Senior Data Engineer

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What Messagebird is looking for in applicants

Transform the communications world! Location? You decide!

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

Our Birds choose where they work from in the region we’re hiring in — this could be from one of our MessageBird hubs (Amsterdam, Singapore or Bogota) or remotely so long as it’s within a complementary timezone.... Want to work from a rural retreat? Sure, no problem! How about a bustling city getaway for a few weeks? Go ahead!

We understand that “life happens” and give you the freedom to choose the best environment for you to “get s**t done”. We expand our flock without geographical restrictions. This allows us to attract and assemble an industry leading team from a huge variety of backgrounds & cultures,  making us more nimble, creative, and efficient!

Senior Data Engineer | Remotely from EMEA

Every SMS message or voice call goes through many states and all these transitions are valuable internally and to our customers. We are growing fast and so is our product portfolio. By consequence so is the data. In order to deliver the best product, our systems and our employees need to have the best insight into this drowning amount of information. Accurate, real-time and strongly connected information.

In return, you’ll gain access to one of the most fun, open, and ambitious groups of people working all the globe. We push each other to be our ultimate best, and are the kind of company that will make you feel happy getting out of bed every morning.

What you’ll do

  • Design and operate scalable solutions for processing, analysing and handling large quantities of data
  • Build real time pipelines and their infrastructure that aggregate data across all of our products (sms, voice, chat, video etc)
  • Deliver insights and predictions internally, to our partners and customers
  • Working with Machine Learning Engineers to bring machine learning everywhere with effective data pipelines and data models.
  • Treat data as a product, foster monitoring as a base of architectural decisions

What you will bring

  • 4+ years experience in a relevant role
  • Extensive experience with building, scaling and maintaining data pipelines
  • Experience with one or more big data frameworks like Apache Beam (Dataflow), Spark, Flink, Kafka, Apache Pulsar, Presto or Hive
  • Experience with no-SQL databases like Cassandra, BigTable, BigQuery, Hbase, Clickhouse and Druid 
  • Exposure to Kubernetes or other similar container-based systems
  • Experience in implementing data warehouse solutions
  • You are excited about the opportunity to work with large data sets
  • Loves to code (preferably Go and Java)

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What You’ll Gain

  • Work from anywhere
  • Generous stock options for all Birds
  • WFH set-up budget
  • State-of-the-art work gear
  • Learn from hundreds of the best minds in the business
  • Collaborate with diverse colleagues from over 55 countries (and counting)


Life at MessageBird:

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. 

Ready To Fly?

Our cloud communications solutions make it possible for over 25,000 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.

Headquartered in Amsterdam, we operate across 10 international hubs and we’re proud to be a “Work Anywhere” company. Our unique and united culture is rooted in our team: a diverse flock of over 700 Birds who represent 55 nationalities and counting. We’re smart, fast, and hungry. Our potential for growth is limitless. You can learn more about our story and life as a Bird via #messagebird.

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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