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Posted: Thursday, 18 August 2016, 7:47


We are looking for a Front-End Developer to join the Viafree team which is part of Viaplay Tech.

What we want you to do
As a Developer with Viafree, you will be part of a team focusing on developing the best advertising funded video on demand services in northern Europe. The team is responsible for the development and maintenance of the platform powering Viafree . You will be a part of the Viaplay Technology Team and work closely with the teams building similar services such as Viaplay and Viasat Sport. We are truly at the forefront of video on demand development and streaming experiences and we are now looking for a new team member to help us grow the different platforms, enhance our user experience and support our constant growth.

What we can do for you
Viafree & Viaplay Technology Team are part of the Modern Times Group, an international media company with brands such as Viasat, Viaplay, TV3, TV6 and RIX FM. We offer a challenging environment, with very skilled high performing individuals, located at Södermalm in Stockholm. As part of a strong technology team you will be working with the latest technologies in streaming video. We build software in short delivery cycles for enabling you to quickly see the result of your work. Product iterations are data driven, based on consumer feedback and behavior. Our users are expecting great viewing experiences, and as part of the team you will learn about video player development and HTML5 frameworks. Our business is driven by advertising, and we are constantly developing innovative and seamless solutions for creating value, while optimizing user experience.

What we ask of you

You have at least 4-5 years experience of front-end development and are used to work closely with people from backend, UX and product. We want you to play an active role in discussions on how to find the best solutions and be involved in identifying and specifying requirements. Everyday work will include running development activities, including design, complexity assessment, test and deployment. You have good communication skills in English.
Degree in computer science, computer engineering or an equivalent level of work experience (4-5 years).
Front-end skills (ie. CSS, HTML, JavaScript) and understanding of or back end skills.
Experience creating responsive, device-agnostic interfaces via progressive enhancement.
Dedication to unit testing, code review and other quality-oriented practices.
Experience working with frameworks, CSS preprocessors, task runners (e.g. React.js, Sass, Grunt)
Enthusiasm for Agile software development.
You’re a passionate developer with an interest in video streaming and software development. We work in an agile environment and use Jira, Confluence and Stash (with Git) to support our needs.

Join us today
Our HQ is in Stockholm, but our market is across the Nordics. You will become part of an amazing company with great people, content and culture. If this feels like your kind of challenge, please apply and attach your CV and cover letter. If you have any questions you are very welcome to call our recruiter Jonas Birke at 073-699 19 61.

Viafree is a brand new streaming service (August 2016) available in Sweden, Norway and Denmark that gives users free access to thousands of hours of entertainment. Some content derives from our great TV-channels (for examples TV3 and TV6) but we also produce exclusive formats for Viafree in co-operation with MTG’s Nice Entertainment production facility. Viafree is available on desktop, smartphones, tablets and Chromecast. Viafree is funded by the sales of advertising

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