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Frontend Developer

Would you like to be part of building the most sought-after streaming service in the Nordics? Awesome, we might have the challenge for you! We’re currently looking for a Frontend Developer for our Viafree Team to join our office in Stockholm. If this is you - go ahead and apply!

The position

As a Frontend Developer in the Viafree Team you will join our small but experienced team and continue to shape and develop the Viafree streaming service. You will work with other highly motivated developers with a great sense of humor to build robust and well-structured services for the Viafree technical platform. The role will focus on building strong and high performing web-based interfaces and applications in order to grow the platform, enhance our user experience and create the next generation of streaming services. Your engagement will shape the future of our service as you’ll be involved in defining the cutting edge for advertising video on demand. Our teams work cross-functionally so you will have a close collaboration with UX, Design and QA in your mission to grow and enhance our web platform.

The challenge ahead

You will join our international team of fun-loving web developers and be responsible of everything client side for web including Chromecast video player and smart TVs such as Samsung and PS4. We use the latest technologies in video streaming to build and maintain our existing platform, everything in-house. In addition, you will play an active role in discussions on how to find the best solutions for improving our product. Everyday work will include running and taking ownership of technical design, complexity assessment, development, test and deployment. Further challenges you will meet on a daily basis are:

  • Building strong and high performing frontend components in React.js
  • Driving our product iterations based on consumer feedback and behaviour data
  • Collaboration with other teams in a fast-paced and agile development process

What we are looking for

You are an experienced developer and have worked with a variety of tasks requiring complex problem solving using Javascript. You have been involved in the development of services that require a high degree of scalability, performance and fault tolerance. If you also have strong communication skills and excellent analytical skills, we’d be really happy!

Successful candidates also meet the following requirements:

  • At least 3-4 years of work life experience developing web applications with Javascript
  • Strong experience with React.js and Redux
  • Experience of Functional Programming concept
  • Experience creating responsive, device-agnostic interfaces via progressive enhancement
  • Team player with dedication to unit testing, code review and other quality-oriented practices
  • Enthusiasm for Agile software development

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

  • Eye for color and form, can analyze and have an opinion on design
  • CSS Grid och Flexbox (layout systems)
  • SCSS/Less (CSS preprocessors)
  • Knowledge about Node.js ecosystem and microservices

    We want to hear from 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. 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 committed to equality and diversity and we welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, 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.

    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.

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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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