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Backend Developer (Node.js)

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About the job

Would you like to be part of building the most sought-after streaming service in the Nordics – with the ambition to become the European streaming challenger? Launching our fantastic product in new markets is a NENT corporate strategy and a top priority. We are now looking for a new Backend Developer to enable us to grow the platform, enhance our user experience and create the next generation of streaming services. Are you our next colleague? 

The team you’ll join

The Personalisation & Relevance team is a product development team focused on tailoring and customizing Viaplay’s user experience according to customer's preferences & specific needs. To do so, we utilise user profile features to leverage the personalized experience throughout the Viaplay service – so that our customers can start up the streaming app right where they left off last time.

Our product mission is to provide a highly relevant and engaging experience and we actively measure metrics on our way towards this goal. We work collaboratively in a hypothesis-driven manner, both exploratively and iteratively. This means that all team members get to take part in user research, ideation, a/b-testing, and validating that the improvements we do lead to desired outcomes. When it comes to the technology side of things, we actively monitor the performance of our platform and ensure we take necessary leaps forward in the solutions we choose. The team works closely with product and engineering management, continuously trying to improve our ways of working and delivering value frequently.

We are an international and diverse team, that values close collaboration while aiming towards our goals. The team members are skilled backend/full stack developers, client developers, a product designer, a QA/scrum master, an engineering manager & a product manager. We often choose mob/pair programming to spread knowledge and learn new skills.

The position

As a Backend Developer at Viaplay, you will have the opportunity to work at the forefront of digital media, develop the platform to meet the situations of a continuously growing user base. Your engagement will shape the future of our service as you will be involved in defining the cutting edge for video on demand. We are now looking for a new team member to help us grow the platform, enhance our user experience, and create the next generation of streaming services. We work in a modern organization, always keeping up with the latest technology. We work with Node.js in a micro-services architecture that runs in AWS. Also, we build our whole product here in-house.

The journey ahead

You will join a stable and fun cross-functional team and deliver engineering solutions aligned with technical and product long-term visions. Our team delivers on clear goals based on our customer journey and we are fully autonomous in how to create the best solutions to reach our goals. In other words, if you enjoy working in an innovative way, and appreciate collaborating with your fellow and having a real impact on how we shape the platform, you should consider joining our team!

Some of your daily tasks will include:
  • Building good and high performing micro-services in Node.js
  • Microservice/Serverless architecture
  • Using multiple programming languages
  • Flexible production environment supported by Docker hosted in the Amazon Cloud
  • An agile development process where we encourage pair/mob programming
  • Directing our product iterations based on consumer feedback and behavior data
  • Swarming and troubleshooting
What we are looking for

We are looking for a creative developer with a genuine interest in software development and a motivation to constantly improve your skills. You have worked with a variety of tasks requiring complex problem-solving using JavaScript and if you enjoy close collaboration in a cross-functional team setting, you will fit right in! You will be part of a team that makes things happen in a professional manner.

Ideal candidates also meet the following requirements:
  • Solid experience developing web-based services, using Node.js
  • Good understanding of REST API
  • Understanding of test- or behavior-driven development (TDD/BDD) including supporting frameworks
  • Experience in developing services in the private cloud infrastructure, for example, AWS
  • Interest and motivation to work with modern frameworks
Bonus requirements that will make you stand out from the rest:
  • Experience working with a state-less and high transactional end-user product, bonus if you also know Java
  • Experience of working with Frontend developing, such as React.js
What we offer you

Our HQ is in Stockholm, but our market is the Nordics. You will become part of an amazing company with great people, content, and culture. Some of the benefits we offer you when working here are:

  • An agile approach, freedom to try out new things, and independent decision-making by our autonomous teams.
  • A place to grow and learn from our mistakes. We have a learning and development-focused environment with an emphasis on knowledge sharing, training, regular internal technical talks, pair programming, and mob programming.
  • An innovative environment with HackDays.
  • An international and diverse environment with people from all over the world working here. We have 35+ different nationalities in the office coming from different backgrounds.
  • An attractive offer with a beneficial occupational pension plan, insurance plan, health care, 30 days of paid vacation, flexible work hours and parental leave pay lift.
We want to hear from you!

If this feels like your kind of challenge, please apply and attach your CV or LinkedIn profile. With social distance in mind these days, we are currently providing a digital recruitment process that will include video interviews with the manager and team members. If you have any questions, contact our recruiter Vidar Bjurström at

Nordic Entertainment Group AB (publ.) (NENT Group) is committed to equality and diversity and we welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and marital status. We want to make sure your recruitment experience is the best it can be – so, if you’re selected for an interview, please let us know if there are any adjustments we can make that would be helpful for you.

Nordic Entertainment Group AB (publ.) (NENT Group) is the Nordic region’s leading entertainment provider. We entertain millions of people every day with our streaming services, TV channels and radio stations, and our production companies create content that is experienced around the world. We make life more entertaining by telling stories, touching lives and expanding worlds – from live sports, movies and series to music and original shows. Headquartered in Stockholm, NENT Group is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (‘NENT A’ and ‘NENT B’).

  • 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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