Back-End Software Engineer
Schibsted Media Group is an international media group with 6800 employees in 31 countries. From Mexico to Malaysia, from Brazil to Norway – millions of people interact with Schibsted companies every day. We ensure that new and old sofas can be sold. News reports are read and watched when, where and how consumers want. Weather reports are checked with quick online services. Carpenters are found through a couple of clicks. Prices are compared and the latest fashion is browsed... these examples are just some of the ways our services empower people all around the world in their daily lives.
Schibsted Products & Technology is a brand new technology start-up within Schibsted, with offices in London, Stockholm, Barcelona and Oslo. Our philosophy is built on keeping an open mind, challenging ourselves, and the status quo. The goal is to shape the future of our industry. To achieve this we recruit attitude in addition to technical skills. If you are driven, ambitious, not afraid of challenges and thrive on finding new solutions, we want to hear from you. The overall mission of Schibsted Products and Technology is to develop the common global product platforms and technology infrastructure necessary to create data and identity based ecosystems; empowering local entrepreneurs, delighting users, and driving Schibsted’s future growth. With over 250 million monthly active users under our belt, we're able to harness huge amounts data to provide insights on a global scale. Together with our deep local expertise, we've got a winning combination.
You will help build state of the art systems and data infrastructure to power Schibsted’s digital transformation. Data from over a hundred of diverse sites will power great user features for our media and classified sites. This is a unique opportunity to help design, build, and scale a brand new data infrastructure system to power everything from better articles and classified recommendations to more relevant ads, as well as build production systems that improve user experience.
Engineer and implement highly scalable systems, using the best development practices and tools.
Help define our development environment, and communicate the best development practices within the organization (i.e. code reviews, testing, etc).
Continuously monitor the quality of our systems, design measurements to monitor their health (both the engineering systems and data quality).
Work closely with other teams (Data Science, Product and UX) at Schibsted to drive product development.
You’re fluent in multiple development languages (static and dynamic), and interested in learning more.
You have a deep understanding of systems design, algorithms, and data structures.
The cloud is your friend. Experience with AWS, Google Cloud, or any proprietary clouds.
Experience with distributed computing technologies.
Experience with some of the “big data” technologies like Spark, MapReduce, Hadoop, Kafka, Storm, Cassandra, large scale storage systems.
You are comfortable working with multiple stakeholders from different parts of the organization toward a consensus.
ABOUT THE TEAMS
The Publishing teams are in it to reinvent our publishing products. We want to leap from products being desktop & anonymous by design into an ecosystem of personal & device-agnostic next generation products, all enabled by an digital-only publishing platform for the modern newsroom. You’ll work with products for the biggest publishing brands in Norway and Sweden (e.g. VG, Aftonbladet, Svenska Dagbladet and Aftenposten) - publishers that are passionate about independent journalism and nailing a great product experience for its vast volume of users. With these products, you’ll reach more than half the population in Norway and Sweden - on a daily basis. In other words, it’s an amazing laboratory for product innovation.
We are investing heavily to build a world-class publishing platform: A seamless end-to-end experience for publishers to create, distribute and monetize next generation publishing products. The ambition for our next generation publishing products is an ecosystem of products that deliver and tell news in a way that makes users feel like they have their own intelligent personal editor - seamless across any device.
Sitting still is the worst thing we can do. We need passionate engineering people to ensure we’re able to reinvent publishing in a way that meets user needs and preserves independent journalism and editorial accountability.
We are building a service oriented architecture running on Amazon AWS using different technologies such as Java, PHP, Node.js, Elasticsearch, MySQL, PostgreSQL. We believe in using the right tool for the job and are always looking at new technologies which can help improve our platform.
The Identity team is looking for software engineers who loves build great software that can scale to serve 200 million users and all our products.
We share the fun and believe freedom and flexibility at work coupled with strong responsibility supports a creative, innovative and productive environment.
Here are the teams we are building up in Oslo and Stockholm:
- Login - Building world class authentication system for native experience. Very fast, secure and based on open standards.
- Privacy - Protecting our users data at a much deeper level by enabling User Managed Access to encrypted user data across Schibsted.
- Profile - A single mypages/profile for our users across all products.
- Platform - Making identity a platform with SDKs, developer console etc.
- Presence - Extending identity with messaging.
- Experimentation - Enabling self serve experimentation and analysis for anyone in Schibsted.
We currently have close to 6 million users in the Nordics and are now stepping up the game, building the next generation identity provider platform to roll out globally. We are building a service oriented architecture running on Amazon AWS using different technologies such as Java, PHP, NodeJS, Elastic Search, Cassandra, MySQL, MongoDB. We believe in using the right tool for the job and are always looking at new technologies which can help improve our platform.
Do you want to be part of the team who goes global and reinvents login? Apply now!
The Payment team is building a common platform for online and P2P payments for the Schibsted group. We are building a 100% cloud-based green-field micro service platform based on the latest technologies such as Netflix OSS, Docker, Spring-boot, Dropwizard, Amazon SQS, and Cloud Formations. The team operates under the Financial Supervisory Authorities of Norway and has a license to handle electronic money.
Our aim is to provide an international payment platform supporting all relevant online payment providers in all markets where Schibsted is operating (and they are many). In addition to traditional payments we are also building P2P payment solutions for our online classified and marketplaces, like FINN.no, Blocket.se, Leboncoin.fr, Segundamano.es, and more… To do all this we need you, excellent software engineers who thrives learning and employing cutting edge technologies. You are used to take responsibility of a feature from idea to design, through development and further on to deployment and ultimately running it in production.