Partner Solutions Engineer - EMEA

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

The Role

Partner Engineers are part of our Partner Team, working with MessageBird Partners, leading enablement, evangelism, and opportunity support. You own and drive the technology relationship with technical audiences of all kinds within our Partners. You are an experienced engineer with an established track record working with partners to understand their portfolio and go-to-market strategy and leveraging platform technologies to deliver customer value.

You will lead the technology engagement with partners who influence demand and vendor choice. These include existing and newly formed technology alliances such as technology providers and cloud hyper-scalers and partnerships with Global and Regional System Integrators, Ad Tech & Digital Marketing Agencies, Independent Software Vendors, Industry Partners, Integration Partners and Referral Partners.

What You’ll Do

  • Become an expert in MessageBird platform technologies and how to match those with our partners' existing offerings through compelling use cases.
  • Lead the development of technical capabilities within our partners and own the technical relationships within those partners–from engineer to CTO.
  • Own the technical aspects of solutions, including technical discovery, demonstrations, proofs-of-concept, prototypes, and product integrations.
  • Work closely with Partners and Product teams to define and develop the relevant use cases leveraging the MessageBird platform.
  • Build, improve and scale technical enablement strategies and approaches for partners.
  • Represent our partners through structured feedback with MessageBird’s product teams to shape the further of the platform with a partner lens.

What You’ll Bring

  • 7+ years of demonstrated success in an external-facing consultative technical role.
  • Proven track record of software development projects, and excellent documentation.
  • Ideally, a background in a similar partner-facing role working with various partner types.
  • Highly communicative, technology executive presence, and team-oriented.
  • Knowledge of PaaS, SaaS, IaaS, public cloud, and related industry and technical concepts.
  • Hands-on experience integrating with APIs and SDKs.
  • Experience in the CPaaS industry is a plus but not mandatory.
  • Ability and willingness to travel nationally and internationally (25-30%).

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 Partners and Alliances

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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