Amsterdam, NL

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Every single day, millions of people from over 190 countries trust us with handling their precious creative ideas.

Since making our name with quick & simple file-sharing, WeTransfer has evolved to helping creators organize, share, and get feedback on their work – from inception right up to delivery. We showcase the best brands to more than 80 million users per month, and our editorial platform WePresent has championed unexpected stories of creativity from around the globe, as well as featuring collaborations from world-famous artists, too. 

Sounds like fun, right? Allow us to sweeten the deal: as a certified B Corporation, we do all of this while using business as a force for good, balancing people, planet, and profit along the way.

We are looking for a talented manager with prior experience leading a cloud infrastructure team. Our team builds and maintains our AWS infrastructure which we offer to product teams as a PaaS solution to build on top of. Our team has a wide scope: from networking, DNS and databases to kubernetes clusters, CI/CD pipelines and developer tooling.

What you’ll be doing

  • Manage the development and delivery of technical solutions related to cloud infrastructure and developer experience

  • Align and refine the vision and roadmap for the team, in collaboration with product management

  • Help write technical specifications for upcoming work

  • Facilitating technical design discussions with stakeholders across the company

  • Run planning and refinement sessions to ensure your team is laser focused on the right things, and can execute smoothly

  • Maintain a deep understanding of engineering/product/business needs and work with leadership and product management to ensure your team has a clear vision that aligns with the broader company vision

  • Support and mentor engineers to help them grow technically and professionally

  • Set and monitor performance goals, provide feedback through reviews, one-on-one meetings, and regular discussions

  • Connect your team to the rest of the business by clearly communicating business goals to your team, as well as technical solutions to stakeholders

Qualities we will be looking for

  • You are someone who values open and honest communication and teamwork to achieve a shared vision

  • You’re a passionate learner who isn’t afraid of new tools and technologies, and who loves to share their knowledge and experience

  • You have experience leading cloud infrastructure team, or a team in a related field

  • You have a good understanding of cloud technologies, and a deep understanding of at least one of the big vendor’s platforms (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc. We use AWS)

  • You enjoy coaching and mentoring people towards their development goals

  • You have experience implementing (or overseeing the implementation of) software at scale using structured delivery methods and technical design patterns (like event driven architecture)

  • You have implemented team processes/rituals before, and enjoy actively challenging your engineers to produce meaningful products

  • You’re self-directed, analytical, highly responsible and work well in a team environment

  • You have strong written communication skills (English)

  • You enjoy working in a team that is distributed and remote-first, and know how to foster team cohesion in a remote setting

WeTransfer is an equal opportunity employer and we pride ourselves on the diversity of our people. We welcome you, and everything that makes you—well, you. That includes your gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, or disability status.


A note on remote

Our work environment is hybrid-remote, meaning that we support our employees to work remotely and in the office. We encourage employees to decide for themselves and with their team whether or when to go to the office.

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