Messagebird

Senior Infrastructure Engineer (AWS)

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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 Infrastructure Engineer (AWS) | Remotely from EMEA

This team builds and operates foundational infrastructure that will underpin the applications used by MessageBird’s global customer base. 

They work collectively as a function focused on core areas around containerization, service orchestration, CI/CD, observability, developer experience, and networking.

What You’ll Do

  • Build resilient, scalable and secure cloud infrastructures (e.g. EC2, ECS, EKS, ALB, SNS, SQS, Kinesis, DynamoDB), change management services (e.g. CDK pipelines) 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 CloudFormation
  • Expand Engineering team’s knowledge of AWS solutions, its infrastructure, principles and performance through mentoring and presenting
  • Design and establish core principles of working with AWS within MessageBird

What You’ll Bring

  • 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

#LI-NR1 #LI-REMOTE

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)

LIFTOFF! 🚀

Life at MessageBird:

https://www.linkedin.com/company/messagebird-com/life/welcome/

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. 

Recruitment Privacy Statement: https://messagebird.com/download/pdf/MB-recruitment-privacy-notice%202020.pdf

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