Lead Engineer – Platform Team

Stockholm, Sweden
Posted 4 months ago

Hive Streaming provides video distribution solutions for enterprise networks worldwide. This full-time position located at Södermalm in Stockholm will interest you if you love tech, innovation, managing technical teams, and backend systems. If you’ve previously managed backend teams and want to help us define the next generation of reliable software for millions of active users – keep reading!

About the role

Given our current challenges we are looking for an engineering manager that is passionate about building teams and backend systems and that has knowledge on how to design APIs and lower level infrastructure. You will work closely with the platform team doing a combination of people management, product prioritization, and project management and keeping the backend code base and systems nice and tidy. You will help set the roadmap for the platform team together with a PO and work with both the head of engineering and lead architects to strike a balance between internal improvements and product needs.

About you

We are looking for a leader who will take the initiative and will inspire continuous development as we take on new challenges and grow with the larger engineering organization and company. In particular, we think you should have experience with the following:

  • A couple of years of experience leading technical teams
  • Track record of designing, implementing and troubleshooting scalable, reliable and secure production quality systems
  • Technical knowledge in Scala or a JVM language, an interpreted language such as Python or Ruby and systems using Docker/Kubernetes on one of the major cloud providers
  • Ready to be on-call to support our 24/7 service SLAs

About the team

The Platform Team has a cross-functional approach. We take shared responsibility for both resource-level management and development of existing and new services in our service-oriented architecture. From the resource level, this includes service orchestration using Kubernetes, common logging and monitoring services, and data infrastructures such as Kafka, Redis, and HBase. Additionally, we design, implement and test services, APIs and Data Products. Altogether, the common Platform serves our feature teams, the larger organization, and our customers. We work closely with the rest of engineering with guidelines and support to ensure that our platform is reliable, scalable, maintainable and easy to use.

About Hive Streaming

We take pride in serving the needs of our clients, among them several Fortune 500 companies, by providing live streaming & video-on-demand delivery, network testing, and in-depth analytics. We’re currently enjoying a sweet scaleup-phase with solidly deployed projects and an overwhelming network of admirable clients who keep innovating our digital world just like us.

In our dynamic, entrepreneurial, fast-growing and international company, we’re passionate about new technologies and innovative products. Would you like to join a team of 24 nationalities where kindness and curiosity are highly valued?

How to apply

Submit your resumé to Hive Streaming here and we’ll take it from there.

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