Solutions Engineer - Netherlands

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What Messagebird is looking for in applicants

Transform the communications world! 

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? Solutions Engineer - Netherlands
  • Where in the world? You can work remotely from anywhere in the Netherlands
  • Working hours? For this role, you will operate within the Central European Time (CET)
  • What language(s) will I speak? Fluency in English and Dutch

The Role

As a Solutions Engineer, you will work hand-in-hand with the sales and partner teams to introduce MessageBird to our customers. You will be the trusted solutions advisor for our customers by creating solutions that enable innovative use-cases and fit perfectly into their tech stack.

Exceptional customer experience in the CPaaS industry is what we pride ourselves on. This is reflected in our solutions offerings and Post-sales support. As a MessageBird Solutions Engineer, you will own a part of that exceptional customer experience.

Reporting to the Country Manager, you will work in close partnership with Sales, Product Management, and our Technology teams.

What You’ll Do

  • Work with the sales and partners teams to qualify business opportunities, understand key customer use cases, and develop solutions that address them.
  • Own the technical aspects of solutions, including technical discovery, demos, proofs-of-concept, prototypes, RFPs and customer technical relationships.
  • Prepare and deliver product messaging in an effort to highlight the platform’s value proposition.
  • Travel when possible to all appropriate sales meetings, trade shows and conferences.

What You’ll Bring

  • 3+ years' demonstrated success in a client-facing consultative technical role
  • Proven track record of software development projects and excellent documentation.
  • Hands on experience integrating with APIs (and SDKs preferably).
  • Strong presentation, problem-solving and creativity skills.
  • Strong understanding of the sales process, solution-selling and objection-handling.
  • Highly communicative and team-oriented.
  • Knowledge of PaaS, SaaS, IaaS, public cloud, and related industry and technical concepts. Knowledge of the CPaaS industry is a plus but not mandatory.
  • Fluency in Dutch and English is essential.

Interview Process 

You apply and will hear from us within a few days. If there’s a fit, the full process is as follows: 

↳[30 mins] Recruiter Screen

↳[45 mins] Technical Phone Interview with Senior SE

↳[60 mins] Presentation with SE Lead & Country Manager

↳[45 mins] Bar Raiser with Global VP of Solution Engineering

After each stage, we will try our very best to provide timely (2-3 days) and constructive feedback (where possible). 

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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 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. 

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’re proud to be a “Work Anywhere” company. Our unique and united culture is rooted in our team: a diverse flock of over 750 Birds who represent 55 nationalities and counting. We’re smart, fast, and hungry. Our potential for growth is limitless. 

We understand that “life happens” and give you the freedom to choose the best environment for you to “get sh*t done”. Our Birds choose where they work from in the region or country we’re hiring in, so long as it’s within the job’s complementary timezone as indicated in the Job descriptions — this could be from one of our MessageBird hubs (Amsterdam, Singapore or Bogota) or remotely.... Want to work from a rural retreat? Sure, no problem! How about a bustling city getaway for a few weeks? Go ahead!

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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