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Director Of Engineering
San Francisco, CA
   Engineering     Full Time

About the position

The hands-on Director of Engineering (DOE) will lead platform strategy and development. This includes architecting, implementing, and managing the development and release of Miro’s platform. The DOE will weigh-in on business and hiring efforts, ensure technical compliance, and collaborate closely with Design, Neuroscience, and Statistics / A.I. to release intelligent, useful, and lovable products.


  • Architect and develop early systems to meet technical, scientific, and business goals

  • Lead the development of web applications, A.I., machine learning, and mobile apps

  • Oversee, document, design, and build data processing pipelines

  • Ensure system quality through well-documented testing and monitoring

  • Oversee, design, implement, and maintain web services

  • Design and document schema and query optimization (Postgres/SQL, MySQL, NoSQL)

  • Design, document, and maintain required software and data version controls

  • Oversee the design and documentation of QA systems

  • Maintain clean, well-documented code

  • Work with Compliance to ensure technical systems meet regulatory standards

  • Encourage a culture of easy communication, honesty, and collaboration


  • Proven hands-on engineer + experienced technical leader

  • Experience working at an early stage start-up

  • Experience launching consumer products

  • Passion for clean, well-documented code

  • Familiarity with Web applications, Eng Ops, AWS services, A.I., machine learning, and mobile development

  • BS or MS in CS or equivalent field

  • 10+ years experience in Python, Django, no/SQL, data handling and management, data security and encryption, and QA.

Qualities that will bring success to the role

  • Integrity, creativity, focus, and humility

  • Incisive, elegant and efficient thinking

  • Strong ability to prioritize and maintain focus

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Proactive in thoughts and actions

  • Obsessive about clean code, clear documentation, and streamlined development processes

  • A passion for attracting and mentoring top talent

  • Ability to collaborate to align technology initiatives with strategic goals

  • Natural ability to inspire and maintain positivity, creativity, and personal ownership


Competitive salary, equity, healthcare coverage, flexible hours and vacation

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