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Senior Software Engineer - Backend


15 00018 500 gross / mth.
  • Szczecin

    Szczecin, West Pomeranian
  • offer expired 6 months ago
  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • senior specialist (Senior)
  • home office work, hybrid work
  • CV is not required by the employer
  • remote recruitment

Technologies we use


  • JavaScript

  • Node.js

  • AWS

  • TypeScript

Operating system

About the project

Streaming live events brings unique challenges, as millions of fans join our broadcasts in a short space of time.

We are looking for a Backend Engineer who is passionate about building a modern, scalable and resilient platform and pushes the boundaries on playback excellence. We give you the autonomy over the software you build and freedom to choose the right tool for the job. In return, we expect you to take ownership of the system, and that means:

- You’re responsible for the operational health of your services

- You’re empowered and encouraged to fix operational issues as part of sprint capacity

Your team

We are scaling the teams responsible for the backend services that power DAZN playback. The new team will be responsible for transforming the use of data to provide real-time decision-making, real-time trending of potential issues with regional and device-specific granularity, and powerful debugging tools enabling the Engineering and Operations teams to identify the root cause of issues faster and more easily.

Tech stack: Node.js, Typescript, AWS (Fargate, Lambda, ElastiCache, DynamoDB, SQS, SNS, CloudWatch, S3), Terraform, Vault, DRM, New Relic, Docker, Github, Jira.

About the Playback Experience domain

Watching sport is why our fans come to DAZN, and the Playback Experience domain focuses on all aspects of video playback, from the way we encode and package source video content, the network that pushes the content around the world, the player on our fans’ devices, monitoring of the fans’ viewing experience, and protection of our video content.

This role can be based in Katowice or you can work remotely from anywhere in Poland.

Your responsibilities

  • Build and maintain scalable microservices

  • Collaborate with Product Managers, and other Software Engineers to deliver a compelling user experience

  • Deliver maintainable, robust and testable code

  • Share knowledge and collaborate with other developers across the business

  • Evolve and design the services that power and monitor our video streaming

  • Partner with the other Software Engineering teams to create end to end solutions

Our requirements

  • Development Experience: Backend (preferred JS, TS, Golang) or Frontend with a desire to move to backend

  • Experience with cloud and/or microservices (preferred AWS)

  • Production development experience: unit tests, integration tests, monitoring

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills with people at all seniority levels (English required)


  • Experience of data processing platforms like Hadoop and Apache Spark

  • Knowledge of data visualization software like Tableau

  • Experience of Event streaming platforms like Kafka,

  • Technical understanding of video encoding, DRM, Video Playback

  • Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery experience

  • Worked in a “Build it, own it” model

  • Infrastructure as code

This is how we organize our work

Team size

  • 6

This is how we work

  • in house
  • you develop several projects simultaneously
  • you have influence on the choice of tools and technologies
  • you have influence on the technological solutions applied
  • you have influence on the product
  • you develop the code "from scratch"
  • you focus on product development
  • you focus on code maintenance
  • agile

Team members

  • backend developer
  • product owner
  • scrum master

This is how we work on a project

  • code review

  • design patterns

  • architect / technical leader support

  • Continuous Deployment

  • Continuous Integration

  • team-level deployment

  • documentation

  • issue tracking tools

  • testing environments

  • unit tests

Development opportunities we offer

  • development budget

  • industry-specific e-learning platforms

  • mentoring

  • technical knowledge exchange within the company

What we offer

  • Access to DAZN

  • Annual performance-related bonus

  • Annual leave increasing by 3 days after 3 years

  • Private medical and dental 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

  • 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)

  • Benefits

  • sharing the costs of sports activities

  • private medical care

  • life insurance

  • remote work opportunities

  • flexible working time

  • fruits

  • corporate products and services at discounted prices

  • integration events

  • dental care

  • retirement pension plan

  • no dress code

  • video games at work

  • coffee / tea

  • drinks

  • parking space for employees

  • leisure zone

  • employee referral program

  • charity initiatives

  • extra leave

  • MyBenefit Platform

  • annual bonus

Recruitment stages

Phone call with Recruitment Specialist


2h technical interview with the team


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.

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, gender identities and abilities. 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.

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