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Viaplay Group Stockholm Heltid

Data Engineer

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.

We’re now in need to strengthen our team in our Stockholm office with a Data Engineer!

What you can expect from the role:

As a Data Engineer with Viaplay Group you will join our Data Science department which is a central initiative supporting Nordic Entertainment Group. Our mission is to provide our commercial and product departments with solutions for our data lake, product embellishment and analytics. As a member of the Data Engineering team you will work with a solid and mature Big Data architecture hosted in AWS Cloud using open-sourced environment and work with the following coding languages: Java, Python and Scala.

Some of your daily tasks will include - but not be limited to:

  • Discussing with team on data lake infrastructure and architecture
  • Building and maintaining data lake infrastructure and architecture
  • Handling huge amounts of datasets coming directly from our Viaplay product
  • Drive changes in our development processes that affect business decisions.
  • Engineer solutions which will in turn enhance features in the services such as our recommendation engine.
  • Creating, maintaining and investigating hundreds of data pipelines
What you bring to the table:

To be our next colleague, we believe you are currently either working as a Data Engineer, or as a Software Engineer and want to learn more about Big Data and its principles.

Ideal candidates meet the following requirements:

  • Experience with Java/Scala development.
  • Experience or knowledge in Infrastructure development for Big Data architectures (EMR, SPARK, Airflow, Presto,
  • Know the inner workings of the ETL/ELT process and software development.
  • Cares about the end result and how your work will impact the users.
  • Able to share knowledge and communicate with colleagues and stakeholders.
  • A commitment to testing, code review and other quality-oriented practices and supporting workflows are also highly valued.
  • A good attitude, sense of humor, and ability to work humbly with others in a creative team environment.

It’d be awesome if you also have:

  • Experience with CI/CD using Github.
  • Experience working with cloud tech, specifically experience in AWS and its plethora of services.
  • Experience in handling and fetching everything from traditional, relational data to semi- or unstructured data.
  • Experience working with containerized solutions.
  • EXASOL or any other databases.
  • Knowledge in SQL.
  • Knowledge in Python.
  • Experience with Real-Time processing architecture (Flink, Kinesis or similar).

What we can offer you:
  • Unlimited access to our full Viaplay product – including live sports, movie rentals, linear channels and more].
  • The freedom to try new things in autonomous teams.
  • A safe pace to grow and up-skill. Our learning culture puts you in control of your development, while always making sure you feel supported with regular knowledge sharing sessions, technical training and peer-to-peer networks.
  • An innovative environment – plus Hack Days twice a year.
  • A genuinely international and diverse group of colleagues from all over the world. (Last time we checked, we have more than 60 different nationalities in-house and we’re getting closer to our goal of a 50:50 gender balance).
  • A hybrid work environment where you and your team can decide how you’d like to split your time between home and the office.
  • 30 days of paid vacation, flexible work hours and extra compensation on top of your parental pay lift.
  • An attractive pension and insurance plan with health care coverage.
It’s time to hit play!

If this feels like your kind of challenge, make sure you apply by attachingv your CV (or updated LinkedIn profile) here. Please be aware that we don’t accept applications through email, but if you do have any questions about this position, you should reach out to our recruiter Albin Näsman at

Want to learn more about who we are and what we do? Check out our careers page or follow us on Instagram!

  • 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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