Martijn van Dongen

Martijn is a free agent AWS Cloud Architect and AWS Community Hero. Previously, Xebia, Mirabeau. He is building a variety of workloads and products on AWS since 2013 and holds all core AWS certifications. Martijn is an active AWS developer, architect, consultant, trainer, evangelist, and therefore often speaks in public about AWS. Martijn has founded the Dutch AWS user group ( and regularly organizes meetups and events.

I prefer e-mail or chat. @Recruiters, I appreciate an introduction e-mail first and prefer not to work with recruitement agencies.

Address: Hoorn (NH)
Location: Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
Nationality: Dutch
Date of Birth: July 3, 1985
Driving License: Yes

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Desired Roles
  • AWS Cloud Architect
  • AWS Cloud Engineer
  • AWS Cloud Developer
  • AWS Practice Lead
  • Cloud Consultant
  • Chief AWS / CTO
Personal Interests
Cycling, Running, Golf, Snowboarding
Tech Meetups (
Tech Conferences / Events
World City Trips, -Hikes, and -Runs


Exploring new opportunities as AWS Cloud Evangelist
January 2020 - Present

I want to start the new decade with a new energetic opportunity. Whether it's starting a multiple year journey at a company, accepting an interim role, or work as a freelancer at various companies and build my own brand along the way. I get a lot of energy from: guiding hands-on training, knowledge sharing consultancy, building AWS platforms, and creating communities within organizations. My community work will continue during my this exploration phase.

Founder & Chair AWS User Group The Netherlands
November 2017 - Present

We started AWS User Group to organize meetups and other AWS events to build an AWS community in Amsterdam. The first half-year of 2019 we organized 20+ meetups, almost reaching the 70 in total. Currently, we have over 2500 members in the community, and more than 50 sponsors and many more speakers contributing to the community.

AWS Community Hero at Amazon Web Services
November 2019 - Present

The AWS Hero program recognizes a vibrant, worldwide group of AWS experts whose enthusiasm for knowledge-sharing has a real impact within the community. Heroes go above and beyond to share knowledge via social media, blog posts, open source projects, events, and user groups.

AWS APN Ambassador at Amazon Web Services
January 2018 - December 2019

The APN Ambassador program consists of highly qualified AWS professionals from our Advanced+ Consulting partners that are well-recognized for their experience and area of expertise and actively support the broader AWS community through public contributions.

AWS Cloud Evangelist at
August 2017 - December 2019

We started (proudly part of the Xebia Group) because we know moving to the cloud is the single most significant technology shift your company will face over the next decade. We are your trusted advisor on this journey and are determined to build a great company along the way.

AWS Cloud Architect / AWS Practice Lead at Xebia
March 2016 - December 2019

Xebia explores and creates new frontiers in IT. We provide innovative products and services and strive to stay one step ahead of our customers’ needs. We turn new technology trends into business advantages. As mainstream frontrunners, we create new IT solutions and build the future with our customers. Customers choose Xebia for our innovative solutions, technological depth and craftsmanship. In 2018 we started a new subsidiary of Xebia focussing on Cloud Technology called

AWS Cloud Architect at Mirabeau
September 2010 - December 2016

Creating world changing digital experiences is what makes our people tick. For we were born digital. We connect relevant data at the right place and the right time. We unite your business needs with customer needs and powerful technology. Ahead in a digital world.


AWS APN Ambassador - Top Contributor Award 2019
AWS APN Advanced Partner - Innovation Award 2019 (with
CAA Cloud Architect of the Year 2019 (NL) - Top 3 Finalist
AWS APN Advanced Partner - Rising Star Award 2018 (with

Cool Brands

While working for Mirabeau, Xebia,, I proudly worked with the following brands. Some companies for a few years, others just a few weeks or even days. The list is in random order and not exhaustive. Based on my future plans in 2020 and beyond, this list will be updated.

Lage Hoek 112, 1689CP Zwaag

KVK: 77233514
VAT: NL003167220B95
Martijn van Dongen
Free Agent / AWS Cloud Architect