Software Engineer – Backend (Javascript)

Katowice, Poland

Job Description

Job Title:
Software Engineer – Backend (Javascript)
Location:
Katowice, Poland
Schedule:
Full-Time, Permanent
Team:
61-446 - Technology - Product Technology
Department:
A - Dept HM uses to open req
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What's your new role about?

THE ROLE:

Do you want to have an impact on a product that is used by millions of users across multiple devices on a daily basis? 
Our tech works seamlessly, 24/7, and is cutting-edge, scalable and resilient. Our people are dedicated, flexible and fast-moving, rising to every challenge that streaming to a global audience of fans brings. 
We make learning a fundamental part of the job. Our industry-leading experts continually share their expertise with their colleagues and the wider industry. We host lightning talks, brown bag sessions, hackathons and more, and you’ll see our people speaking at conferences and events around the world. We’re an active part of the technology community and put a strong focus on innovation.  
Lateral thinking and innovation aren’t just encouraged here. They’re essential. 
 
This role can be based in Katowice or you can work remotely from any place in Poland.

Please note, our Talent Acquisition team and some Hiring teams are based in the UK so parts of the recruitment process will be in English. Please also upload your resume in English, thanks!

As our new Software Engineer, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Develop new and existing backend services (in the team we mainly focus on functionalities such as follow, search and content restriction based on age)
  • Support other developers with their day-to-day work
  • Deliver high quality, robust and testable code adhering to internal engineering procedures, code conventions and development methodologies
  • Design architecture for new features along with architects
  • 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
  • Monitor system performance and resolve any issues or failures in staging or production environments

You’ll have:

  • In-depth knowledge of JavaScript
  • Experience designing and building REST APIs
  • Experience with databases (relational or non-relational)
  • Commercial experience working in a cloud-based environment (preferred AWS)
  • Knowledge of asynchronous processing (queues / multithreading / multiprocessing)
  • Attention to details and ability to independently work and deliver working solutions
  • Strong team-player mindset
  • Very good command of English

Benefits will include:

  • Access to DAZN streaming service
  • Annual leave increasing by 3 days after 3 years
  • Private medical insurance (fully financed by DAZN)
  • Life assurance
  • Pension scheme (Pracowniczy Program Emerytalny)
  • MyBenefit platform (MultiSport and thousands of sports, culture or tourism benefits)
  • Financially rewarding ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme
  • Family-friendly community
  • Opportunity for flexible working
  • Employee Assistance Program (psychological, managerial, legal and financial counselling)
  • Free access for you and one other to our workplace mental health platform app (Unmind)
  • Learning and development resources
  • Access to our internal speaker series and events
  • High-end laptops (Macs or Windows)

Here's a little more about us…

At DAZN, we bring ambition to life. We are innovators, game-changers and pioneers. So, if you want to push boundaries and make an impact, 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. 
 
DAZN VALUES – THE ‘HOW’ IN WHAT WE DO:  
 
AMBITIOUS – people who want to make a big impact and drive DAZN forward. 
 
INVENTIVE – people with bright ideas who deliver great new experiences for our customers – and improvements for our business.  People who come up with better, simpler ways of doing things. 
 
PASSIONATE – people who are proud of our product, our content and our business – and love to shout about it.  People who love what they do and show commitment every day. 
 
BRAVE – people who take difficult decisions to help us focus on improving DAZN, our performance and our results. 
 
SUPPORTIVE – people who know that we achieve more as a team than as individuals.  People value inclusion and look out for each other, helping their colleagues enjoy their work and develop their careers.  People who consider others before making decisions. 

At DAZN, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment that values equality and diversity, where everyone can contribute and have their voices heard. This means hiring and developing talent across all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, sexual orientations, gender identities and abilities. 

Everyone has the opportunity to make change and impact our DEI journey by joining our ERGs: Proud@DAZN, Women@DAZN, Disability@DAZN and ParentZone.
 
If you’d like to include a cover letter with your application, please feel free to. Please do not feel you need to apply with a photo or disclose any other information that is not related to your professional experience.
 
Our aim is to make our hiring processes as accessible for everyone as possible, including providing adjustments for interviews where we can.
 
We look forward to hearing from you.