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Software Engineer - Backend (JavaScript)

Katowice, Poland

Job Description

Job Title:
Software Engineer - Backend (JavaScript)
Location:
Katowice, Poland
Schedule:
Full-Time, Permanent
Team:
Software Engineering
Department:
Technology
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What's your new role about?

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.

HERE’S A BREAKDOWN OF WHAT YOU’LL DO (NOT ALL OF IT, JUST THE MOST IMPORTANT STUFF)

  • 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

DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS?

  • 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

NOT ESSENTIAL BUT GREAT IF YOU ALSO KNOW

  • AWS - in particular services such as Lambda, ECS, S3, DynamoDB, SQS, SNS, API Gateway, Elasticache, Cloudfront
  • Infrastructure as a code (experience with Terraform / CloudFormation)
  • TypeScript
  • Design patterns such as dependency injection / inversion of control (especially in the context of Node.js)
  • ElasticSearch
  • Serverless framework

BENEFITS INCLUDE…

  • Development opportunities (knowledge sharing, mentorship programme, online Learning Zone and others)
  • Private medical and dental cover (fully financed by DAZN)
  • Life insurance
  • MyBenefit platform (thousands of sports, culture or tourism benefits)
  • Pension scheme (Pracowniczy Program Emerytalny)
  • Financially rewarding ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme
  • Flexible working arrangements, 1-hour lunch break incl. in working day
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • High-end laptops (Macs or Windows)
  • For more information on our perks and benefits please visit our Careers page.

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.

At 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.

If you're ambitious, inventive, passionate, brave and supportive, then you're the kind of person who's going to enjoy life at DAZN.

We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment, both inside and outside of our walls, that values equality and diversity and where everyone can contribute at the highest level and have their voices heard. For us, this means hiring and developing talent across all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, sexual orientations and gender identities. 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.

We look forward to hearing from you.