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Are you a back-end developer who enjoys working closely together with passionate and creative colleagues? At Epidemic Sound the employees play an average of 1.75 musical instruments and drink 1813 liters of coffee per year. Besides these interests the employees have different backgrounds. The company is international; where in addition to languages such as Swedish, English, French, German and Dutch they are also using Javascript and Python. Are you ready to take the next step in your career and want to develop in a company with a good vibe? This is your chance!

Academic Work is on behalf of our client Epidemic Sound looking for an experienced developer who will focus on backend development and DevOps technologies.

Epidemic Sound offers customers worldwide a catalog of 30 000 high-quality tracks which figures in creative scenes like TV channels, radio, and the web. The company is on a journey of change and have gone from having a few major broadcasters to hundreds of thousands of international customers. In other words - it's a good time to jump on the train and continue the journey on developing the company. The development team, currently around 30 people, is now looking for an additional creative colleague. They value good collaboration, knowledge sharing, as well as quality and collective decision-making!

This recruitment process is conducted by Academic Work and the request from Epidemic Sound is that all questions regarding the position is handled by Academic Work.

Academic Work is responsible for the recruitment process but the candidate that proceed will be employed directly by Epidemic Sound.


Product development at Epidemic Sound is organized in several cross-functional teams fully owning a part of our product offering. As a software engineer you will be part of such a team, working together with designers and product owners to design, develop, test, scale and maintain a subset of product functionality. This means that all developers at Epidemic Sound must be product focused and open to working in all parts of the tech stack.

As someone with extensive experience of backend/devops scalability challenges, you will also be expected to help lead the way in solving these specific types of problems; both through supporting and mentoring colleagues in your team and through spreading best-practices across the wider tech organization.

In addition to developing product features, you will for example be expected to help with:
* Developing our build and deploy pipelines and tooling
* Maturing our approach to data storage & analysis, data pipelines, and related infrastructure
* Enhancing our performance and uptime monitoring

You have experience of working with large-scale high-performance systems. You have been through the scaling journey from running on a couple of instances to a distributed multi-region and fault-tolerant architecture. You have a devops mindset and understand how code, infrastructure, tooling and processes all influence system characteristics and product capabilities.

Experience of any of the following technologies used at Epidemic Sound is considered a plus:
* Python (ideally combined with Django)
* AWS cloud infrastructure (EC2, ELB, ECS/Faregate, RDS etc)
* Elasticsearch
* Docker
* Kubernetes
* React, Redux, React Native
* Javascript / Typescript
* Kotlin

Most importantly you are a humble team player with high ambition; you independently bring your work forward, take initiative and are eager to share your ideas for improvement. The atmosphere in the office is easygoing and open; do not get surprised if the colleague next to you jam along when you are typing code.


* START: As soon as possible
* WORK EXTENT: Full time
* LOCATION: Stockholm, Åsögatan 121
* Do you meet the requirements? Click on “Apply” and submit your application as soon as possible as our selection process is continuous.
* We only handle applications through our website but if you have questions about the position you are welcome to email us ([email protected]) and we will answer during office hours. Please write the advert title in the subject and paste the advert link in the mail.

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Epidemic Sound is founded in Sweden in 2009 by a group of driven innovators who came up with the idea of working with production music for television, online video, marketing industry and other audiovisual media. The company has its roots in television and music industry with the goal of changing the production in the music industry globally. Epidemic Sound's customers are mainly broadcasters, production companies, advertising agencies, digital publishers, MCN, and online video creators who license its music to their own productions. They have offices in Stockholm, Amsterdam, Madrid, Hamburg, New York, and Los Angeles, with plans for further expansion in the coming years!

Detta är en jobbannons med titeln "Senior software engineer with backend/devops experience to epidemic sound" hos företaget Academic Work och publicerades på webbjobb.io den 30 januari 2018 klockan 00:00.

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