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Backend Developer (Node.js) - Market Expansion Team

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About the job

Launching our fantastic product in new markets is a NENT corporate strategy and a company's top priority. Our mission is, in an iterative manner, to conquer new markets with a product that scales and adapts to become a sought-after international player. We do this in an efficient manner and for each market entry, we learn and improve to ensure that the effort and time to market is decreasing every time.

Would you like to be part of this exciting journey and be part of our continued success? Are you motivated by developing something that makes people happy? Perfect, then we could have a match! With expansion in mind, our top priority is to have a scalable and resilient platform. We are now looking for more Backend Developers to join our team - send us your application today!

The position

We thrive in using the latest technology, always keeping up to date, and constantly develop our ways of working. We work with Node.js in a micro-services architecture that runs serverless in AWS. Also, we build our whole product here in-house.

The Market Expansion team is set up with 4 Backend Developers (Node.js) and 3 Platform Developers (Android, iOS, Big screen). 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!

As a Backend Developer in the Market Expansion team, you will have the opportunity to grow even further within your role, as all the members of the team will work with and drive the architectural decisions and suggestions related to market expansion. You will learn all about the different parts of our product and have lots of complex problems to analyze and discuss and solve together within your team and together with other stakeholders. The competence and skills you will contribute with and the work you will do is super interesting, fun and really important for our company!

The position starts with being a full-time member of the UK launch team, where you will contribute with your competence and craftmanship as well as get important learnings of entering new markets. When the UK launch is finalized you will continue working as a member of the Market Expansion team with the long-term mission to enable entering new markets in an efficient way.

Some of your daily tasks will include:

  • Working with microservice/serverless architecture
  • Ship code to production multiple times a day
  • Plan and execute load tests
  • Find new ways to technically improve market entries
  • Modify and configure Viaplay backend services to enter new markets
  • Communicate with other teams to ensure seamless market entries

    What we are looking for

    We are looking for motivated developers with enthusiasm for software development and an interest in constantly improving their skills. You have worked with a variety of tasks requiring complex problem solving using Javascript. If you also have an interest in multiple programming languages, you will fit right in!


Ideal candidates also meet the following requirements:

  • Several years of professional experience developing web-based services, using Node.js.
  • Good understanding of REST API.
  • Experience in developing services in AWS.
  • Ability to write testable and scalable code
  • A person that wants to help shape the future of our product with regards to expanding into new markets.
  • A team player that wants to grow within the craftmanship.

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

  • Knowledge in Java is nice to have, but not mandatory.
  • Experience in working with some modern frontend frameworks, such as React.js.

We offer you

Our HQ is in Stockholm, but our market is expanding beyond that. 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 make decisions in an autonomous team
  • 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.
  • An innovative environment with hack days 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. We inspire others and share knowledge openly.
  • 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 sounds like an exciting opportunity to you, please apply, and attach your CV and cover letter. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact our recruiter Jessica at jessica.qvennerstedt@nentgroup.com.

Nordic Entertainment Group AB (publ.) (NENT Group) is committed to equality and diversity and we welcome applications from all qualified people 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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