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Senior Software Engineer - Subscriptions & Communication


Stockholm, Sweden 07-06-2021
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Job Description

Senior Software Engineer (Back-End) - Subscriptions & Communication

Who we are

Discovery's Stockholm Engineering team shipped the core services of Discovery's growing streaming video platform. We are now a hub for a growing global engineering group of hundreds of software engineers. We are looking for technically deep, analytical software engineers to join our growing Stockholm team. If your interest lies in building highly scalable container-based services, then this may be the team for you.

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 is a technology company within the Discovery brand. We are building a global streaming video platform (OTT), and a suite of applications to support all of our network's brands globally. We are building modern container-based micro-services operated on AWS. Our platform covers everything from search, catalog, video transcoding, personalization, to global subscriptions, and really much more. We build user experiences ranging from classic lean-back viewing to interactive learning applications. We build for connected TVs, web, mobile phones, tablets, and consoles for a large footprint of Discovery-owned networks around the world.

We are hiring senior back-end software development engineers to join our Subscription & Communications team in Stockholm.
Our team: Subscription & Communications

We are the engineering team for the Subscriptions & Communication teams at discovery+. Today we are engineers with various backgrounds and connect with our passion for new and emerging technologies.
Our team culture consists of a can-do and supportive mindset. We have an exciting year in front of us with both international expansions as well as huge sporting events such as Allsvenskan and the Olympics. Now, we're expanding! We're currently looking for engineers to work with our backend services. These services supply all of Discovery's users around the world with subscriptions & communications and allow them to watch all our fantastic content.

Reach out to me (Jonas Kårström) or apply here to know more about the Subscription & Communications teams

Who are you

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.

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 worldwide and allow them to watch all our amazing and diverse content.
- Millions of subscribers and growing fast
- Global platform
- Thousands of requisitions/second
- Greenfield with no legacy, see for yourself
- New and emerging technologies

Sounds exciting?

About you
• 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.

discovery+ has now over 16 million subscribers worldwide and growing fast with a wide array of content and products. Discovery Communications also owns the rights to the Olympic Games 2018 - 2024. Read more from our Tech Hub.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dyky0m-3-235-60-144-42 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.