Software Engineer - Backend - Content Discovery

London, England, gb
Company: DAZN Group
Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Published on 2021-08-01 18:10:25

What’s Your New Role About?

As a software engineer in the Content Discovery backend team, you will be working on the beating heart of the DAZN application itself – the API services powering all content discovery services for our front-end applications across all platforms.

You'll be driven by the challenge of building and maintaining services used by millions of people at once. Services which need to scale from a couple of thousands to millions of concurrent users in a matter of minutes.

You will work closely with the Product team to create solutions to deliver new and exciting features to the clients.

This is a great opportunity to develop within a supportive, collaborative team who are always learning from each other and adopt continuous improvement. We're inclusive and encourage everyone to bring their ideas to the table. The team is currently based in Hammersmith, London however we're flexible on your location but ideally, you'll be willing to travel to the Hammersmith office for an occasional team social event. 

Benefits include a bonus scheme, 25 days’ annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), private medical & life insurance, pension contributions up to 5%, team meals & dinner vouchers, conference sponsorships, accreditation support, access to a wide variety of learning resources and more.

OUR TECH STACK (BUT NOT LIMITED TO):

·NodeJS - Javascript & Typescript

·Terraform

·Docker

·AWS:ECS, Lambda, DynamoDB, Kinesis & Aurora-Postgres

·New Relic

·Github Actions

HERE'S WHAT YOU WILL DO (NOT ALL OF IT, JUST THE IMPORTANT STUFF!)

  • Build and maintain scalable microservices, handling thousands of requests per second serving millions of customers
  • Build and design features collaboratively with Product Managers, and other Software Engineers
  • Own the development, testing, deployment and monitoring of our services end to end
  • Share knowledge and collaborate with other developers across the business
  • DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS ?

  • Experience in building microservices
  • Experience with Node.js
  • Experience with Functions as a Service (AWS Lambda/GCP Cloud Functions/Azure Functions)
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical ideas to others
  • Ability to write testable software
  • Ability to take ideas through to delivery 
  • DESIRABLE BUT NOT ESSENTIAL

  • Experience with Typescript
  • Experience with AWS and its services 
  • Experience with Terraform (or any IaC tool)
  • Experience with maintaining and operating services at high-scale 
  • Experience with event-driven architectures
  • Contributed to open-source projects 
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