Careers at MessageBird

Chez MessageBird, nous travaillons dans un environnement international avec des collègues provenant de partout dans le monde. Cette page continue en anglais, vu que c'est la langue que nous utilisons dans nos bureaux.

We’re looking for talented team players who get shit done to join us in building the telecom company of the future.

Competitive Salary

We believe that skill and hard work deserve generous compensation.

Gear

We’ll provide everything you need to do what you do.

Serious Sustenance

Our lunch chef and healthy snacks keep us well-fed and productive.

Apparel

Our team loves to represent, so clear out a drawer for some new shirts and sweaters!

Team-Building

Whether it's movie nights, Friday beers, or a company trip to Thailand, we love bonding with our team.

Skilled Colleagues

You’ll have the opportunity to work with talented, intelligent and driven colleagues.

Games

We love our PlayStation, Oculus Rift, and Nerf guns.

Work-Life Balance

We respect the importance of a balanced lifestyle.

Worldly Atmosphere

Our crew hails from all over the world, and we’ve got offices in 5 countries and counting!

We are hiring


Description

We want to surprise our 15.000+ customers with remarkable service. From replying to e-mails within 30 minutes to chasing that supplier on a Saturday, we do everything we can to make our present (and future) customers happy.

You are the proud frontline of this company; you solve problems, but also pro-actively follow up leads and reach out to existing customers to understand their challenges. You sincerely believe that real service does not end at 5pm.

Requirements

  • You are the voice of the company, and interact in a friendly and professional way
  • You have excellent analytical skills and know how to prioritise
  • You are fascinated with problem solving
  • You ensure that content is accurate and accessible for your colleagues and customers
  • You can identify where information is missing and know how to get it
  • Fluent (spoken & written) in English and at least 1 (but preferably 2) of the following languages: Dutch, German, French, Spanish

Description

MessageBird is looking for a leader to fill the position of Product Manager. The position calls for a dedicated and experienced candidate to oversee product development. You need to be passionate about your products. Love the stuff you build and make sure everybody involved shares your passion. The successful candidate must act as a liaison with other company departments, and communicate important information about the products and their development strategy to not only professionals but the public, as well.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities.
  • Define and set MVP’s, releases and product iterations.
  • Specify market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research supported by on-going talks with customers and non-customers.
  • Liaise with the Sales, Support, Marketing, Product Development and Product Management departments to ensure all steps of the process are successfully completed.
  • Act as Product Owner throughout MessageBird’s Scrum process.
  • Own and maintain product backlog of the MessageBird platform.
  • Create clear project requirements and product specifications based on market needs, customer requirements and industry trends.
  • Present currently available features and product strategy to customers, partners, and other company departments.

Requirements

  • You are a fast learner who is capable of solving complex problems
  • You are passionate about good products
  • You have 3+ years of software product management experience
  • You have previously launched one or more software products
  • You are knowledgeable in technology
  • You understand Agile development methodologies such as SCRUM
  • You have strong experience in assessing and managing project risks and issues, and driving tactical objectives in a fast-growing, dynamic organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to clearly explain complex business and technical topics in both technical and non-technical form

Description

As a Junior Product Designer at MessageBird, you will be an active part of the Product team. You will be working with product managers, front-end developers and other designers to put together visuals, brand assets, interfaces and experiences for a variety of users. With a focus on ease-of-use and clean, simple aesthetics, we hope to make every interaction with our brand as pleasant as possible.

Responsibilities

  • Analysing and understanding our users, their goals and their preferences.
  • Developing a wide range of visual deliverables; mockups, advertising material, sales presentations, user personas and design research findings.
  • Experimenting with new ideas, making sure the company’s aesthetic evolves over time.
  • Helping maintain our internal style guide, and developing style guides for other products or sub-brands.
  • Making sure design elements are used consistently and in the appropriate manner.
  • Contributing to our page on Dribbble.

Requirements

  • You are comfortable and experienced using vector based applications, like Adobe Illustrator.
  • You have an awesome portfolio that can either be mailed or viewed online.
  • You are independent and more than capable of working alone.
  • You have at least 1 year of relevant, professional work experience.

Bonus

  • You can animate your designs and create epic GIFs in Adobe After Effects, or a similar program.
  • You are a talented free-hand sketcher and illustrator, creating quick mockups of ideas within minutes.
  • You think it’s awesome to see your designs on shirts, worn by your colleagues, friends and MessageBird users.
  • You have experience using Nerf Guns.

Description

At MessageBird we provide a series of products and integrations for our customers to use our platform. Whether it’s our extended online dashboard, our integrations for Zendesk and Magento, or our beautifully crafted landing pages, we aim to use the latest front-end tech where possible, making it increasingly easier for our customers to reach anyone in the world.
As a Front-end Engineer at MessageBird you will be working with talented and experienced colleagues in order to build great products. You will be using frameworks like React to make our dashboard more robust, and work with platforms like Zendesk to bring SMS and Chat to their millions of users.

Responsibilities

  • Work on different aspects of our user dashboard, website and integrations into software like Zendesk and Salesforce
  • Maintain our front-end code and using the latest best practises when it comes to asset management and scalability
  • Optimise our front-end code for performance
  • Stay up to date with the latest tools and libraries to benefit performance, development speed and user experience
  • Work on interfaces that thousands of people use every day, sending millions of messages

Requirements

  • 3+ years experience in a relevant role
  • Fluent (speaking and writing) in English
  • Working knowledge of Javascript and LESS, along with an enthusiasm for modern HTML/CSS practises
  • Experience with Javascript frameworks - we’re using React more and more
  • You’re comfortable working with RESTful web services within web applications
  • Excellent debugging and investigative skills; you’re capable of finding the cause of an issue quickly
  • Firm understanding of how the browser works; you’re capable of explaining it to a 5 year old
  • Automation and package management tools. We use NPM, Bower and Gulp
  • Intimate knowledge of version control systems. We use Git
  • You enjoy hacking things together to create a proof of concept, but you’re very critical of the code you push to production
  • You are capable of executing tasks with minimal guidance

Description

We started as a software company and our software engineers are the heart of our communication platform. Fast delivery of our messages is critical to our 15.000+ customers. Without us Amber Alert could not send notifications for missing children, Q-Music listeners could not vote for songs, and bank employees could not log into their systems.
We are looking for a talented, self motivated engineer who is eager to learn in a fast paced environment. We code in PHP using MySQL databases.

Responsibilities

  • Work directly with product teams to define, architect, and build new customer-facing products
  • Release, document, monitor and maintain new features that improve existing MessageBird services
  • Drive quality by writing unit, functional, load and performance tests

Requirements

  • You ship software fast and frequently
  • You enjoy an agile working environment
  • Skilled in PHP and MySQL

Description

As a member of the Core team at MessageBird, you will enhance and scale our SMS platform that reaches millions of people every day. You will develop in PHP or Go (or a language of your choosing) and will be concerned with developing and maintaining the services that run at the core of MessageBird. You’ll be maintaining and increasing availability, throughput, latency, and data integrity.

Responsibilities

  • Work on different aspects of telecom infrastructure like routing, SMS and SMPP.
  • Own, operate, and maintain core services in a distributed production environment.
  • Drive quality by writing unit, functional, load and performance tests.

Requirements

  • Working knowledge of PHP and MySQL
  • Familiarity with developing in a Unix/Linux environment, including basic sys-admin and scripting
  • Ideally, some experience in developing telecom infrastructure
  • Experience in Go or Java is preferred

Description

As a member of the Web team at MessageBird, you will enhance and scale our SMS platform that reaches millions of people every day. You will be developing in PHP, MySQL and Go and will be concerned with the web platform that is an essential part of the MessageBird service. You’ll be improving the customer experience by increasing stability, developing new features and offering support on current features of our platform.

Responsibilities

  • Work on the web platform that is essential to MessageBird’s services
  • Work directly with product teams to define, architect, and build new customer-facing products
  • Release, document, monitor and maintain new features that improve existing MessageBird services
  • Drive quality by writing unit, functional, load and performance tests

Requirements

  • 5+ years experience in developing customer-facing products
  • Working knowledge of PHP and MySQL
  • Ideally, knowledge of product development, and ability to discuss ideas with the product team
  • Experience in Go or Java would be preferred

Description

As a member of the API team at MessageBird, you will enhance and scale our SMS platform that reaches millions of people every day. You will be developing in PHP, MySQL and Golang and will be concerned with availability, throughput, latency, and data integrity. By writing and releasing open-source code and proof-of-concepts, you will be contributing back to the community.

Responsibilities

  • Work on different aspects of the MessageBird API and associated open-source clients
  • Drive quality by writing unit, functional, load and performance tests
  • Release, document, monitor and maintain new API features
  • Develop proof-of-concepts to enhance and improve various API features

Requirements

  • Working knowledge of PHP and MySQL
  • Experience in building a highly available, uptime-critical API
  • Familiarity with MySQL and other SQL or NoSQL datastores
  • Ideally, well-versed in REST principles, and able to discuss benefits and drawbacks
  • Experience in Golang or Java is preferred

Description

As a member of the Telecom team at MessageBird, you will enhance and scale our SMS platform that reaches millions of people every day. You will develop, maintain and contribute to our (partly open source) telecom stack (SMSC, SMPP & SS7 links). Improving and expanding availability, throughput and latency are key to building the telecom company of the future.

Responsibilities

  • Work on different aspects of telecom infrastructure like SS7, SMPP, SMSC’s and other telecom standards
  • Own, operate, and maintain core services in a distributed production environment
  • Drive quality by writing unit, functional, load and performance tests

Requirements

  • Experience in Java and/or C(++)

  • Good understanding of telecom protocols (SS7, SIP, SMPP)

  • Understanding of GSM networks specially interworking of SMS

  • Basic understanding of web services architecture

  • Knowledge about JAIN-SLEE Java architecture for Telecom systems is preferred

  • Experience in programming and/or maintaining SS7 stacks is preferred

Description

Last month we processed more than 100 million messages and fast delivery of our messages is critical to our 15.000+ customers. Without us Amber Alert could not send notifications for missing children, Q Music listeners could not vote for songs, and bank employees could not log into their systems.
We are looking for a highly skilled, self-motivated system administrator who finds joy in optimising the hardware side of our platform and help us scale to the next 100 million messages. Our software runs on a load balanced, automatic failover, Linux-driven, hybrid platform.

Responsibilities

  • Keeping our platform and office up and running
  • Making sure MessageBird can scale all over the world through different nodes in different continents
  • Helping our teams release their microservices in the (hybrid-)cloud

Requirements

  • 5+ years experience with Linux (Debian)
  • Knowledge of MySQL Database administration (high performance)
  • Knowledge about moving to and performing in the cloud
  • Experience with networking & load balancing a server stack

Description

Telecommunications is a highly complex industry and generally takes high opex & capex investment. We are a fast growing, bootstrapped and profitable start-up, that is disrupting this trillion dollar industry by offering our solutions in the cloud at a pay per use transaction model. We have built an in-house developed Smart Routing Engine that connects to hundreds of mobile operators around the world whilst providing connectivity to our customers in one simple REST API.

We currently serve over 15.000 customers from our offices in Amsterdam (NL), London (UK), Hamburg (DE), and Miami (US). Our customers range from SMB to Large Enterprises and Governments. Sometimes our messages literally save lives.

As a result of this growth we have the exciting opportunity for a Sales Manager to build and lead our sales strategy in the UK. You will be responsible for hunting down qualitative leads, converting them to sales, establishing new relationships and managing existing ones. You will help UK clients communicate better with our solutions.

Requirements

  • You are highly ambitious and have an entrepreneurial mindset
  • You are a self-starter, define your strategy and know how to execute i.e. get shit done
  • You thrive on building relationships with new & existing customers
  • You know how to achieve and exceed monthly, quarterly and yearly quota targets
  • Fluent in English
  • You are able to work from home effectively

Description

Telecommunications is a highly complex industry and generally takes high opex & capex investment. We are a fast growing, bootstrapped and profitable start-up, that is disrupting this trillion dollar industry by offering our solutions in the cloud at a pay per use transaction model. We have built an in-house developed Smart Routing Engine that connects to hundreds of mobile operators around the world whilst providing connectivity to our customers in one simple REST API.

We currently serve over 15.000 customers from our offices in Amsterdam (NL), London (UK), Hamburg (DE), and Miami (US). Our customers range from SMB to Large Enterprises and Governments. Sometimes our messages literally save lives.

As a result of this growth we are looking for a Sales Representative Large Accounts (International), who is committed to closing the big names and building partnerships.

Requirements

  • Convince and close deals on C-Level
  • Hunt down new leads, qualify and convert them to sales
  • Identify incoming leads and convert them to sales
  • Build and maintain partnerships with new & existing customers
  • Achieve and exceed monthly, quarterly and yearly quota targets
  • Fluent in English and at least one more language
  • You get shit done

Description

Telecommunications is a highly complex industry and generally takes high opex & capex investment. We are a fast growing, bootstrapped and profitable start-up, disrupting this trillion dollar industry by offering our solutions in the cloud with a pay per use transaction model. We have built an in-house developed Smart Routing Engine that connects to hundreds of mobile operators around the world whilst providing connectivity to our customers in one simple REST API.

We currently serve over 15.000 customers from our offices in Amsterdam (NL), London (UK), Hamburg (DE), and Miami (US). Our customers range from SMB to Large Enterprises and Governments. Sometimes our messages literally save lives.

Due to our continuous growth and recent acquisition of iBasis’s P2P and A2P SMS business, we’re expanding our team. You will be responsible for the entire P2P SMS business unit, bringing together MessageBird’s existing MNO contacts and engaging new ones to ensure profitability of the P2P SMS P&L.

Responsibilities

  • Define and execute a P2P SMS growth strategy
  • Proactively manage existing P2P SMS clients
  • Engage new clients and suppliers as needed
  • Manage pricing lists and notifications
  • Align internal product and technical teams with your vision for the product

Requirements

  • You are highly ambitious and have an entrepreneurial mindset
  • You are a self-starter, define your strategy and know how to execute (i.e. get shit done)
  • You thrive on building relationships with new and existing customers
  • You know how to achieve and exceed monthly, quarterly and yearly quota targets
  • You have experience within the P2P telecommunications sector
  • You are able to travel internationally 4-5 times per year

Description

Telecommunications is a highly complex industry and generally takes high opex & capex investment. We are a fast growing, bootstrapped and profitable start-up, disrupting this trillion dollar industry by offering our solutions in the cloud with a pay per use transaction model. We’ve built an in-house Smart Routing Engine that connects to hundreds of mobile operators around the world whilst providing connectivity to our customers in one simple REST API.

We currently serve over 15.000 customers from our offices in Amsterdam (NL), London (UK), Hamburg (DE), and Miami (US). Our customers range from SMB to Large Enterprises and Governments. Sometimes our messages literally save lives.

Due to our continuous growth we’re looking for a Sales Representative SMB / Enterprise who thrives on creating and qualifying leads, establishing new relationships and managing existing ones.

Requirements

  • You love to hunt down new leads, qualify and convert them into sales
  • You can identify incoming leads and convert them into sales
  • You’re skilled at building and maintaining partnerships with new and existing customers
  • You focus on customer retention
  • You know how to achieve and exceed monthly, quarterly and yearly quota targets
  • You have business proficiency (spoken and written) in German, English and preferably one more language
  • You get shit done

Description

The telecom industry is fragmented by different technologies, regulations and infrastructure. We are disrupting this trillion dollar industry by transforming complicated technology into simple but powerful solutions.

We’ve built an in-house SmartRouting™ algorithm that connects 900 mobile operators worldwide, sending millions of messages 24 hours a days, 7 days a week. In a world where quality and pricing are continuously fluctuating, we’re looking for a Technical Manager for the APAC region. Someone who is precise, resourceful and gets shit done!

Working closely with the regionally located Commercial Manager you will be responsible for bringing our regional SMS and Voice products to market and ensuring that they remain world class.

Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for regional product performance for both Voice and SMS
  • Technical implementation and maintenance of new MNOs/suppliers
  • Routing decisions – testing, monitoring and implementing
  • Represent us as the regional brand ambassador for MessageBird to our operator and supplier partners

Requirements

  • You are highly ambitious and have an entrepreneurial mindset
  • You have the ability to understand and translate commercial opportunities into technical realities.
  • You are a self-starter, define your strategy and know how to execute i.e. get shit done. We are BIG on culture.
  • You thrive on building relationships with new & existing suppliers
  • Strong telco back ground, the ideal candidate has a strong grasp of SS7 technology.
  • Ability to travel regionally up to once a month and quarterly to HQ in Amsterdam.

Description

Telecommunications is a highly complex industry that generally requires high Opex & Capex investment. We are a fast growing, bootstrapped and profitable start-up that is disrupting this trillion dollar industry by offering our solutions in the cloud at a pay-per-use transaction model. We have built an in-house-developed SmartRouting™ Engine that connects to hundreds of mobile operators around the world whilst providing connectivity to our customers through one simple REST API.

We currently serve over 15.000 customers from our offices in Amsterdam (NL), London (UK), Hamburg (DE), and Miami (US). Our customers range from SMB to Large Enterprises and Governments. Sometimes our messages literally save lives.

As a result of our rapid growth and our recent acquisition of key clients in the APAC region, we are expanding our footprint. As a Commercial Manager you will be responsible for sourcing and negotiation of regional contracts with Mobile Operators and suppliers. Working closely with the regionally located Technical Manager you will ensure that the product set for both Voice and SMS is both competitive and reliable.

Responsibilities

  • Expansion of regional connectivity
  • Management of existing operator and supplier relationships
  • Ensure that the product is fit for market by providing input into routing
  • Be the regional brand ambassador for MessageBird to our operator and supplier partners

Requirements

  • You are highly ambitious and have an entrepreneurial mindset
  • You are a self-starter, define your strategy and know how to execute i.e. get shit done. We are BIG on culture.
  • You thrive on building relationships with new & existing suppliers
  • Strong telco background
  • Ability to travel regionally up to once a month and quarterly to HQ in Amsterdam

Description

We are always looking for talented and ambitious students who can work with us on cool projects. If you’re looking for a traineeship or internship in marketing, sales, design, development or another field you think is relevant, send us an email.

Score some points

  • Send us your CV. Doesn’t matter in what shape or form it comes, whether it’s a PDF or a website
  • Write us a cover letter. We’re not asking for a romance novel, but why do you want to work with us?
  • Be social, enthusiastic and helpful

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