(Senior) Backend Engineer - Content Discovery

Engineering, Berlin, DE

About the Team

The Content Discovery teams play a crucial role in assisting large organizations in effectively securing their content within Miro. This is particularly vital for enterprise-level entities where the control and regulation of significant volumes of sensitive data pose a considerable challenge. Focused on the Miro Enterprise Guard, our teams are dedicated to extracting data from our content and identifying potentially sensitive information that can be classified by other services and subsequently secured. By pioneering innovative approaches to handling user content, we make a substantial impact on the operations of major companies.

Our teams take ownership of a suite of newly developed services, employing cutting-edge technologies and architecture. These services are designed to handle substantial volumes of critical data, presenting engineers with intriguing challenges in performance optimization and reliability enhancements. Through our efforts, we aim to provide our clients with robust solutions for safeguarding their valuable content and driving operational efficiency.

Additionally, we expect to welcome a few new team members soon. It's a great chance for you to join the team and collaborate with fresh faces who share similar experiences within the company.

About the Role

In the domain of content security, we're seeking a skilled Backend Engineer to join our team. You'll dive into the heart of Miro Enterprise Guard, where your responsibilities will span various aspects of functionality. Autonomy and proactivity are key traits we value, alongside your ability to collaborate closely with Product managers, Data engineers, Architects, and fellow engineers. From requirement definition to technical design and implementation, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping our product. Utilizing top-notch quality and technology standards, your coding expertise will ensure our features meet the highest standards while maintaining a deep sense of empathy for our customers' needs. This role is crucial to enhancing our content discovery framework, ensuring it remains robust and effective in safeguarding sensitive data.

What you’ll do

  • Conduct technical research to define low-level implementation details based on product requirements.
  • Develop architecture, designs, functionality, and proof of concepts (POCs) to validate business ideas.
  • Support feature development across all stages, from kick-off to implementation, testing, release, and feature usage data analysis.
  • Collaborate with engineers from various teams to enhance architecture, reliability, and development processes across the organization

What you’ll need

  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • 3+ years of experience building high volume backend systems in monolithic and/or distributed architectures
  • Demonstrated experience with Java and/or Kotlin.
  • Python and/or Rust is a plus
  • Proficiency in developing services and interfaces with sophisticated integrations
  • Experience in service stability monitoring
  • Excellent team player with a customer-centric mindset, dedicated to understanding and fulfilling client requirements
  • Strong prioritization skills and an execution-focused mindset, able to manage conflicting requirements

What's in it for you

  • Competitive equity package
  • Corporate pension plan
  • 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 reimbursement for your commute up to 100 EUR per month
  • Opportunity to work for a globally diverse team

About Miro

Miro is a visual workspace for innovation that enables distributed teams of any size to build the next big thing. 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 60M users worldwide, including 99% of the Fortune 100. Miro was founded in 2011 and currently has more than 1,800 employees in 12 hubs around the world.

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!

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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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  • 01. Recruiter Screen

    A 30-min interview to discuss your relevant skills, perspective on resilience, experience, and what motivates you to join Miro.

  • 02. Hiring Manager

    The hiring manager will meet to discuss your experience and fit for the role by assessing whether you align with the Miro Mindset (Curiosity, Drive, Resilience, Empathy, Cognitive Agility & Accountability). This interview usually takes 90-120 minutes.

  • 03. Skill Assesment

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  • 04. Meet the Team

    Here you will meet cross-functional stakeholders, and we will ask evidence-based questions to evaluate how well you align with the role and Miro's values and culture.

  • 05. Leadership Round

    Meet a member of the leadership team to discuss Miro’s company values and share your vision for success at Miro. 

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