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Backend Developer (Node.js)

About the job

At Viaplay Group, we entertain millions of people every day through our streaming services, radio networks, TV channels and production studios. We believe in the power of content not just as a way of telling stories and touching lives, but also expanding worlds.

We may have started in the Nordics, but we have a global mindset and consider ourselves to be the international entertainment provider. This means we’re constantly launching our Viaplay streaming service in new markets and on the lookout for talented, curious, driven professionals to join us on our journey.

Right now, we’re searching for a Backend Developer in our Stockholm office – are you ready to hit play on an exciting career change?

The role

As a Backend Developer at Viaplay, you will have the opportunity to build the most sought-after streaming service in the Nordics. You will be at the forefront of digital media and develop the platform for our continuously growing user base. Your engagement will shape the future of our service as you will be involved in defining the future for video on demand. You will be part of growing the platform, enhance our user experience, and create the next generation of streaming services.

You will join a cross-functional team and deliver engineering solutions aligned with technical and product long-term visions. The team delivers on clear goals based on our customer journey and are fully autonomous in how to create the best solutions to reach their goals. In other words, if you are into working in an innovative way and done with just delivering on Jira tickets all day - we have an offer you can’t refuse!

    What we’re looking for

    We understand you may feel confident ticking certain boxes more than others and that’s why we always keep an open mind in our recruitment process. But, in order to thrive in this role, we do believe you’ll have at least some experience in the following:

    • Building solid and high performing micro-services in Node.js, Microservice/Serverless architecture.
    • Using multiple programming paradigms and languages.
    • Working in a production environment supported by Docker hosted in the Amazon Cloud.
    • Working in an agile development process
    • Pair/mob programming.
    • Working with product iterations based on consumer feedback and behavior data.

    It’s a bonus if you have:

    • Experience with Rust
    • Experience of working with some modern frontend frameworks, such as React.js.
    Our offering
    • We’ve got the basics covered (and then some)! 30 days of paid vacation every year, flexible work arrangements and compensation on top of a parental pay lift.
    • Your wellbeing matters.  Pension and insurance scheme with health care coverage should you need it.
    • A safe space to grow and up-skill with the freedom to try new things in autonomous teams. Our learning culture puts you in the driver’s seat of your own development, while always making sure you feel supported with regular knowledge-sharing sessions, technical training, mentorship opportunities and peer-to-peer networks.
    • An innovative environment with Hack Days, not once, but twice a year. This week-long initiative allows you to think outside the box and deliver creative, technical solutions that (more often than not) go on to be implemented, either in our product or our ways of working.
    • A genuinely international and diverse group of colleagues to connect with. We’re striving towards a 50:50 gender balance & we’re not far off – plus last time we checked, we have more than 60 different nationalities across our nine offices!
    • Entertainment is what we love, and entertainment is what we do. So, unlimited access to Viaplay seems only fair for you to get to know the product – including live sports & pay per view events, new release movie rentals, linear channels and more.
    Hit play today

    If this feels like your kind of challenge, make sure you apply by attaching your CV here – you may also want to add your LinkedIn profile. Please don’t send us your application via email because we won’t be able to accept it. We do, however, welcome any questions you may have about this particular position.

    Want to learn more about who we are and what we do? Check out our careers page or follow us on Instagram! We’re only ever a few clicks away.



    • Perk: New technologies New technologies
    • Perk: Team work Team work
    • Perk: Hackathon Hackathon
    • Perk: Wellbeing allowance Wellbeing allowance
    • Perk: Competent and fun colleagues Competent and fun colleagues
    • Perk: Parental leave premium Parental leave premium
    Who are we

    Streaming services, radio networks, TV and production companies. It's our mission to create compelling stories that reach beyond media outlets and touch people's lives.

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