Senior Infrastructure Engineer


EMEA / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 02/13/2024
  • Website:
  • Company Address: Trompenburgstraat 2C, Amsterdam, North Holland NL, 1079
  • Salary Range: $50,000 - $150,000

About MessageBird

MessageBird powers communication between businesses and their customers — across any channel, always with the right context, and on every corner of the planet.

Job Description

We’re proud (and excited!) to be transforming the global communications landscape through our Omnichannel Platform-as-a-Service (OPaaS). 

  • What’s my job title? Senior Infrastructure Engineer (AWS)
  • Where in the world? You can work remotely from anywhere in the European Union. Ideally you'll be located in the Netherlands, Spain, Portugal or UK. 
  • Working hours? For this role, you will operate within Central European Time (CET)
  • What language(s) will I speak? Fluency in English

You’ll be part of a team that builds and operates foundational infrastructure that will underpin the applications used by MessageBird’s global customer base. Using your knowledge, skill and expertise you will be responsible for shaping and influencing the infrastructure powering MessageBird products and services for the next 10 years.

Alongside your colleagues in infrastructure teams throughout the company, you’ll focus on core areas around containerization, service orchestration, CI/CD, observability, developer experience, and networking.

What You’ll Do

  • Be the subject-matter-expert for the evolution of our AWS platform by shaping the architecture and establishing core principles that we use across multiple AWS services
  • Build resilient, scalable and secure cloud infrastructures & change management services on top of AWS
  • Optimize developer workflows through tooling and automation to increase the flexibility of the platform, particularly specializing in Infrastructure as Code through Terraform or CloudFormation
  • Expand Engineering team’s knowledge of AWS solutions, its infrastructure, principles and performance through mentoring and presenting

What You’ll Bring

  • An innovative mindset with the ability to challenge and influence the future roadmap of the AWS platform
  • Prior experience of designing, deploying, and scaling production infrastructure for consumer and enterprise facing products
  • Deep knowledge of AWS cloud-based infrastructure and solutions, its principles and performance, with proven track record over a variety of projects and implementations
  • Strong understanding of Unix/Linux operating systems
  • Experience with container management systems, such as Docker and Kubernetes, is preferred
  • A strong drive for continuous improvement and ability to think on your feet to overcome challenges
  • Experience with designing, deploying, and scaling production environments at a very large scale is a bonus


What You’ll Gain

  • Remote-friendly environment
  • Generous stock options for all Birds 
  • Opportunity to work abroad according to our internal policies
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Home office set-up budget 
  • State-of-the-art work gear
  • Contribution towards your utility costs 
  • The occasional company-wide and team events
  • Learn from hundreds of the best minds in the business
  • Collaborate with diverse colleagues Our amazing team works in close to 40 different locations with almost 50+ nationalities across the board! 


Life at MessageBird

We call ourselves Birds! We work fast, grow fast, build fast and focus on impact. We’re go-getters, industry leaders and roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen kind of people. We’re smart, fast, and hungry. Our potential for growth is limitless.

Ready To Fly?

Our cloud communications solutions make it possible for over 30,000 businesses to instantly connect with billions of devices worldwide, allowing them to speak with their customers in the same ways they talk to their friends.

Wherever and however you do your best work - we’ve got you covered!

Headquartered in Amsterdam and with other global offices in Singapore, London and Maryland, we’re proud to be a remote-friendly company nested in flexibility. Employees can choose to work from one of our global offices, fully remotely in your country of employment, or a mix of the two. Our unique and united culture is rooted in our team: a diverse flock of over 550+ Birds who represent 50+ nationalities and counting. 

MessageBird is committed to fostering a fair and equal environment based on trust and mutual respect. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is paramount to our success and we are committed to building a team that represents a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. 

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