Nordic Entertainment Group • Stockholm • Heltid
Are you keen on being at the forefront of technology? Do you thrive in a role where you can combine your leadership skills with technical expertise? You know what – we might have the opening for you! We are now hiring Principal Backend Engineers to our Engineering organisation.The position
As a Principal Backend Engineer at Viaplay, you will actively drive and participate in conversations regarding the tech vision to ensure that we develop the platform to meet the challenges of a continuously growing user base. With your passion for technical leadership and willingness to act as a role model for others, you will be an advocate for the developer community and facilitate the development of technical strategies in your domain.
You will join a cross-functional team and deliver engineering solutions aligned with technical and product long-term visions. We build our entire product in-house with apps in native languages and a microservice backend on Node.js in AWS. We strongly believe that being on the edge of things when it comes to technology is crucial, always keeping ourselves up to date and constantly challenging the status quo. As Principal Engineer, you will play an important role in this by bringing clarity to complexity and demonstrate smart ways to simply ensuring that we build a world-class streaming experience.The journey ahead
Your engagement will shape the future of our service as you will be involved in defining the cutting-edge for video on demand. As our product grows to new customers and expands to new countries and regions, our top priority is to have a scalable and resilient platform to exceed the expectations of our audience.
Some of your daily challenges will include - but not be limited to:
We are looking for a passionate and experienced developer with a genuine interest in software development and leadership. We believe that you are currently working in a role as Principal Engineer, Technical Lead, Technical Director or Technical Architect, and have experience of working with a variety of challenges requiring complex technical problems.
You thrive in a high-energy, autonomous team-driven environment where you are asked to have a strategic perspective to develop our business.
Successful candidates also meet the following requirements:
Bonus requirements that will make you stand out from the rest:
Please note that a background check will be performed on the final candidate before hiring.
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 recruiter Lisa Sindsjö at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.We offer you
Our HQ is in Stockholm, but our market is the Nordics and beyond. 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:
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’).
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.