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Infrastructure Manager

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About the job

At Nordic Entertainment Group, we entertain millions of people every day through our streaming services, radio networks, TV channels and production companies. From live sports and films to music and our own original shows, our purpose is to tell stories, touch lives and expand worlds. We’re now launching our Viaplay streaming service in a wide range of new markets and aiming to become the international streaming challenger. As a Nordic company with a global perspective and clear values, we’re looking for the best talents to join us on our journey.

The position

As an Infrastructure manager within the Content Infrastructure team, you will lead a team of 5-10 individuals (sysadmins and infrastructure architects) being their direct reporting manager and operational leader. The operational leader role includes in firsthand foreseeing there is an up-to-date delivery plan, coaching and growing the team members to deliver on the same, as well as coordinate with relevant stakeholder within NENT group in deliveries from design to deploy.

As a direct reporting manager, you manage the staff throughout the cycle, conduct performance and salary reviews and compile results from employee engagement surveys with follow-up workshops. You will also be responsible for staffing and recruitment for your team as well as supervising the competence level with the bigger group in mind, to fulfill the needs.

You will also in your manager role act upon budget related activities as well as be a contact person to involved suppliers.

Alongside with the experience as a manager you use your competence as system administrator when coaching, leading, and coordinating the team to ensure stable, up to date and healthy systems to serve NENT groups various services ranging from streaming to linear TV.

The team works with all three pillars of infrastructure (compute, network, and storage) with responsibilities of, but not limited to:

  • A 1000+ core OpenStack farm, backed by Ceph 
  • The internal networks and most company Internet traffic (we're a LIR, using four large ISPs) 
  • A multi-petabyte storage supporting the NENT group 
  • We build and manage the streaming platform where all Viaplay Sports and streaming TV channels originate (ingest, caches, load balancers). We orchestrate most of it using Salt.
The journey ahead

NENT is a mature company with decades-old roots while at the same time entering an expansion phase, which places the Content Infrastructure team in a highly diverse situation. As a team responsible for large parts of NENT's core infrastructure, there is a need to both provide a rock-solid base while at the same time research and implement new technologies.

The team is quite an autonomous group where technology decisions are made within the team and granting a high degree of freedom, but also the responsibility to do our due diligence.

The team strives to be sysadmin full stack with generalists of all field where the specialists in the team drives the change in their specialized area.

What we are looking for

To be our next colleague, we believe that you have been working as a system administrator or infrastructure architect, about 5-10 years and have a proven track record of successfully managing a sysadmin team.

You have experiences in managing a team from both a personnel perspective as well as planning and coordinating the work accordingly to follow a prioritized backlog. In this role communication skills and service mindedness are key as we communicate and help stakeholders out in a daily manner where you will be the front figure of the team.

We think that you are goal-oriented, driven, accurate with quality as peer, analytical and service-conscious. You are a good listener and have a native interest in mentoring and coaching of a team.

Ideal candidates also meet the following technical requirements:

  • Deep Linux knowledge
  • General knowledge in knowing how to script, preferably in Python and/or shell
  • Knowledge about and experience with the OSI model
  • Knowledge about the difference between block, object and filebased systems
  • General knowledge in managing a various amount of different hardware

What we’re saying with the above is that you need a lot of experience in different fields, but it’s not necessary to be an expert in any of them.

Bonus requirements that will make you stand out from the rest:

  • Experience with Docker and Kubernets [and related technologies]
  • Experience with OpenStack
  • Ceph
  • ELK stack
  • Saltstack, Ansible or similar tools for automation and control
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:

  • A hybrid and flexible work model to make it able to work part-time remotely.
  • 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 and regular internal technical talks, pair programming and mob programming.
  • An innovative environment with hackdays two times a year.
  • 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.

Hit Play on your career!

If this feels like your kind of challenge, please apply and attach your CV and cover letter. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact our Talent Acquisition Partner Karl Saeter 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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