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Video Engineer - Viaplay

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About the job

Viaplay is part of Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) 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 exciting content for media companies around the world. We make life more entertaining by enabling the best and broadest experiences – from live sports to movies to series to music and our own original shows. 

We are now looking to strengthen our tech team in Stockholm with a Video Engineer for our Streaming Experience team. Send us you application today! 

The Position

As a Video Engineer, you will help evolving our video transcoding and processing workflow to deliver powerful features that serves our customers. Our vision is to offer an immersive, cinematic, ‘sit back and relax’ experience and we see you being a key player getting us there. 

We are looking for a Video Engineer with strong engineering fundamentals that want to join a fast-paced, creative, and inclusive team. 

The role is wide and stretches from researching and developing future video- and streaming functionality to daily operational tasks, like investigation of production issues.

Together with your cross-functional team you will work closely with different stakeholders across NENT Group, as well as towards partners and external stakeholders. This role gives you impact on the end product to make sure we can live up to our mission: provide the best available stream at any given time. 

The Journey Ahead

You will join a kick-ass Streaming Experience cross-functional team (client and backend development, QA, product management) and deliver engineering solutions aligned with technical and product long-term visions. The team delivers on clear goals based on our customer journey and is fully autonomous in how to create the best solutions to reach the 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! 

Some of your daily challenges will include: 

  • Manage, optimize and develop our video transcoding platform to ensure it’s sustainable, high performance, stable and redundant. 
  • Manage our transcoding and monitoring solutions. 
  • Follow up on QoE statistics and investigate potential issues. 
  • Investigate reported issues to find root causes and make improvements. 
  • Assist developers regarding video, audio- and streaming related problems. 
  • Evaluate and test new or alternative solutions and products. 
  • Ensure company success by transparent reporting and communication, cross-product cooperation and acting in accordance with company values and regulations. 
What we are looking for 

To be our new colleague, we believe that you have a good understanding of the streaming market and relevant technologies. You are passionate about creating world-class streaming services with high quality and learning new things.  

Successful candidates also meet the following requirements: 

  • A technical education background or equivalent work experience. 
  • Experience in working with streaming technologies e.g. video encoding, ABR, packaging, CDN, DRM etc. 
  • Experience of working with AWS cloud services e.g. CloudFormation Templates, EC2, Cloudfront, S3 and similar. 
  • Thrive in sharing knowledge and experience with others.
  • Solid problem-solving skills. 
  • Strong communication skills and a great team player

Bonus qualifications

  • Developer background. 
  • Experience working as a System Owner or similar. 
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 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 recruiter 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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