real-time whiteboard collaboration platform - i.e. extremely low latency.

What you’ll do

  • Develop the Authorisation service
  • Contribute as a hands-on developer and help the team design business-critical systems
  • Help other teams to adapt to the new authorization approach

What you’ll need

  • 7+ years of software engineering experience with at least 2 years in senior role
  • Experience building, launching and running critical, high-performance, distributed, fault tolerant systems
  • Experience with configuring infrastructure SOA
  • Strong background in Java/Kotlin/Go
  • Experience with AWS and Kubernetes

What’s in it for you

  • Competitive equity package
  • Medical insurance coverage
  • Lunch, snacks and drinks provided in the office
  • Wellbeing benefit and WFH equipment allowance
  • Annual learning and development allowance to grow your skills and career
  • Travel allowance for your commute
  • Opportunity to work for a globally diverse team
  • Inspiring workplace in the heart of Amsterdam

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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