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Team Lead - Client Backend

Are you passionate about driving the agile process? Do you want to work in a combined role of software development and technical leadership? Perfect, then we could have a match! We’re looking for a hands on Team Lead for our Client Backend Team in Stockholm. If you believe you have what it takes - we’re waiting for your application!

The position

As a Team Lead and Senior Developer with Viaplay Client backend  you will be part of a team who's main responsibility is to collect information from various internal and external systems and present them in a customized fashion that suits the needs of each of Viaplay’s various clients. Viaplay has an impressive set of premium content rights, covering sports, such as Premier League, Champions League as well as movies and series. You will have the opportunity to work at the forefront of digital media, growing the platform to meet the challenges of a continuously growing user base. Your engagement will shape the future of our service as you’ll be involved in defining the cutting edge for video on demand.

The challenge ahead

You will be working in a team of developers responsible for delivering business-critical micro-services to all Viaplay platform clients by continuously adding functionality to our system, while improving existing features. As our teams are cross-functional you will closely collaborate with people in other functions and some of your challenges will include:

  • Microservice/Serverless architecture
  • Using multiple programming paradigms and languages
  • Flexible production environment supported by Docker hosted in the Amazon Cloud
  • An agile development process where we promote code reviewing and pair/mob programming

What we are looking for

You are a passionate leader with a genuine interest in software development and ambition to constantly improve your software development skills. You like to be part of a team that makes things happen in a brilliant manner. If this describes you and you want to be part of shaping the future of our product, you will fit right in!  

Successful candidates also meet the following requirements:

  • A burning interest of driving the Agile process within the development team
  • Professional experience developing web-based services using Node.js
  • Understanding of test- or behavior-driven development (TDD/BDD) including supporting frameworks
  • Experience in developing services in the cloud, preferably AWS

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

  • Experience working with high traffic, highly scalable end user product

Join us today

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. 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 Max Moen at max.moen@nentgroup.com.

Nordic Entertainment Group (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 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. Headquartered in Stockholm, NENT Group is part of Modern Times Group MTG AB (publ), a leading international digital entertainment group listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (‘MTGA’ and ‘MTGB’). NENT Group is itself proposed to be listed separately on Nasdaq Stockholm in due course.  



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Our culture

We offer a creative environment with focus on ongoing development of a product aspiring to be in the forefront of digital user experience. Our ambition is to be the best company to work for in the digital industry. We constantly strive towards building strong, collaborative teams, and creating an inspiring place to work at. 


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