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Senior Software Engineer - Content Metadata


Stockholm, Sweden 10-03-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description


As television and media habits change, our mission remains true to the principles that founded Discovery - every day we seek to ignite people's curiosity to engage, entertain and enlighten the world around them through amazing viewing experiences.

The Direct to Consumer Group (DTC) is a technology company within Discovery that is responsible for building a global streaming video platform to support a broad collection of Discovery's diverse brands around the world including Discovery, TLC, Food Network, Investigation Discovery, Animal Planet, Science Channel, HGTV, Eurosport, Motor Trend, and many more.

We are building modern container-based microservices operated on AWS. Our platform covers everything from search, catalog, video transcoding, personalization to global subscriptions, and much more. We build user experiences ranging from classic lean-back viewing to interactive learning applications.

At discovery+, you build it, own it, and release what you create. This connects you with your personal and technical development. We have an exciting year in front of us with international expansions and huge sporting events such as Allsvenskan and the Olympics. These services supply all Discovery's users.


We are the engineering team for Content Metadata at Discovery. Today we are eight engineers with various backgrounds and a passion for building the next generation streaming platform using new and emerging technologies.

We are a talented and autonomous team at the heart of Discovery's global streaming platform, building microservices that power streaming services for many brands across the world: discovery+, EurosportPlayer, Motortrend, and more.

You influence your team's strategy and contribute significantly to team planning. You show good judgment making trade-offs between immediate and long-term business needs by sharing your perspectives. You are an enthusiastic team member that makes other engineers around you more productive by sharing your knowledge and helping to tie-break key technical decisions.

• Enthusiastic about new and emerging technologies
• Proficient in Java (few other languages is a plus)
• Persistence and caching solutions such as PostgreSQL, Redis, ElasticSearch, Caffeine.
• Micro-service-based architectures for interservice communication.
• Asynchronous, non-blocking, functional programming and experience implementation with frameworks such as Spring WebFlux, vert.x
• Usage and understanding of Docker, Kubernetes, and AWS.
• Experience in building, operating, and a passion for owning services. Implementing alerting, metrics, and logging.

We are looking for you to join us!

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d55xvz-3-80-3-192-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands, such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel.