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Software Engineer

White Rose, Leeds, United Kingdom

Job Description

Job Title:
Software Engineer
White Rose, Leeds, United Kingdom
Full-Time, Permanent
Software Engineering

What's your new role about?

What’s better than writing code that reaches millions of concurrent users globally? Doing it with millions more in mind. In 2020, we have even bigger expansion plans after successful launches in Germany, Japan, Canada, USA, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Spain & Brazil.  

Do you want the creative freedom to make the product something you’re proud to show others? The Backend teams are given the autonomy over the software built and provided and the power to select the right tool for the job to build a modern, scalable and resilient platform.

Is your current job allowing you to become better at your craft or just lengthening your years in the industry? Weather it's learning to speak at events, cross-training across the stack, learning to develop tools for other teams or gaining knowledge and ideas from some of the great minds we have here – you’ll always be getting better at DAZN.

The essentials for you!

Location: Leeds
Industry: Online Media and Broadcast Streaming
Engineering size: 200+ globally / 50 in Leeds
A taste of our Tech Stack: JavaScript, Node.js, React.js, es6, Mobx, AWS, AWS Lambda, Microservices, Microfrontends, Terraform, Typescript, GraphQL, Docker, New Relic, Webpack + more
Pronounced DA-ZONE (tricky, we know!) we are contributing members of the Open Source community and love to share our technological advances with everyone across the world!

Want to do your own research? These links are a good place to start:

Twitter: @DAZNeng

Don’t have an up to date CV? That’s cool with us, send over what you have and we can sort that out together.

Here’s what you will be working on (not everything, just the important stuff)

  • Deliver high quality, robust and testable code according to internal engineering procedures, code conventions and development methodologies.              
  • Contribute to comprehensive documentation that supports the development and support lifecycles.
  • Work to continually improve software deployment to ensure iterative releases and rapid deployment of updates to our customers across all platforms.         
  • Supporting other developers with their day-to-day work.              
  • Monitor system performance and resolve any issues or failures in staging or production environments.

To make an impact in our teams, you will have at least 3 of the following:

  • Node.js (memory profiling, debugging).
  • Understanding the nature of asynchronous programming and its quirks and workaround       
  • Knowledge about automated build processes     
  • Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability applications.             
  • Ability to write unit tests using JavaScript.
  • Understanding the fundamental design principles behind a scalable application.
  • Understanding of distributed systems and the difference between microservices and Message Driven Architecture.
  • Experience with at least one SQL/noSQL database.
  • Experience with AWS, AWS Lambda, Docker, Kubernetes.
  • Experience of working in an Agile software development environment.

Here's a little more about us…

At DAZN, we bring ambition to life. We are innovators, game-changers and pioneers. There are no limits to what we can achieve. So if you want to push boundaries and change the world, DAZN is the place to be.
As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to make your mark and the power to make change happen. We're doing things no-one has done before, giving fans and customers access to sport anytime, anywhere. We're using world-class technology to transform sports and revolutionise the industry and we're not going to stop.
Because for us, it's all about Limitless Ambition - never settling, always restless, always wanting more for our customers. We're growing fast and have made a big impact so far, and that's just the beginning. There's so much we can do. Working with us is exciting, empowering and truly global.
If you're ambitious, inventive, passionate, brave and supportive, then you're the kind of person who's going to succeed at DAZN. Come and join our team.
Who we are and what we do:

- Headquartered in the UK
- 2,800 employees in over 24 countries
- Home to DAZN – the largest, fastest-growing global sports streaming service live in Austria, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the United States
- In 2020, we will dramatically increase our presence, expanding to more than 200 countries and territories.
- Guarantee affordable access on all devices including TVs, smartphones, tablets, games consoles and PCs
- Work across every aspect from broadcast planning & production through to content distribution and commercialisation
We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment, both inside and outside of our walls, that values equality, diversity and where everyone can contribute at the highest level and have their voices heard. For us, this means hiring and developing the best people across all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, sexual orientations and gender identities.