Principal Engineer (Growth)

3+ months agoAmsterdam, Netherlands

About the team

Miro is a successful and fast growing engineering company that has created a business-critical tool for various companies across the globe. Within the Growth team, we’re working hard on offering more customers an opportunity to try Miro - next to over 15 million existing users. We work in small cross-functional teams, closely collaborating with colleagues from Analytics, Design, Product and Marketing.

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

Please watch this video to learn more about the Growth stream

About the role

We are looking for a Principal Engineer to join our Growth stream in Amsterdam. We are a group of teams focused on helping more customers around the globe discover Miro - a challenging mission that comes with solid technical challenges. In this role you’ll be leading the development of technical strategy and architecture for various products within Growth.

What you’ll do

  • Contribute as a hands-on architect and help the team design business-critical systems
  • Lead a community of backend engineers
  • Own the technical strategy and architecture for Growth

What you’ll need

  • 10+ years of software engineering experience with at least 4 years in lead / architect / principal role
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment, ideally within a SaaS business
  • Experience working across multiple technology stacks using different programming paradigms
  • Experience building, launching and running mission-critical, high-performance, distributed, fault tolerant systems
  • Experience with migrations
  • Experience with SOA
  • Strong background in Java/Spring or a comparable stack
  • Experience with AWS and Kubernetes  
  • Excellent communication and ability to influence both technical individual contributors and business stakeholders
  • Strong customer focus
  • Ability to influence and lead other engineers 

What’s in it for you

  • Stock Option Grant
  • 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 when back in the office


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, Datadog, 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.

Job ID: 5053881002